Onnion is just
a few kilometres drive up the mountain from St Jeoire. St Jeoire
is a small town with all of the shops, hotels, bars, supermarkets,
banks, petrol stations, post office, tourist information, bus services,
and eveything else that you might need.
Further up the
mountain there are the cross country and alpine ski areas of Plaine
Joux and Les Brasses. In the summer these are very popular with
mountain bikers, walkers and road cyclists.
The large towns
of Annemasse, close to Geneva, and Cluses, on the way to Chamonix,
can be easily reached by car within 16-20 min. Annemasse and Geneva
have all of the shopping that anyone can manage ! The lake at Geneva
is also a popular tourist attraction. Cluses is also popular, with
plenty of Hotels, bars, restaurants, hypermarkets and sports facilities.