Lovagny is a village in the Haute-Savoie region of France, located 10 km west of Annecy. Lovagny covers a total area of 555 hectares, with a population of approximately 1,248 inhabitants.
The commune rises to an altitude of 500 metres and is part of the community of communes of Fier et des Usses. It borders the villages of Chavanod, Étercy, Nonglard and Poisy. The village takes its name from the word “loup” because in ancient times this predator was present there. Lovagny is located 15 km from Annecy, close to its agglomeration which offers many jobs.
Monuments and tourist sites
Gorges du Fier
The Gorges du Fier are an exceptional natural site in the commune of Lovagny.
300 metres long and 70 metres deep, they are among the most impressive gorges in France. These gorges can be visited several months of the year.
More info: Gorges du Fier à Lovagny
Castle of Montrottier
The castle of Montrottier is a medieval castle from the 13th and 15th centuries. It has left its mark on the past of our department and houses the incredible collections of Léon Marès.
Come and discover the past of the Savoy region!
More info: Château de Montrottier
Church of Lovagny
The church of Lovagny is a church that consists of three distinct parts with the nave, the choir and the bell tower.
This church has been under the protection of Our Lady of the Annunciation since its origin.
Les Dromettes hiking trail
This walking loop is located on the last slopes of the Montagne d’Age between the Fier and the village centre. The circuit is 3 km long with a difference in altitude of 135 m. It takes about an hour to complete the walk.
The start is at the cemetery car park, on the “Vy de la Verdelle” path. At the “La Grange” sign, continue towards the Planchamps path, then the Bourbonges path to arrive at the low point of the Berthières. By leaving on the left by the “Closets” path which runs alongside a small stream, you will reach the “Blounis” path which will take you back to the starting point.
There are signs along the way with these directions. You can admire the hills of the Savoyard foreland and pass over a quarry, where the European bee-eater nests.
The best rated hotels
Depending on your budget, we have selected five hotels near Lovagny that offer excellent value for money and have very good customer reviews:
Ibis Budget Annecy
A few kilometres from Lovagny, this budget hotel in Cran-Gevrier offers 49 double or triple rooms. Breakfast is available on request. You can easily visit the city of Annecy, a few kilometres away.
From 57 € per room.
Kyriad Annecy Cran-Gevrier
Not far from Lovagny, this hotel offers 50 large air-conditioned rooms. The beautiful terrace allows you to have lunch outside in good weather. You can visit the Gorges du Fier and the castle of Montrottier which are worth a visit.
From € 62 per night.
Hotel de Bonlieu
Ideally located in the city centre, you can discover Annecy on foot. The rooms are spacious and decorated in a contemporary style. The Courrier shopping centre is nearby. The reception is open 24 hours a day.
From 143 € per night.
Campanile Annecy Centre Gare
The hotel is located near the train station, in the city centre of Annecy. Breakfast is served on the terrace or in the breakfast room. Families can benefit from attractive prices for staying in this hotel. The decoration is modern and bright.
Prices start at € 108 per night.
This recent hotel is very well located in front of the Albigny beach, in Annecy-le-Vieux. The 57 rooms are worthy of a good 3-star hotel. Annecy city centre is a 15-minute walk away. The private car park is very useful during the busy summer season.
From 121 € per night.
Market in Lovagny
The traditional market in this Haute-Savoie commune is held on the second Sunday of each month from 8am to 1pm. It is located in front of the bakery, 40 route des Gorges, place de la Mairie.
Services & Administrations
Town hall and post office
50, route de Poisy Tel : 04.50.46.23.37 Town hall : www.lovagny.fr Thepostal agency is located in the town hall. The village house can be rented for receptions or meetings. It is located at 68 route des Gorges and also houses the communal library.
The school in Lovagny now has 6 classes, accommodating pupils from nursery to the end of primary school.
The commune has four places to eat:
- L’Auberge du Bon Refuge: 50 pont des Liasses Tel : 04.50.46.31.02.
- Les Gorges du Fier: small fast food restaurant located at the entrance to the Gorges
- La Taverne de Pontverre: bistronomic restaurant located at the foot of the Château de Montrottier at 1 214 routes des Gorges Tel : 04.50.67.68.31.
- The pizza truck La Tour de Pizz’: present on the town hall car park on Thursday and Sunday evenings Tel : 06.22.86.35.61.
Tennis of Lovagny
With a subscription, you can play tennis as a family or individually. All the information you need to play tennis in Lovagny.