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Vétraz‑Monthoux

Between town and country

Vétraz-Monthoux is a rapidly expanding commune. Its privileged location, between town and country, makes it very attractive. The quality of life it offers to its inhabitants is one of its assets. If more than 9000 inhabitants are counted, which makes it the 3rd most populated commune of the Annemasse agglomeration, about 40% of the communal territory is in agricultural or natural zones. The territory of Vétraz-Monthoux is marked by the Monthoux hill, whose summit reaches 571 m and offers magnificent views of the Geneva basin to the west and the Alps to the east. A public park of nearly 2 hectares, at the top of the hill, allows you to recharge your batteries. It includes a chapel built in 1863 on the site of an old keep, remarkable trees, a vast meadow, a pond and playgrounds. In the center of the village, there is another public park with petanque courts, playgrounds and pedestrian paths. A few local shops are located in the center of the town, while the main shopping area is in the Bas-Monthoux district. More than 30 associations animate local life by proposing sports, cultural and leisure activities throughout the year. Among the highlights of local life are the Plant Festival organized over a weekend in April (the 21st edition will take place in 2020; about 70 exhibitors), the Summer Festival at the end of June with the installation of a giant water slide, the “Rêve de Montagnes” festival in September with film screenings every evening of the week and finally the Autumn Painting and Sculpture Show in November which brings together about 60 amateur artists every year.

Practical information

Mairie de Vétraz-Monthoux
Place de la Mairie 74100 Vétraz-Monthoux
04 50 37 32 09
www.vetraz-monthoux.fr

9167 inhabitants

Community of communes: Annemasse Les Voirons Agglomeration

Distance:
The municipality of Vétraz-Monthoux is bordered by that of Annemasse. It is located 12 km from Geneva and 18 km from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois.

Access by public transport:
P+R “J. Monnet” + Tango bus allow to go to Annemasse in order to take the tramway 17 in the direction of Geneva or the Léman Express in the direction of Geneva, Annecy, Évian-les-Bains, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains.
Line 5 and 8 of the TAC network to Annemasse, Cranves-Sales and Bonne.

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