About St Jean d'Aulps, France
Saint Jean d'Aulps is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhone-Alpes region in south-eastern France. The local inhabitants are called "Jovanétiens".
Originally built around the Aulps Abbey, the village is situated in the heart of the Vallée d'Aulps. As well as being the home to an active farming community, Saint Jean d’Aulps is popular with holiday-makers in the Summer, for walking , and in the Winter for skiing, as part of the massive Portes du Soleil ski area.
The local ski area in Saint Jean d’Aulps is called l’Espace Roc d’Enfer and offers 40km of exceptional alpine skiing away from the crowds of some other resorts in the Portes du Soleil. There is also a shuttle link from the tourist office in the village to the skiing areas in Morzine, Les Gets and Avoriaz.
In summer, Saint Jean d'Aulps offers many activities, including rock climbing, via ferrata, hiking, mountain-biking, horse-riding, fishing and para-gliding.
The nearest town is Morzine which is 7km away. Geneva airport is approximately one hour by car.