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La Tournette

Annecy, France
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The hike and climb to the top is well worth the effort. The views are amazing with the lake on one... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2015
NilTailor
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Brussels, Belgium
One of the best hikes with a great payoff!

I hiked La Tournette alone while staying in Annecy. It was a beautiful July day - 80 degrees and... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2015
Brad P
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

The hike and climb to the top is well worth the effort. The views are amazing with the lake on one side and the French Alps on the other. We had clear views across to Mont Blanc. Started at Col Forclaz and hiked to the...More

2  Thank NilTailor
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I hiked La Tournette alone while staying in Annecy. It was a beautiful July day - 80 degrees and sunny. I wanted to provide a little more info about the trail head for those that follow. I had a car and drove from Annecy -...More

16  Thank Brad P
Reviewed 18 July 2015

super view. stop and refuge de l'aulp for an authentic roblochon. Pretty hard for beginner. I climbed from the lake all thru the top. took me 5 hours. 25 km. 2000m of elecation change

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Reviewed 11 February 2015

Tournette is really something. Give yourself time, especially if you are not use to the region, to hike. That being said, La Tournette is special and a sense of accomplishment comes when you look at it from far away and can say I climbed that....More

4  Thank Carey T
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I parked at Belchamp and hiked up to the refuge Rosairy. The hike was more difficult than expected, especially the descent due to the small stones on the trail, but feasible with a bit of effort. The first half was mostly in...More

7  Thank Stanford E
Reviewed 26 October 2014

The trip is said to take about 6 hrs in total, we spent almost 8 hrs before we were back by the car. There's a lot of incline to begin with, so we had rapid breaks during the hike. Such a beautiful view once you...More

4  Thank Alexander W
Reviewed 21 April 2014

I did the Tournette with my MTB. The north trail is almost not rideable at all. Also it's the steeper trail. If you want to ride the Tournette, better stick to the trail to Montmin on the south side. This one is mostly rideable but...More

1  Thank tim t
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Although I live right beside La Tournette, I've only hiked it fully twice. The Lake (Montmin) side is the fastest and therefore busiest trail. The back trail (Serreval) is interesting as it passes a lovely mountain refuge where you can also stay for the night...More

13  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 24 August 2013

with souveniers and the option to paraglide or delta over the lake. easy to reach at least by car. on food its a 3h walk up the mountain from the lake

2  Thank Marc D
Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

I did the Tournette with my MTB. The north trail is almost not rideable at all. Also it's the steeper trail. If you want to ride the Tournette, better stick to the trail to Montmin on the south side. This one is mostly rideable but...More

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