Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France? If you're planning to go to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France

Based on the climate and weather in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Saint-Gervais-les-Bains 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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Saint-Gervais-les-Bains.

What to wear/what to pack for Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France by month

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January

If you go to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains in January, you will notice that it is biting cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

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February

February in this region is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the low 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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March

March in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains can be dangerously cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with most days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

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April

April in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with more than half days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day.

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May

If you go to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains in May, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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June

June in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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July

Traveling to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains in July, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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August

If you are traveling to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains in August, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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September

If you vacation in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains during September, you might find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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October

In October, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about half of the time.

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November

November in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with more than half days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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December

Traveling to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains in December, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day.

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