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Le Semnoz

Annecy, France
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Ranked #6 of 27 Attractions in Annecy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Hiking Trails
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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We drove to Semnoz after a hike in a nearby area as we wanted to get a good view of Mt Blanc. We parked in the carpark and then walked the approx 500m up the final part of Semnoz. Unfortunately the cloud cover was obscuring the summit of the "white mountain" that day but it was great to be up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I grew up climbing these mountains and it never get old. Always something new to see and do. So many different hike routes to do with different things to see. Easy to access but car and foot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

An interesting but not too taxing road will take you up to Le Semnoz past some lovely high meadows. Great views at the top and information boards to help you pick out the surrounding peaks. Beautiful views and very well worth your time.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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