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GR 65 - Chemin de St Jacques de Compostelle - Etape Genève - Frangy

Walking/pedestrian in Genève
41.1 km
Walking/pedestrian
6h
Hard
  • Departure
    Genève
  • Difference in height
    1096 m
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
Points of interest
1 Boundary stone
A Roman boundary stone was erected in front of the church. It was used as a centrepiece of the monument to the dead and serves as a platform for a Gallic rooster in the capon style.
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2 Neydens church
The church is in the Neo-Gothic style. It was built by Fontaine, the architect from Annecy, in 1890 and opened in 1892. The interior was renovated in 1967 and the exterior in 1980.
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3 Notre Dame de la Paix de Verrières chapel
The small prisoners' chapel built from stone.<br/>During the Second World War, the parish community of Neydens had promised to build a chapel dedicated to the Virgin if all the prisoners from the village returned alive. The grateful prisoners, as well as the members of the community of Neydens built it at the end of the war. The site offers a viewing point over the valley.
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4 Chartreuse de Pomier
An exceptional venue for your private receptions: wedding, birthday, baptism, communion, …and your corporate events: seminars, team building, conference, corporate evening, product launch … 20 minutes from Geneva and Annecy. At the foot of the “Salève”.<br/>For 600 years, the Pomier Charterhouse was a place of prayer and meditation. During the last century, turned into a hotel-restaurant, it has welcomed many guests. The renovation of the Pomier Charterhouse, at the start of the 21st century, was conceived to maintain this vocation of reflection and welcome thanks to the refurbishment of this historic site.
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5 Maison du Salève
Maison du Salève is a lively, friendly place where you can explore the history and heritage of the Salève mountain through exhibitions, workshops, guided tours, discovery trails, lectures, and even birthday parties.<br/>Located in the countryside at Présilly, Maison du Salève offers unusual activities connected to its exhibitions, including guided tours, workshops, lectures and nature trails. Walks suitable for people of all ages start from the Maison, including the ‘In the footsteps of the Carthusians’ discovery trail, the pilgrim route to Santiago da Compostela, and the Chemin des Convers, which takes you to summit of the Salève.

The Maison du Salève’s eco-boutique features local artisans, food producers and writers.
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1096 meters of difference in height