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Reserve Naturelle de la Haute Chaine du Jura

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Hike your heart out

Beautiful mountain reserve right in your backyard, with loads of trails and traverses. Chamois can... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Seattle, Washington
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Greatest views of Mont Blanc, Geneve and Leman lake

We visuted the national park and loved the hike.There are many hike routes,also cable car but it... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
Neli S
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17 Feb 2018
“Hike your heart out”
18 Nov 2016
“Naturally, not so Natural, under threat definitely...”
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135 rue de Geneve, 01170 Gex, France
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful mountain reserve right in your backyard, with loads of trails and traverses. Chamois can be seen during quiet hours. Some great views on lac léman when you get above the trees.

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Jura is a wonder no question ; in the pays de Gex people are wondering whether the business will continue to grind the limits. The patrimony is at risk, the immo (real estate business) has a frightening attitude and lack of respect for the old...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We visuted the national park and loved the hike.There are many hike routes,also cable car but it was closed this Saturday,probably because out of season.The views on top are breathtaking,you will see the Majestic peak of Mont Blanc just standing proud in front of you.Hiking...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2015

On every occasion I visited Gex, via Geneva airport, I was amazed at the beauty of the open countryside with the beautiful farms & meadows stretching for miles around us before reaching this quaint village.

1  Thank Carol Anne M
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The drive to the reserve is worth a trip even if you don't plan to hike. It is uphill, and I pitied the many bikes struggling uphill as we coasted by in the car. Many hikes are available. Just follow the signs. Each destination has...More

1  Thank silvana C
Reviewed 14 January 2015

This is a really beautiful place to go walking or hiking. It is close to Geneva and the town of Gex easily reachable by car. There are mny different walks. For me I prefer the spring, summe ror early autumn as the weather is nice....More

2  Thank rahenyman
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Didn't make it to the top because I didn't bring water and left too close to sunset, but did make it to where the trees open up, and Thoiry, Lake Geneva, and even Geneva can be seen in the distance. 1.2 mi (2 km) to...More

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