We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Tournette

Annecy, France
Review Highlights
Amazing views and great hike

Great hike to go on with a family, as a couple, or just in general. You can start at several... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Celeste F
via mobile

20 kms far from Annecy..surrounded by many mountains reflecting in the splendid lake.. a quite... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
monique r
via mobile
Read all 206 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Annecy, France
Write a Review
Reviews (206)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago 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

Thank Celeste F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank monique r
Reviewed 2 September 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

7  Thank Dan W
Reviewed 25 August 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

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 9 August 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

1  Thank simonjbennett
Reviewed 8 August 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

3  Thank James B
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Hiking to the top of la Tournette from Montmin is challenging, it took us a 5 hours for the full tour at an easy pace with a few breaks. From the top you are rewarded with incredible views of both lake annecy and Mont Blanc.

3  Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We parked near the Refuge du Pre Verel and walked up (about 20 minutes) to the Restaurant Le Chalet de l'Aulp where the trail to La Tournette begins, although you could park at the restaurant, too. The trail up to the Refuge de la Tournette...More

10  Thank bweeindc
Reviewed 12 August 2015

choice of menu and friendly service. however we had a bit of a wait between courses and in fact cancelled deserts . Otherwise, we have eaten here a few times and love it.

2  Thank boylans2015
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We drove up with the car to La Ferme restaurant, left the car there and then walked up to the parachuting point. You can't drive up to the parachuting point, and if you do you could get a fine. We watched people parachute for a...More

2  Thank MushyPow
Nearby Restaurants
L'EDELWEISS - Hotel-Restaurant
195 reviews
3.85 km away
Cafe de la Place
847 reviews
5.73 km away
Refuge de Pre Verel
176 reviews
1.88 km away
La Ferme
80 reviews
3.66 km away
Nearby Attractions
Airmax Parapente
337 reviews
3.81 km away
Le Col de la Forclaz
238 reviews
3.84 km away
Cascade d'Angon
49 reviews
4.87 km away
Reserve Naturelle du Bout du Lac
129 reviews
6.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Tournette staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines