A cultural richness that recalls the importance of Savoyard knowledge. Walking through the city, you will discover the tower Demi-Quartier, former home of the lords of Megève, or the Calvary, a via crucis, housed in a forest, marked by 15 oratories and chapels decorated with frescoes and statues, artwork of a craftsman from the region, considered a historical monument. It was built between 1844 and 1863 thanks to the tenacity of Reverend Martin, vicar of Megève, on the model of that of Jerusalem. The hermitage houses a museum that traces the construction of Calvary and Labo Rando. The complex of the site and buildings was restored between 2001 and 2011. The beautiful church of San Giovanni Battista, some parts of which date from the thirteenth century, is also classified among the historical monuments of the city. You should also visit for its unique style, which also houses the famous French architect Henry Jacques Le Même and the museum of Haute Val d’Arly, located in an old farmhouse of the nineteenth century which, with its beautiful collection of exhibitions, gives the opportunity to learn something more about the rural life of the past, in the mountains.
The well-deserved reputation of Megève in the world is also evidenced by its constant organizational ferment, which characterizes it throughout the year. In January, the station hosts one of the events of the international circuit of the pole, the Megève Polo Masters, an absolutely unique competition, which takes place on the snow and offers a truly captivating spectacle. From the end of January to the beginning of February, an entire week is dedicated to mountain and golf. On this occasion, it is possible to participate in many competitions, such as the BMW Winter Field and the Pure Attitude Trophy, golf for the little ones, where different activities are organized so that children can learn about it. wonderful sport. The famous Megève jazz competition takes place mid-July. A jazz competition featuring bands from all over Europe with music that creates a festive atmosphere in all the streets of the village. Many concerts are organized, such as a parade or a dance, and the event ends with a final challenge. Still in July, Megève serves as a backdrop to the horse-drawn sleigh party held in the resort for more than 50 years. In August, all on the square with the famous Estivales Megeve, a classical music festival that offers guests the opportunity to hear the talents of tomorrow, from around the world.
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