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Holidays with family, friends or couples in a preserved natural setting always offer the opportunity to reconnect with nature and go hiking. ​Whether you want to stroll along the Annecy Lake, discover the heritage, cross the woods or take the hiking trails that will take you to the alpine peaks, you will find near the camping Lake Annecy L'Idéal a multitude of trails suitable for all hikers.

The most beautiful hikes near Annecy

Loop of Mont Veyrier

One of the most popular hikes from Annecy that allows you to reach a beautiful balcony overlooking Lake Annecy after a climb in the forest, before continuing on a ridge trail. The Aravis range and the Mont Blanc massif are also visible.

  • Distance: 10 km
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Altitude difference: 900 m

Buckle of the Talloires waterfall

From the town of Talloires, on the west shore of Lake Annecy, you will walk in the forest to the waterfall of Angon, a site very popular with canyoning enthusiasts. You will see beautiful waterfalls, and the more adventurous can cool off in the natural pools. If the view is clear, you will see La Tournette and the Dents de Lanfont.

  • Distance: 4.7 km
  • Duration: 2h15
  • Altitude difference: 300 m

Roc de Chère Tour

The starting point of this beautiful hike is located on the parking lot of the Talloires golf course. Follow the sign "Roc Tower" and enter the undergrowth. You will appreciate the freshness while climbing. You will have first beautiful views of Annecy and Menthon-Saint-Bernard, then, a little higher, from the belvedere, Talloires and Commons on the other side of the lake (Duingt, Doussard).

  • Distance: 6.5 km
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Altitude difference: 270 m

Thiou Promenade

This walk is very pleasant because its unevenness is practically null and it is realized in the heart of Annecy. Perfectly suited to all walkers, it is ideal for digestion after a good family lunch. You will follow the Thiou and see on your way ducks and very beautiful buildings. If you want to combine walking and relaxation without much effort, this walk is for you.

  • Distance: 7 km
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Altitude difference: less than 50 m

The Tournette

If you are a fan of trekking, go to La Tournette! Nicknamed the "armchair", it is the highest peak of Lake Annecy. This sporting hike starts at the chalets of Aulp in Talloires-Montmin. On the program, stony paths, portions of lawn, ibex and spectacular views. And, once at the top, a sense of accomplishment and the feeling of being alone in the world.

  • Distance: 8 km
  • Duration: 5h30
  • Altitude difference: 926 m

Go on a guided hike with Montagne Sensation

Specializing in outdoor activities in the Annecy region, Montagne Sensation offers day and half-day hikes in alpine meadows and forests. Accompanied by a guide, you will have the opportunity to climb on the heights of Lake Annecy, enjoy cheese on farms and other local products. Montagne Sensation organizes thematic hikes (Fauna & Flora, Water, Geology, Geology) and other outdoor activities with sensations: climbing, canyoning, mountaineering, via ferrata ...

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