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Address: Annecy, France

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Beautiful from the top

This was a tough climb (at least for me) from the lake, but worth the effort for the view. The descent wasn't bad either.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This was a tough climb (at least for me) from the lake, but worth the effort for the view. The descent wasn't bad either.

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Sydney, Australia
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31 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Great attraction but the snow season is dead. There no snow. Beautiful scenery. Beautiful and breathtaking location.

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Annecy, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I always take my visitors up to the top of Semnoz to see the view of the mountains and the three lakes (Bourget, Annecy, Leman). It's a family friendly ski resort in winter (you can pay by the hour) although it can become a little crowded. Nice restaurant too (Les rochers blancs). Nice for a little excursion around Annecy, picnics... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Le Semnoz, overlooking Annecy. A beautiful place. Sadly our old friends Les Couttets are no longer in that chalet. Ammonier died some time back. His tommes were excellent and greatly appreciated. We might take a trip up next time we are in the region.

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Rio de Janeiro
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44 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

We made the tour through the small roads from Annecy and the view of the lake is spectacular. A very beautiful and pleasant drive.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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28 helpful votes 28 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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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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