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Le Semnoz

Annecy, France
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Ranked #4 of 25 Attractions in Annecy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Hiking Trails
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Stuttgart, Germany
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48 reviews 48 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Take the time to drive up or take the bus. At the top there are very good views to the east of the entire Mont Blanc range and over onti Italy.

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Scotland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

For us, our trip to the summit of Semnoz was the highlight of our week spent camping by the side of the lake. We were told that we were very fortunate to have such a clear vista on the summit. We could clearly see Mont Blanc and the full range of snowcapped mountains in full detail - exactly as depicted... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Fantastic panoramic scenes shared with congregated cows and their bells and a mini pic nic... Bliss!

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Paris
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Very beautiful, but very cold! So bring your jacket. There's a ride also that was very very very entertaining before going to the top. There's a restaurant beside the ride after a bit of walking, the fries they serve is just unforgettable. Great place for bikers though.

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Perth, Australia
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115 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The sole intention to visit Semnoz was for the pleasure of running of a hill and flying around the valley. The views from the top out over the alpes is awesome. There is a cafe at the top of the hill where the last bus stop is. Under no circumstances eat here. The staff are slow and unfriendly. There is... More

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Québec
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

As a lazy person, I took the bus to reach to top of the Semnoz. Up there the view is super great, you see both province of Savoie and Haute-Savoie, with the lakes and mountain. Unfortunately for me, I hadn't bring my coat, and start raining soon after I arrived. I had enough time to enjoy the view and the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

It was a beautiful sights during the Winter where snow covered the mountain. From the top looking down, it's like a God's eyes view. Breathtaking. Got to go there one more time.

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Ireland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

A great test of fitness on the road out of Annecy and up Le Semnoz. The views at the top are worth it though!

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Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We only had one sunny day while in Annecy and spent it doing both this and a boat trip. Le Semnoz was an easy 20 min drive from Annecy. We were happy to go quite slowly as it was bendy towards the top and there were some cyclists. There were great views on the way up though with some snow... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Excellent for families with small kids, we had lots of fun, my kids took skiing lessons and loved it. Fair prices for lessons and to rent ski gear.

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