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fabulous views of the lake

only for the fit and well as is tricky in places. offers great views of Lake Annecy and the... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
rovingsteve
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Breathtaking view!!!

We attempted to drive up but the last stretch was covered in snow so we had to stop and play in... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
MrsCanas
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Sylvania
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

only for the fit and well as is tricky in places. offers great views of Lake Annecy and the surrounding area

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rovingsteve
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We attempted to drive up but the last stretch was covered in snow so we had to stop and play in the snow on the side of the road. The views are amazing here.....so serene!

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank MrsCanas
Reviewed December 11, 2017

6 of us did the hike from the lake to the top and camped overnight facing the Mont Blanc. Great views, beautiful wildlife, steep parts with some sections offering chains for help. The best hike around the lake. You can cut the hike in halp...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank robertthomas10
Reviewed November 15, 2017

This hike was amazing, If you are looking for a couples or family hike this is perfect. I saw a lot of people hiking with tents (going up in the afternoon) so they can spend the night at the top and then climb down in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
21  Thank Fabio C
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Great hike to go on with a family, as a couple, or just in general. You can start at several different points at the mountain and there are several restaurants at the bases. The hike was steep but doable- a good 3 hours up, 2...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Celeste F
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

20 kms far from Annecy..surrounded by many mountains reflecting in the splendid lake.. a quite difficult.walk..up to thr top..2000 m high...moe difficult at the end. you ll find a restaurant " refuge " on the way.. from thete up..the point of wiew is..wwwaooww.!!. but..i insist...its...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank monique r
Reviewed September 2, 2016

I dragged my family up La Tournette one sunny August day. We parked a little below the Chalet de l'Aulp where the tarred road turns in to track. I wasn't prepared to risk our car on the track but many did and seemed fine. The...More

Date of experience: August 2016
13  Thank Dan W
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Whether you drive, hike or cycle up here, it's worth it for the views, fresh mountain air and scenery. An easy drive up, no so easy hike/cycle! Well worth the effort, plenty of restaurants, activities to participate in, wonderful hiking and beautiful sorroundings. The menus...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Adrian M
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Amazing hike up the mountain in mixed weather. Our eurocamp rep Karl guided us brilliantly up it in difficult conditions and dealt with my slight hesitancy on the trickier bits.only do this if you have good shoes, the right kit and are prepared as the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank simonjbennett
Reviewed August 8, 2016

To start with we drove up the winding gravel road to the restaront car park at the top and set of for our hike. We were taken up La Tourette by our eurocamp guide Karl. It is quite a technical hike and I wouldn't recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2016
7  Thank James B
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Holy R
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The parking at the Fromagerie is acessable by car with free parking but goes along a gravel road. There is parking below accessible by the paved road but it adds another mile or two to the hike. The trail is very steep and... More
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