Bernex "Chalet du Mont Benand"

At the doorway to the Alps, right next to SWITZERLAND, the "Mont Benand" center in BERNEX is situated on a sunny slope, halfway between the village and the alpine pastures.

The accommodation consists of a chalet with 17 rooms each with 4 to 6 beds, making a total of 50 beds. Most rooms have their own washbasins, there are toilets on every floor and shower facilities on the ground floor.
The fully renovated dining room opens out onto a sunny terrace.

The center has all the necessary approvals to host groups (I.A., J.S. and Safety Committee)

The center provides :

• a fully renovated dining room.
• two class or activity rooms.
• various equipment: TV, VCR , table tennis…

Places of interest :
• mountain walks, lakeside activities,
• local crafts and gastronomy, authentic mountain villages and their history,
• the flora and fauna of middle range mountains, superb panoramas.

Sightseeing and visits :
• La Beunaz high altitude lake, crossing Lac Léman,
• Vacheresse cheese makers, local craft museum, natural history museum of Geneva,
• feudal castles,
• visit to the old town of Thonon and typical villages like Lindarets or Yvoire.

Sports Activities :
• Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing,
• Ski touring,
• Snowshoeing on way-marked trails, winter walks to mountain refuges, ice rink.
• Climbing, via ferrata, midrange mountain trips
• Paragliding,
• Canyoning.

• 600 km from Paris
• 60 km from Lausanne and Geneva
• 20 km from Thonon
• 15 km from Evian and Lac Léman

Centre d’accueil UNCMT
"Le Chalet du Mont Benand"
74500 BERNEX
Tel./Fax: +33 (0) 450 736 037
State Education Accreditation
402 033 12 (I.A. 74)
Jeunesse et Sport Accreditation 074 033 063

For bookings and quotations :

(in charge of colonies and mini-stays)
(in charge of high-school, groups and foreign groups)
(in charge of discovery classes)