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La Sambuy

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Brilliant fun!

We had a great day in August. Travelled up on chairlift, soaked up the phenomenal views, went on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lesley P
Chippenham, United Kingdom
Family Day Out

We had a great day out at La Sambuy. The drive up has spectacular views, but when you get to the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Tim H
Gresford, Wales, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
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“lake annecy”(5 reviews)
“mont blanc”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great day in August. Travelled up on chairlift, soaked up the phenomenal views, went on some well signposted trails and headed back down the chairlift. At the bottom we enjoyed the luge and the rubber rings which we thought we excellent value...More

Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We had a great day out at La Sambuy. The drive up has spectacular views, but when you get to the car park you're only half way there. Next comes the chair-lift which was great fun, although I quickly realised I have no head for...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

45 minute drive from Annecy. 4 great activities including the best Toboggan I've been on (and we've tried a few last few years). Prices pretty decent really. Not much queuing, although it seemed to get busier late afternoon. Chairlift 15 minute trip with great views...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent views from both the chairlift and the top. Will never go with a toddler again though as he panicked and I needed all my strenght to keep him inside the chairlift. Cannot understand why they did not advise us to go with two adults...More

Thank astrids77
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

What an idyllic way to spend a day on holidays with the family! A slow and quiet chairlift with spectacular views of the Alps and Lac d'Annecy, a walk and picnic in the mountains surrounded by wildflowers and fauna (butterflies, goats with bells, a marmot!),...More

Thank Life-is-good-CC
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This place is special. It's a resort that has developped through times with minimal means... and kept it minimal, fun & authentic. Just go there and find out what's your thing... there is smth for you out there!

Thank Bilitis S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I live in the valley next to La Sambuy. That is the most wonderful place in the world. There are very nice walks fro family or people with more experiences. If you just want have a wonderful view, you can go to the top by...More

Thank berengereperello
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great family outing. Arrived mid morning and it was fairly quiet. Easy to locate and well signposted but up some steep bendy narrow roads! Two restaurant/bars at base level. Use chair lift for a lovely 20min ascent to about 1800m and the best views around...More

Thank Russ J
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Taking the chairlift up La Sambuy is a great way to reach a fantastic view point over Lake Annecy. There are also very nice walks some of which are easy while others will take you to the summit of La Sambuy. I highly recommend the...More

Thank Thucydides1
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We caught the chairlift at Sambuy in order to do some walking at the top of the mountain during our holiday in August 2016. The staff at the info centre at the bottom of the chairlift were really helpful and advised us to take some...More

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