Les Pitons via the Chavanne pastures

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From Archamps, the path runs up to the Grand Piton (alt. 1380 metres, highest point in the Salève range) through meadows and woodland. From the pastures at the summit, there are 360º panoramic views!
A breathtaking view including Geneva and the Alps. On the way, you'll see the Archamps rocks, the Chavanne pastures grazed by dairy herds and the Grand Piton (summit and Bastian Tower).
For more details (map, route, description...), you can obtain the Hiking Guide with 37 walks and hikes: "Pays du Salève et du Vuache à pied". On sale at the Tourism Office for 14.90€.
The path crosses pasture and meadows. Please close the gates behind you and keep your dog on a lead. Take special care in winter - the ground can be very slippery.
OuverturesThroughout the year : open daily.
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Picnic area
  • Services :
    • Services
    • 10 yrs old min
  • Levels of sporting experience :
    • Level bue - easy
  • :
    • Mountain location
  • Information panel language(s) :
    • French
  • Route :
    • Route 700
    • Daily duration (minutes) 240
    • Route
    • Distance (km) 11
Equipment & Services
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
Directions to :
Points de départ: Hameau Chez Servant ou Chef lieu
Route forestière chez Servant
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 46.118495
Longitude : 6.138675
Free access.
Fairly easy discovery trail in Archamps, called the "Oak Path".
In the hamlet of Verrières, there are some beautiful old houses, a Cross that is a historic monument and the Prisoners' Chapel.
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Points de départ: Hameau Chez Servant ou Chef lieu
Route forestière chez Servant
Phone : +33 4 50 04 71 63
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
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