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Col de la Faucille

D936, 01410 Mijoux, France
+33 4 50 41 31 10
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Nice family outing next to Geneva

Nice and scenic road to get there. Beautiful views on the Alps and of course the Mont Blanc on the... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Pascal F
,
Geneva, Switzerland
Easy but invigorating 6km walk up to Montrond from Col de la Faucille parking area

This is a walk up a narrow paved road linking Col de la Faucille to the Montrond cable car (top... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Marshall B
,
Ferney-Voltaire, France
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“mont blanc” (3 reviews)
“lake geneva” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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D936, 01410 Mijoux, France
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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

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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

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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

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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

Thank Pete M
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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!

Thank Sandra M
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