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great hike

great hike from la faucille up to la vattay or la dole. magnific path in the forest with hidden... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Geneva, Switzerland
Great place

We came across this place by chance on our way back from CERN. There’s so much to see and do... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Inverness, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

great hike from la faucille up to la vattay or la dole. magnific path in the forest with hidden rochers and impressive rock walls

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank a_drip_GE
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We came across this place by chance on our way back from CERN. There’s so much to see and do, including an excellent luge.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

A great spot to visit on a fine day. At the top of the col you can see Mont Blanc and across Switzerland if it is clear. Take the telecabine to the top of the mountain where it can be cool even on a hot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bobbledog
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Nice and scenic road to get there. Beautiful views on the Alps and of course the Mont Blanc on the road and even nicer when taking the telecabin to the top. In winter, excellent family skiing. These mid altitudes do not get much snow and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a walk up a narrow paved road linking Col de la Faucille to the Montrond cable car (top) station and Le Grand Tetras restaurant/bar - no cars to worry about but a decent surface for bicycles/strollers/walking shoes. There are several more traditional paths/trails...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Marshall B
Reviewed 2 July 2017

My review is for the scenic drive between Gex and Saint-Claude, on the RN5 which winds up and down the mountain side. Heading from Ferney Voltaire, the road gradually ascends and then sharply rises, passing through some switch backs. There is an increasingly panoramic view...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank mostlyharmless
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Took the bubble up to the restaurant at the top. No snow here yet, late December.Clear blue sky, very cold and clear. Unbelievably impressive view of the Alps, snow-topped, Mont Blanc majestic in the middle. Also Lake Geneva, the Jet d'eau visible in the valley...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Skylarkpete
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We ventured on the Telecabine to the top, where we enjoyed a super view. The café at the top served huge meals, aimed at energetic walkers and skiers. Some local stew served from an enormous pot!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sandra M
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