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The Best Hiking Trails in Rhône-Alpes (France)

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Photo of Surrounding of Vallon Pont d'arc Photo of Thueyts pont du diable Photo of Etage Barthelamy
  • Surrounding of Vallon Pont d'arc

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    near Vallon-Pont-d’Arc, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    5.99mi
    Elevation +
    738f
    TrailRank
    58
    Photo ofSurrounding of Vallon Pont d'arc Photo ofSurrounding of Vallon Pont d'arc Photo ofSurrounding of Vallon Pont d'arc

    Nice nature hike through the surroundings of Vallon, passing by the famous cavern de Pont d'arc. To the end you walk along the beautiful little river Ibie. Don't forget to bring bathing clothes along when it is warm ;-)

  • Thueyts pont du diable

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    near Thueyts, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    3.75mi
    Elevation +
    860f
    TrailRank
    56| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofThueyts pont du diable Photo ofThueyts pont du diable Photo ofThueyts pont du diable

    Parking can be found in the east of Thueyts, just as you enter the town on the right hand side, or at la place du Champ-de-Mars in the middle of the town. Another huge parking is at the pont du diable. In the town st...

    Perfecto para familias, facil y bonito. Tuvimos que vadear el rio y llevaba mucha agua.
    Curro
  • Etage Barthelamy

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    near Le Planey, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    5.07mi
    Elevation +
    1683f
    TrailRank
    49| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofEtage Barthelamy Photo ofEtage Barthelamy Photo ofEtage Barthelamy

    Etage Barthelamy, Great walk. Uphill is a nice steep walk. Down hill is difficult. Very steep. On the plateau it is absolutely fabulous. One of the most beautiful spots in Europe. Great walk through an impressive ...

    Paysage magnifique. Nous l'avons faite dans le sens inverse
    simon.jean.pol
  • near Allemogne, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    10.24mi
    Elevation +
    3419f
    TrailRank
    49| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofThe Jura as you have never seen it ! Photo ofThe Jura as you have never seen it ! Photo ofThe Jura as you have never seen it !

    The hike is 13km long, with an elevation gain and loss of 1200m (a bit easier than last Sunday) We park at "Le Tiocan" in the heights of Thoiry (N46° 14.875' E5° 57.489'). We start with a straight climbing of 1000m to ...

    Despite cloudy skies, we've had some nice views and even got to see a chamois. Just the path from the Chalet Narderant ...
    Esther on Tour
    We've followed the wrong guys and went along an uphill, therefore skipping Grotte Marie du Jura, this might cut 1 km. Th...
    elviswang
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  • Tour Mont Blanc (anti-clockwise)

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    near Les Houches, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    115.19mi
    Elevation +
    38271f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofTour Mont Blanc (anti-clockwise) Photo ofTour Mont Blanc (anti-clockwise) Photo ofTour Mont Blanc (anti-clockwise)

    The classic anti-clockwise TMB route as it is described in Cicerone guide following mostly the alternative (more difficult) routes. A small variation at the end to include Chamonix in the tour and visit Glacier des Bosso...

  • Chaumiene

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    near Mayres, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    7.80mi
    Elevation +
    2864f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofChaumiene Photo ofChaumiene Photo ofChaumiene

    One of the more scenic hikes in the area. Start at the church in Mayres along the N 102. Hike west and keep left of the river. Follow a white/yellow route. At a gate, turn right on the asphalt, signed Le Roux Ov...

  • near Chamonix Mont-Blanc, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    2.88mi
    Elevation +
    1053f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofHike Plan de l'Aiguille - Lac Bleu - Glacier edge 4.6 km Photo ofHike Plan de l'Aiguille - Lac Bleu - Glacier edge 4.6 km Photo ofHike Plan de l'Aiguille - Lac Bleu - Glacier edge 4.6 km

    If you do not have much time when visiting the Aiguille du Midi cable car, but want to do a little bit of hiking, this little hike from Plan de l'Aiguille cable car station to Lac Bleu and then to the edge of the glacier...

  • Le Charmant Som - Chartreuse

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    near Les Cottaves, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    8.16mi
    Elevation +
    2920f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofLe Charmant Som - Chartreuse

    A great walk in the Chartreuse towards the top of the Charmant Som (1876m). The part near the top is just magnificent with splendid views towards the valleys down below. More pictures can be found at our HikingMoose webs...

