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With its magnificent mountains as far as the eye can see, its gorges and its canyons, Haute-Savoie is an ideal destination for canyoning enthusiasts. This discipline that combines hiking, swimming and climbing in natural environments that are generally pristine and preserved requires great skill and good physical condition. Do you want to take up the challenge? You will find near the campsite Ideal in Lathuile near Lake Annecy a myriad of places for the practice of this activity thrills.

The best canyoning spots near Annecy

Canyon of La Mine (Doussard)

This limestone canyon is distinguished by its beautiful waterfalls and a vertiginous jump of 11 meters that will quench your thirst for adrenaline.

  • Duration of the descent: 2h30
  • Length: 200 m
  • Altitude: 1,000 m

Canyon of Montmin (Faverges)

Very nice descent with slides, waterfalls and shallow pools.

  • Duration of the descent: 3h
  • Length: 1,200 meters
  • Altitude: 710 m

Canyon of Angon (Doussard)

The start of this descent is located at Verel, at the bridge of the Fairies which spans the torrent Nant. On the menu, a memorable abseiling to cross an incredible waterfall of 60 meters, several jumps and some toboggans. The Angon canyon is undoubtedly part of the most beautiful canyoning sites of Annecy but because of its difficulty, it is not suitable for beginners.

  • Duration of the descent: 4h30

Discover the joys of canyoning near Annecy with Montagne Sensation

If you are not yet ready to take your helmet and rope and throw yourself alone in the white waters of Haute-Savoie, call Montagne Sensation! This "custom adventure developer" offers canyoning and other outdoor activities in the Northern Alps such as hiking, climbing, mountaineering and via ferrata.

On the canyoning side, Montagne Sensation organizes for more than 20 years outings supervised by qualified and experienced instructors in the Annecy region. TyroCanyon ideal for guests who want above all to be entertained (2 hours of descent, children over 10 years old who can swim accepted) to the Ultra Canyon for canyoning buffs (3 hours, reserved for athletes over 16 years old) ) the company offers several courses adapted to all levels and all adventurer profiles.

Would you like to explore the Annecy area differently? Discover canyoning with family or friends during your 4-star camping holiday L'Idéal! Canyoning outings accompanied by a Mountain Sensation guide are available for groups of 4 to 8 people.