We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Reserve Naturelle

Features Animals
Review Highlights
So beautiful

An easy walk along this spectacular valley, can be extended for the more energetic. A lovely hostel... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Jean M
,
Manchester, United Kingdom
Beautiful place

Beautiful spot for a gentle stroll along the valley floor or a serious hike up the side of the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Mark S
,
St Albans, United Kingdom
Read all 85 reviews
56
All photos (56)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
27 Aug 2018
“So beautiful”
4 Aug 2018
“Beautiful place”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Nov
-1°
Dec
-2°
Jan
Contact
Reserve Naturelle a Sixt Fer, Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval, France
Website
Most Helpful Review
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Just above Sixt Fer à Cheval stands the little village of Salvagny, and above that a nature reserve that richly rewards a long, slow and above all quiet wander. Set out from Salvagny on the steep road to Passy, keep going and enter the nature...More

5  Thank Chris H
Reviews (85)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
8
3
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
8
3
0
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2018

An easy walk along this spectacular valley, can be extended for the more energetic. A lovely hostel selling welcoming refreshments and mouthwatering lunches. The small fee to get in to the researve is well worth it paid at the entrance to the car parks drive...More

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Beautiful spot for a gentle stroll along the valley floor or a serious hike up the side of the cliffs to a refuge. Nice for a family outing and picnic or just a snack in the coffee bar.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Truly spectacular with all the water falls cascading down. There is a cafe half way up selling lovely ice cream and cart and horse ride and pony rides our 18 month old granddaughters loved it

Thank dawn s
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The area is only about an hour or a bit more from Chamonix. Hiking is easy and pretty flat. Scenery is beautiful. Pack a lunch to have at the waterfall at the far end of the loop trail. There are a few other attractions and...More

Thank OhioLen
Reviewed 18 July 2015

The whole area is a massive haven, there are activities up there for those who want them; walking/hiking, horse riding. There's plenty of space for picnic's, and a restaurant for those who don't want to carry their own food up. The parking places are well...More

Thank dick h
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Just above Sixt Fer à Cheval stands the little village of Salvagny, and above that a nature reserve that richly rewards a long, slow and above all quiet wander. Set out from Salvagny on the steep road to Passy, keep going and enter the nature...More

5  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Mostly flat hike up a gorgeous valley surrounded by views of the Alps and multiple waterfalls . There is a small cafe with outdoor tables which makes for the perfect lunch spot. If you are very lucky you will spot the very rare and shy...More

Thank johnbud
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Reserve Naturelle of Sixt Fer à Cheval is a mountenous area with a cental valley surrounded bij steep slopes, hence the horseshoe (Fer à Cheval) in the name. We stayed at the campsite (simple but very pleasant) within the reserve, and made several beautiful...More

Thank Rogier V
Reviewed 16 May 2013

this place is beautiful in both summer and winter. Good for walks on foot or snow shoes. Summer on bikes.

Thank skiingpixie
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Sizeable and unobtrusive car-park gives access to well-signposted trails with informative information boards. the waterfalls are stunning particularly after sustained rain. Beware, dogs banned from most of the park.

1  Thank Chris_Callow
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Le Petit Tetras
26 reviews
6.76 km away
Hotel Les Glaciers
139 reviews
8.96 km away
Hotel Residence Gai Soleil
124 reviews
9.17 km away
Hotel Neige Et Roc
257 reviews
9.41 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10 nearby restaurants
Auberge de la Feuille d'Erable
213 reviews
5.65 km away
Restaurant du Barrage d'Emosson
65 reviews
7.44 km away
Nunabar
78 reviews
5.53 km away
Auberge de la Cascade du Rouget
111 reviews
7.60 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 11 nearby attractions
Altitude Rafting
115 reviews
5.58 km away
Nunayak Rafting
190 reviews
5.53 km away
Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval
401 reviews
.05 km away
Cascade du Rouget
216 reviews
6.76 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Reserve Naturelle staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines