Walking in the Haute Savoie: South -

Walking in the Haute Savoie: South

30 day walks - Annecy, Vallee de l'Arve, Samoens and the Chaine des Aravis

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A guidebook of walks in the lovely Haute Savoie mountains of France. This guide describes 30 circular routes of between 7 and 20km, based around Annecy, La Clusaz, Grand Bornand, Plateau d'Assy, Samoens, Sixt, Sallanches, Thones, la Roche-sur-Foron. Graded from easy to difficult, there are walks to suit most abilities, but a few have some exposed sections and need a head for heights. The guidebook is divided into 6 areas covering the Arve Valley, the Haut Giffre valley, the Chaine des Aravis, Plateau de la Borne and Lake Annecy. Alongside a detailed route description and map, each walk has a summary of all you need to know before you set out. There is advice on travel, accommodation and equipment, as well as information about local wildlife and Savoyard food and drink, and a glossary of useful French words. Visitors flock to the Chamonix area and the Mont Blanc range, but that is only part of what the Haute Savoie has to offer. With stunning views of high mountains as well as lower peaks to enjoy, the walks in this guide will show you a quieter, less busy side to this outstandingly beautiful area. A companion volume, Walking in Haute Savoie: North, is also available (ISBN: 781852848101)

Product code: 9781852848118

ISBN 9781852848118
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H172xW116xS16
No. Of Pages 272
Publisher Cicerone Press
Edition 3rd Revised edition
Second volume of a 2-part guide to walking in the Haute Savoie in the French Alps. This guidebook describes 30 half to full-day routes in the area between Chamonix and Annecy. Walks are located near Samoens, Sixt, La Clusaz, Thones, la Roche-sur-Foron and Lake Annecy. Includes Chaine des Aravis, Plateau de la Borne and Haut Giffre.