A loop walk that shows the steepness of the U-shaped glacial valleys. The cable car does most of the work for you and you can take a stroll in Monnetier-Mornex. One of the finest panoramic views in Europe from the top terminus!
Signage: directional signposts
The climb begins on a very old path (14th century) which is unusual because of the steps carved into the rock. You'll pass close to the tunnel for the old funicular railway and the old entrance to Ermitage Castle. To complete the loop, take the Salève cable car for a breathtaking view of Geneva.
max. 1096 m
min. 418 m
04 50 95 28 42
04 50 95 07 10
Website : http://www.annemasse-tourisme.com
All year round.
Subject to favorable weather.
Office de Tourisme des Monts de Genève - 01/10/2018
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You can extend the walk beyond the village of Le Pas de l'Echelle by taking the cross-border path to Sierne (guidebook available in local libraries). Along the way are information panels on the biological corridors created by local schoolchildren. Sights include the lakes and marshes of the islands in the River Arve, bourgeois residences in Sierne and Veyrier and the castle and chapel in Etrembières.