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Address: Annecy, France
Phone Number: 0450515150
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Great Drive

This is an amazing drive. Amazing photo opportunities. There is a great pottery shop on the way by Didier Cossin, in LESCHAUX. You will see signs. Talented sculptor at reasonable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Travelzen101
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing drive. Amazing photo opportunities. There is a great pottery shop on the way by Didier Cossin, in LESCHAUX. You will see signs. Talented sculptor at reasonable prices. for unique souvenirs, instead of the stuff that you find in tourists shops.

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cardiff
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

There are only three buses per day going up the Semnoz from the central train bus station in Annecy, cost about 5.60 euro return per person. But if there is no snow up there, the bus won't run on the day, check before going.

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Annecy, France
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

So easy to have a fantasitic view of the Aravis, Bauges eventually of Mont-blanc! Every season is a reason to go up there. Small ski resort (perfect for kids, and cheap) , nice nordic tracks in the winter, trecking, mountainbiking ...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Easy drive up from Annecy. Great views from ski area. Take a picnic and stop on the road (D41) at one of the picnic tables for lunch.

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1 Thank Bruce453
Newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Well worth the journey to see Mt Blanc and surround. It's a must if you are in the area. Had a picnic so no idea about the cafe

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Le Semnoz turned out to be one of our favourite places in and around Annecy, we ended up visitng several times. The first time we visited, it was very cloudy and visibility was zero. I then learned there is a webcam so you can check the visibility before you leave. The views from here are absolutely stunning with clear views... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The bus ride between Annecy and Le Semnoz is exciting by itself, due to the numerous hairpin curves on the way up/down. Definitely do this trip, however. The open expanses, with hiking marked hiking trails, are worth the journey. Catch the bus near the Annecy train station for this day trip.

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Annecy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Not very far from Annecy (30 minutes drives), the Semnoz affords a breathtaking view when there is nice weather. I really recommand you to go on a summer sunday, when there are so much tourist on the lake in Annecy with extreme heat conditions. In altitude, it gets a little cooler. Furthermore, there is some stunning walks, that a child... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

As title, if you're not overly fit but want a sense of the magnificence that comes with getting up high and seeing some far-reaching views this is a great way to do it.

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Yehud, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

30 min drive from Annecy. the view is nice but not overwhelming. the fun = the Luge - mountain slides near the top of the mountain.

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