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La Tournette

Annecy, France
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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 15 April 2018
MrsCanas
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Sylvania
Top of the ALps

6 of us did the hike from the lake to the top and camped overnight facing the Mont Blanc. Great... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
robertthomas10
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Paris, France
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Reviewed 15 April 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!

Thank MrsCanas
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Reviewed 11 December 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

1  Thank robertthomas10
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Reviewed 15 November 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

10  Thank Fabio C
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Reviewed 15 August 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

3  Thank Celeste F
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Reviewed 17 July 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

1  Thank monique r
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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

10  Thank Dan W
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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

2  Thank Adrian M
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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
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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

5  Thank James B
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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.

4  Thank Thomas A
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