    Well indicated with yellow and yellow/red signs. Beautiful forests, and spectactular views. Food and drinks in Chalets d...
    ggevel
  • Léaz Fort L'ecluse

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    near Léaz, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
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    Distance
    8.18mi
    Elevation +
    1962f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 4.55
    Photo ofLéaz Fort L'ecluse Photo ofLéaz Fort L'ecluse Photo ofLéaz Fort L'ecluse

    A nice walk from Leaz down through the forest by the Rhone. From there on up to the bottom fort, across the road in front of the tunnel and a steep little climb up to the top fort. From here there is a high walk back th...

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    Cedrus Pendula
    Great trail ! The views are fantastic, and a great reward after the the two steep climbs...
    info@ahrensboell
    Un peu de distance et quelques montées assez raides.
    Boubou86
  • near Allemogne, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    8.51mi
    Elevation +
    3642f
    TrailRank
    43| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofJURA: Reculet-Crêt de la Neige-Grand Crêt Photo ofJURA: Reculet-Crêt de la Neige-Grand Crêt Photo ofJURA: Reculet-Crêt de la Neige-Grand Crêt

    This hike was done in winter with snowshoes or micro-spikes. There is a car park just above the village of Thoiry. Great views from the top back over Lake Leman and the Mont Blanc range. The hike is fairly easy, although...

    Comença la pujada molt dreta, per una esllavissada es deviava el camí per pista pavimentada. Des del Reculet es va caren...
    Miquel Güell
  • De peyre a thines

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    near Sablières, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    5.92mi
    Elevation +
    1263f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofDe peyre a thines Photo ofDe peyre a thines Photo ofDe peyre a thines

    Park in the hamlet of Peyre. Hike the rocky road in front of the auberge to the west. An unpleasant road to hike on, that last only 500M. Follow the sign Thines. Just befor a small TV tower, follow the narrow trail, ...

    Beautiful hike! You can stop for a drink in the town of Thines! And then hike your way to Peyre again!
    WhiteWolfs
  • Lac Blanc, Chamonix

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    near Montroc, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    6.94mi
    Elevation +
    3323f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofLac Blanc, Chamonix Photo ofLac Blanc, Chamonix Photo ofLac Blanc, Chamonix

    A classic hike above Chamonix to Lac Blanc, with the stunning Mont Blanc massive providing an awesome backdrop. There are some parts involving ladders, so bear that in mind if you're planning on bringing pets and young c...

    Very good with two very different routes up and down😊
    Henrik Gregersen 1
  • VallonPontd'Arc - Moulin Sampzon

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    near Salavas, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    9.00mi
    Elevation +
    981f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 5.0

    A 15 km walk, tyhe photos and heigth profile are on http://www.andrewolff.nl/FotoSerie/Frankrijk/2012/508/index.html

    Ruta per entorn molt xula
    vicenç70
  • Saou France

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    near Saou, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    3.99mi
    Elevation +
    561f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofSaou France Photo ofSaou France Photo ofSaou France

    Various hike nearby the village of Saou trough forest and field. Halfway a nice lake where frogs welcome you with a concert. Great change that you spot a vulture drifting around the steep rockformations. Start and ends o...

    Lovely walk through woods in hills, well marked trail
    smcneil
  • near Le Plan, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    9.32mi
    Elevation +
    4327f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofMont Fleuri-Mont Tardevant from Les Confins jc111015 Photo ofMont Fleuri-Mont Tardevant from Les Confins jc111015 Photo ofMont Fleuri-Mont Tardevant from Les Confins jc111015

    Mont Fleuri and Mont Tardevant from Les Confins de La Clusaz and back, Massif des Aravins. Done 11th October 2015 (sunny, no rain, dry path, not cold, no wind, not yet snow) Leaving the car in the parking of Les Confin...

    Trop de neige dans la combe pour monter dans le sens prévu le 26.06.19 ai fait demi-tour et suis remonté côté lac jusqu'...
    Jeff bzh
  • TMB J8 Argentière-La Flégère

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    near Argentière, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    4.97mi
    Elevation +
    3953f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofTMB J8 Argentière-La Flégère Photo ofTMB J8 Argentière-La Flégère Photo ofTMB J8 Argentière-La Flégère

    First part of the last track of this TMB = the part that we actually walked. The last parts were done by telesiège, train and finally taxi to the starting point, Les Contamines-Montjoie. You'll find these parts within th...

