Hiking between forest and mountain pasture with charming alpine hamlets. With a view of the Mont-Blanc massif, the Ayères are located at the foot of the impressive limestone wall of the Fiz.
From Plaine-Joux, go up through the station to Barmus by the motorable track. Continue through a flat crossing passing through Ayères des Rocs and Ayères d'en-Haut. After the Ayères des Pierrières, continue on the track that descends to reach the Chalets du Souay then the Châtelet d'Ayères refuge. Descend again to Lac Vert to then reach the starting point.
max. 1639 m
min. 1299 m
Traditional cuisine, homemade, favouring farm-to-fork, especially with local producers.Bar service and food: menus, pancakes, local specialities. Banquets on demand. New: open during the winter season.
In the middle of nature facing the Mont-Blanc, this chalet refuge of the early 20th century, offers a famous terroir cuisine: röstiflette, potato fritters, homemade pies, "farcement"... Booking recommended. 25-minutes walk from the Lac Vert.Taste the famous Chatelet jars (potato fritters) or the famous Farcement de Passy, a true local cult, which preparation takes more than 4 hours and which have made the reputation of this establishment from now 50 years. Gourmet or light salads, hearty and tasty omelets, homemade desserts based on seasonal fruits... A good blueberry tart after the hike, what a pleasure! In winter: Small restaurant for lunch, rostiflette, cheese crust, omelette. In the evening, on reservation only on Friday and Saturday.
This small family refuge located at 1425m altitude is ideal for a first night stop on the Tour des Fiz hike: it offers 25 beds including 9 private rooms. Enjoy the local cuisine in this magnificent setting facing the Mont-Blanc. No credit card.
Situated amidst the forest near Passy Plaine-Joux, this lake is surrounded by spruce trees and reflects the Mont-Blanc.The Lac Vert or Green Lake certainly deserves its name ! Set in an exceptional natural environment, this site is accessible to all the family. The extraordinary transparency of the water allows one to observe the accumulation of trees and plants on the bed of the lake. These elements, combined with the presence of blue-green algae, give the lake its remarkable emerald green colour. Altitude: 1200m. Magnificent view of Mont Blanc range. Vehicles prohibited from 01/06 to 30/09 and throughout the winter season. Access limited to owners and beneficiaries. Free shuttle every 15 minutes from Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm.
Not suitable for strollers
Throughout the year : open daily.
Close to a public transportation