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You can enjoy short or long walks on the Semnoz, just 15 Minutes away from Annecy by car. From there, you have a wonderful view on the lake, and even better great view on the Mont Blanc if weather allows.
This place was absolutely beautiful! We went there on Jan1. It was very cold. We took a public bus to get there since we didn’t have a car. The road to get there is very winding and it was very foggy going up. A little...More
Awesome place with beautiful views all the way to the Mont Blanc. When we were there in the beginning of October the weather was still great while it was very quiet on the top (I can imagine there are a lot of tourists in the...More
Simply daid: You do not want to miss that point. Unless you are used to such landscapes. Worth travelling especially to visit the point. Instruct your GPS to look for a cafe/restaurant called "The Rochers Blancs".
Once you are there, park across the road ,...More
It only costs 6.2 euros for a return trip from Annecy gare routiere platform 10 to Semoz. Some people bring their bikes. We only went for an easy hike on the summit, lunch at Chalet du Gruffy, which offered a hugh plate of sausage, ham...More
Beware of the sat nav giving you directions, from the south. It can find some very very narrow windy roads. Stick with the narrow windy roads the buses use!
Takes about half an hour from Annecy in the north but is well worth it. Drive...More
We were keen to explore on the opening service of the bus to Semnoz. Did a few walks, visited the restsurant a few times and decided to walk down to the next bus stop, not realising we were going the wrong way. Walked a few...More
Drove up one afternoon. 16k of switchback roads and impatient French drivers! Then there are the cyclists! You can descend the other side and link to the road along the eastern side of the lake to get back to Annecy. The chalet at the top...More
we were first time visitors to the area as we are normally summer ,we had visited La Cluzas and La forclaz,but Semnoz looked diiferent,more of a natural area,we started to drive up the mountain roads which are quite twisty and there was no snow,obviously the...More