Les Lindarets is a charming alpine village nestled in the mountains above Lake Montriond.  In the summer months it is home to many goats, who spend their summer grazing on the mountain pastures, and also being fed by the multitude of tourists!  Visitors are able to feed the goats with special pellets that can be purchased from the restuarants and shops.

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Les Lindarets is also celebrated for its many restaurants serving all the local specialities, many using products sourced locally and foraged from the mountains.  You can’t go wrong with any of the restaurants in this small village, but a couple of our favourites are:

Restaurant les Rhodos

Christel and Gilles run this delightful restaurant which serves all the local specialities.  Christel uses many local ingredients to create wonderful dishes including snails with homemade butter and myrtille tart.  The restaurant has a very cosy feel, with a blazing fire in the winter months and a large sun terrace for the summer months.

Tel: 04 50 74 07 86     Website:  http://www.restaurant-les-rhodos-74.fr/

Restaurant la Cremaillaire

You will be given a warm welcome in la Crémaillère, which has been run by the Braize family for three generations.  It is well know for it’s mushroom dishes using the local yellow chanterelles.

Tel: 04 50 74 11 68

It is also possible to purchase the local cheeses from many of the shops in the village; a must for lovers of a good smelly goat cheese!

In the summer months you can access les Lindarets by driving up from Montriond, past the lake and the Ardent telecabine.  You can also continue up the Col de Joux Verte to Avoriaz and back over into Morzine.  During the winter ski season, the village is easily accessed on skis from the Lindarets plateau at the top of the Ardent telecabine.