The West bank is formed by seven municipalities: Duingt, Entrevernes, La-Chapelle-Saint-Maurice, Leschaux, Saint Eustache, Saint-Jorioz and Sévrier.
They establish our territory, that where we intervene everywhere, even if our activity is rather centered on both "heavyweight" which establish
In inhabitants' terms (and consequently of houses) Sévrier and Saint-Jorioz who follow one another along a way which exists since the Highest Antiquity.
They benefit both of the equipments which return the useful, pleasant and safe life.
Saint-Jorioz (5738 hectares) is a natural basin made up of a town centre and 11 hamlets.
Stretching beyond the habitations, pitched at various levels at the foot of the Semnoz and Taillefer mountains, is a small coastal looking area which gives way to a sparkling mirror-like lake where the light generates a beautiful array of colour.
Its semi-circular marina is the largest around the lake (there are 368 mooring points). Its sandy beach is also the largest, measuring 200 metres long and 100 metres wide.
Many sports can be enjoyed all year round including hunting, fishing, rowing, sailing, water skiing, tennis, swimming, diving, hiking, skiing, summer tobogganing and horse riding, as well as all team sports.
The association of local shops (StJoEco) comprises more than 40 members (including a supermarket with order and collect facilities) as well as other grocery stores, estate agents, restaurants, hotel and catering plus other businesses specialising in fashion, beauty and well-being, decoration, sports and hobbies, cars, bikes, pets and other services.
Four farmers and ten larger companies are also based here in the community. (Cedric Barbera is a member of the association representing our business).
Naturally there is a nursery and local primary school. The Jean Monnet secondary school caters for pupils from Saint-Jorioz and the neighbouring area.
A crèche called "Les Petits Lutins" provides an all day service for the very young and "La Ribambelle" offers an afterschool club and morning drop-off service before school opens.
The town has 4 dental practices, 3 doctors' surgeries, 3 nurses' clinics, 1 medical analysis laboratory, 9 physiotherapists, 7 osteopaths, 4 speech therapists, 3 psychologists, 1 maternity nurse and hospital and home-help services.
The Annecy to Albertville bus service has 10 stops in Saint-Jorioz and the cycle track which links Ugine in one direction and Annecy in the other, also runs through the town.
Public Services – As well as the town hall and post office, there are the local police stations (police plus gendarmerie) and a fire brigade/first aid centre. Together they take care of the day to day tranquility and security of the locals.
Places of interest
- The restored "Pays du Laudon" museum building is a former 19th century farm. It provides an insight into the agricultural history of the village, displaying the artefacts used at the time.
- The large outdoor soft play park "Le Big-Jump" is equipped with large bouncy inflatables and slides, trampolines and a ball park.
For more information, see http://www.saint-jorioz.fr.