Browsing the "Bauges Massif" Tag

Les Bauges is a choice massif for hiking, which is located between Haute-Savoie and Savoie and culminates at 2217 m at the top of the Arcalod. The massif was protected through the creation of the Massif des Bauges Regional Natural Park in 1995. Easily visible from Lake Annecy, Les Bauges offers magnificent views of the surrounding peaks and exhilarates hikers with the beauty of the slopes shaped by traditional dairy farming. The selection of hikes in the massif is quite wide as all walkers will find their benefit. Among the most famous peaks of the Bauges, we find in particular Arcalod, Pointe de la Sambuy, Pécloz, Trélod or Pointe de Chaurionde. Finally, wildlife lovers will find their happiness there as several species populate the massif, such as chamois, mouflons, marmots and wolves.

Chaos du Chéran

29 August 2021 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Chaos du Chéran walk starts at the Pont de l'Abîme, a remarkable structure built in 1885 by Ferdinand Arnodin which links the village of Cusy to that of Gruffy above the Chéran. With a span of almost 75 metres and overlooking the Chéran by 96 metres, the view is breathtaking and superb

Roc des Boeufs

25 May 2021 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Roc des Boeufs is located at the northern end of the Massif des Bauges on the western shore of Lake Annecy.The walk to the Roc des Boeufs should be done in dry weather as the climb through the forest can be very muddy and the arrival at the summit can quickly become very slippery.

Le Semnoz

26 January 2003 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Semnoz is a very easy stroll in the summer since the road goes practically to the summit. Destined for children, the ascent is very short from the parking lot at the top of Crêt de Châtillon. The panoramic view offered at the viewpoint indicator is majestic, and, undoubtedly, is one of the most

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