GR Balcon du Léman St-Blaise -Arthaz

  • vue Léman
As its name indicates, this Long Distance Path (Chemin de Grande Randonnée) leads all the way around Lake Geneva, the largest of the alpine lakes, along its ridges. The navigation of Le Vuache, Mont Sion, Le Salève and Les Voirons is the opportunity to discover the southern point of the lake from the Genevois Haut-Savoyard.
The Syndicat Mixte du Salève manages the GR Balcon du Léman from Saint-Blaise to Arthaz-Pont-Notre-Dame.
Wandering from one "country" to another you will discover their diversity, wealth and symbiosis. En route: cultural visits, food stops, discovery of regional produce or unexpected encounters with the local flora and fauna!
OuverturesAll year round.

Subject to favorable weather.
  • Services :
    • Services
  • Levels of sporting experience :
    • Level red – hard
  • :
    • Mountain location
  • Route :
    • Route 1108
    • Daily duration (minutes) 480
    • Route BALISE
    • Distance (km) 30
Equipment & Services
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
Directions to :
Mont Sion
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 46.067131
Longitude : 6.087033
From the bus station of Annemasse, take the bus to Monnetier-Mornx-Esserts (line 11, Pas de l'Echelle stop) then arrive at the church of Monnetier and the GR path. Possibility of starting the route at the upper station of the Salève cable car.
Free access.
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Mont Sion
Phone : +33 4 50 04 71 63
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French