Circuit découverte : Les Monts de Genève
Road in Annemasse
Difference in height
- 3480 m
- GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
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- Points of interest
1 Lake Machilly
Parcadrone: A space for discovering, learning and playing in the world of drones, with modules and structures for training and perfecting piloting skills.
You'll also find a snack bar, a petanque pitch, hammocks for lounging, games, armchairs, tables, a drone piloting area, a sculpture exhibition, toilets, etc...
3 Observatory Viewing Point
5 Shedrub Choekhor Ling Buddhist Temple
6 Point de Vue Le grand Piton
At the foot of the tower to the north-east, you can enjoy finding a cartouche engraved on the limestone with the names of Lord Byron and Lamartine.
Also on this site is Rocher de la Sorcière, a large limestone boulder popular with climbers, whose shape evokes a stern-looking old woman.
7 Château des Avenières
8 Le Grand Parc d'Andilly
A day out in a dreamy setting...
- 8 hectares of lush, green forest with a stream ""Le Nant Trouble""
- here and there shaded clearings and ponds
- home to some one hundred animals: pigs, sheep, donkeys, goats, reindeer, geese, ducks...
Then it’s time for a show, with the owl contest or Amadeus, a musical show...
Snacks served in the tavern on-site or bring a picnic.
9 Le Hameau du Père Noël
A bit further on you enter another world, that of his twin brother, Father Whipper! Much nicer than he seems, he will also show you his clean and tidy home.
Finally, to complete the family, one of the Mother Christmases has opened the doors to her cottage to show you a third, feminine, world of Christmas.
Finally, the latest arrival, the Sandman has arranged an Attic of Dummies for Father Christmas which is completely dedicated to this childhood object.
To complete the magic, there is a crêperie and souvenir shop.
Open all year, don’t hesitate to check the opening times and seasonal events. Father Christmas, Mother Christmas and the Sandman appear regularly to meet you and tell plenty of stories.
10 Maison du Salève
The Maison du Salève’s eco-boutique features local artisans, food producers and writers.
11 Sainte Victoire oratory Viewing point
12 Sainte Victoire Oratory
13 Atout Pom'74
14 Fort l'Écluse
The fort now welcomes the public and offers a rich and varied cultural season from June to September.<br/>In a fascinating, centuries-old, listed fortified site built into the mountainside, walls, round towers and casemates welcome you for moments full of surprises. 1165 steps carved into the rock form the underground staircase linking the two forts, making this visit alone well worth the detour. A terrace and bar welcome you for a relaxing break.
Summer 2024? An exceptional exhibition "Une clameur" (A clamor) is a great visual art journey, a thud, a rumble... To be discovered at Château de Voltaire and Fort l'Ecluse from June 29. For all ages.
Admire the spectacular staging of the 13-minute night-time show during the "Fort l'Ecluse: 20,000 years of history" sound and light show.
Discover bats. Many species, including some of the rarest, have made their home or pass through the Fort l'Écluse area: permanent exhibition and state-of-the-art technology for observing little rhinolophs.
And above all: an impressive via ferrata, a joyful jazz festival of growing renown, a series of classical concerts, a weekend of stars, an electro festival... You won't know where to turn this summer at Fort l'Ecluse!
On-site catering is also available, featuring local and regional products. Refreshment bar and a brand-new boutique.
15 La Fromagerie
16 Geneva Hills Tourist Office - Information
- A trilingual reception service
- Topographic guides for sale
- Available documents from 8 am to 10pm even if the reception is closed
- Wifi access
- Local events' tickets on sale
You want to prepare an unforgettable stay? Come to meet us, we will you suggest activities during a personalized interview! To make an appointment with a tourist office advisor, wirte us to firstname.lastname@example.org
To send us a mail, please address to our adminsitrative service:
Office de Tourisme des Monts de Genève, 8 rue du Petit Malbrande 74100 Annemasse.
The latest generation Fitness area gives you an opportunity to vary your pleasures with a climbing hall with natural light, 8 squash and badminton courts, and a set of 110 fitness machines to keep you in trim.
The Well-being & Spa area is a place apart, entirely dedicated to well-being and escape. From the moment you enter this haven of peace, everything invites you to let go of your tension. Relax completely as you pass through the hydro-jets of a vast balneotherapy pool that opens onto a beautiful Mediterranean garden. Around you is a peaceful environment of saunas, hammams, pools heated to different temperature, a rest room and a tea room... Access to the pool area is included in your entry to the well-being area.
To continue your de-stress, Vitam's shopping galley offers retail therapy. Come and discover 20 chill-out shops (home décor, fashion, beauty and well-being), a variety of restaurants, an Ibis Styles hotel that will prolong your well-being through to the early hours, and also the new Migros supermarket where you'll find all our regional products.
18 The Salève cable car
- 3480 meters of difference in height