  • near La Chapelle, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    11.41mi
    Elevation +
    4813f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofMont Joly, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France Photo ofMont Joly, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France Photo ofMont Joly, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France

    Circular hike with excellent views to Aiguille de Bionnassay and the peak of Mont Blanc behind it. The hike starts in the village of La Revenaz near Les Contamines (coordinates: 45°49'38.63"N and 6°43'21.81"E). There is ...

  • near Léaz, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    8.99mi
    Elevation +
    5804f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofHiking near Léaz & Fort l'Ecluse, Jura Mountains Photo ofHiking near Léaz & Fort l'Ecluse, Jura Mountains Photo ofHiking near Léaz & Fort l'Ecluse, Jura Mountains

    Beautiful Hiking route near Leaz village and the Fort l'Ecluse. Only one part is a bit tiring (to go up to the fortress), the rest is is relatively easy. Beautiful Scenery along the way.

  • montpezat

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    near Montpezat-sous-Bauzon, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    4.22mi
    Elevation +
    866f
    TrailRank
    39| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofmontpezat Photo ofmontpezat Photo ofmontpezat

    In Montpezat - sous Bauzon in the centre, park on a large parking close to the church. Walk left of the church, the road turns left towards the main road. Take the main road (D536) North/West. At the sign Chalias, tur...

    Bravo belle randonnée et facile à suivre avec l’application
    LeCoiffeur
  • Moucherotte, Vercors

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    near Lans-en-Vercors, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    3.51mi
    Elevation +
    1808f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofMoucherotte, Vercors Photo ofMoucherotte, Vercors Photo ofMoucherotte, Vercors

    The summit of the Moucherotte above Lans en Vercors, is a fine viepoint looking north and east to the Alps, down to Grenoble, across the Vercors to the west and along the crests of peaks to the south.There is an orientat...

  • near Le Praz de Lys, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    2.99mi
    Elevation +
    571f
    TrailRank
    38| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofLac du Roy / Praz de Lys / Sommand / Col de la Ramaz Photo ofLac du Roy / Praz de Lys / Sommand / Col de la Ramaz Photo ofLac du Roy / Praz de Lys / Sommand / Col de la Ramaz

    A moderate hike with amazing views of the Massif du Mont Blanc most of the way - saw loads of frogs in the lake (in May), Marmots, and lots of families. Some steep hills but worth the climb (and descent). The trails are ...

    Familie trip
    Guy Daenen
  • Pointes de Memise

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    near Thollon-les-Mémises, Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    5.69mi
    Elevation +
    2510f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofPointes de Memise Photo ofPointes de Memise Photo ofPointes de Memise

    A pleasant loop where the ascent is done by cable car. My brother and 80 year old mother were along for the hike.

  • Pic St Michel, Vercors

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    near Lans-en-Vercors, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    5.07mi
    Elevation +
    1991f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofPic St Michel, Vercors Photo ofPic St Michel, Vercors Photo ofPic St Michel, Vercors

    Pic St Michel, above Lans En Vercors is a fine summit viewpoint. We hiked up on a holiday weekend to join several hundred on the trail and about 50 at the summit. The views were spectacular to the Moucherotte to the nort...

  • near Les Bossons, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    7.42mi
    Elevation +
    4186f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofLa Jonction (almost), Chamonix, France Photo ofLa Jonction (almost), Chamonix, France Photo ofLa Jonction (almost), Chamonix, France

    Nice steep walk up towards La Jonction from near Chamonix. Wonderful views of the glaciers on both sides. On this occasion, however, we weren't equipped to walk over the icy patches so the track stops short of the final ...

  • near Annecy-le-Vieux, Région Rhône-Alpes (France)
    Distance
    12.57mi
    Elevation +
    3022f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofAnnecy-Mont Veyrier-Mont Baron-Chateau Anncey jc041015 Photo ofAnnecy-Mont Veyrier-Mont Baron-Chateau Anncey jc041015 Photo ofAnnecy-Mont Veyrier-Mont Baron-Chateau Anncey jc041015

    Annecy-Mont Veyrier-Mont Baron-Chateau Annecy This trek starts in Annecy-le-Vieux, by the Mairie and the Eglise de Saint-Laurent. It goes through quiet neighborhoods until Sur-les-Bois and near its communications tower ...

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