Megève, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Megève, France? If you're planning to go to Megève, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Megève, France

Based on the climate and weather in Megève, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Megève, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Megève, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities

Megève is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

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What to wear/what to pack for Megève, France by month

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January

January in Megève is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with most days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day.

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February

February in Megève is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with most days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

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March

March here can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost almost every day of the month. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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April

In April, Megève is very cold. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Megève, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost almost every day.

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May

May in Megève can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

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June

June in Megève is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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July

July for Megève is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains about a third of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Megève in August, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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September

September in Megève can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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October

October in Megève can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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November

November in this region can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost nearly every day this month. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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December

December can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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Activities for Megève, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Megève.

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