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Préalpes of Haute-Savoie



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    The GR 96 offers a full range of characteristic landscapes of the Prťalpes of the de Haute-Savoie. From SamoŽns and the Haut-Giffre it stretches out to Bauges, crosses the Platť desert, goes over the Arve valley, across the Aravis chain and along the GliŤres plateau between the Borne and Fier trenches. It then goes down to Annecy Lake...

    Préalpes of Haute-Savoie


    Hiking ideas

    From Flaine, 3 or 4 days

    Go there by the GR 96 : the Peloux pass, the Gers pass, Sixt.
    Go back by the alternative GR 96: Salvagny, the vallon de Salles, the Platé desert, the Colonney pass.

    From Magland, 3 or 4 days

    Go there by the GR 96 : the passage de Saix, the chalets of Chérente, the Annes pass (lodging).
    Go back by the alternative (not marked) : the small valley of Petit Foron, the Reposoir, Romme.

    From Sixt, 4 or 5 days

    Go there by the GR 96 via Flaine, the chalets of Platé by a non GR, reach the plateau d'Assy; then by the Tour du Pays du Mont-Blanc GR, go back via the refugeof Anterne pass, the lake and the chalets of Anterne, then GR 5.

    From SamoŽns, 4 days

    Go there by the GR 5 (nord), then the refuge of Folly, the refuge Vogealle. Go back by the valley of Giffre, the cirque of Fer-à-cheval, Sixt.

    Other ideas

  • Around the Dents Blanches, 4 to 5 days
  • Around Annecy lake, 5 days
  • Around Tournette - Aravis, 6 days
  • From SamoŽns to Mont-Devant, 8 days

    Purchase a topo-guide

    To purchase the Préalpes of Haute-Savoie Footpath Topo-Guide (GR 96) Ref 909