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Address: Annecy, France

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Great day mountain biking

Got the shuttle bus for a couple of runs, some friendly locals invited us to join them and showed us some sweet single track. Some techincal bits over rocky terrain at the top and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Got the shuttle bus for a couple of runs, some friendly locals invited us to join them and showed us some sweet single track. Some techincal bits over rocky terrain at the top and some flowy bits through the pretty forest towards the bottom. Shuttle was on time, great for bikes and the driver was awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Went in summer so was very green. Beautiful drive up the mountain. Some tremendous views of Annecy and the surrounds. Highly recommended if you don't like massive crowds and traffic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I had planned to take my daughter from Annecy to Chamonix, but we decided against it since we had rented an apartment in Annecy and were enjoying it so much. There is a beautiful view at the top and I was very glad we chose to go. A beautiful view of MB and surrounding mountains. If you're taking public transport,... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

lovely hike on a perfect day. Cheese maker to visit further down the mountain. Easy hike with kids and great views of mountains. Restaurant for coffee etc on hike path - always a plus. Need car to get there

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Geel, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

"Le Semnoz" is a nice hill top with some beatiful hiking possibilities but is is not the most spectacular scenery of th eregion. There are more beautiful places to visit Willy

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Annecy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The mountain looms above the town of Annecy and takes 15 minutes to reach the summit where, on a clear day, you will have a view of Mt. Blanc (highest mt. in Europe). During the winter it offers cross country skiing with circular trails along a plateau.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The journey by bus was a revelation. Cycles at the back, passengers at the front. Good road and enjoyable ride excellent value for money. Breathtaking views from the top where on a clear day Mt Blanc can be seen. Do not miss it. Tickets can be purchased at the bus company office opposite the statio or you can pay on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I have cycled up Semnoz a number of times from all sides. It is close to Annecy so great when you do not have too much time. It is quite long and some sections quite steep but on a clear day there are views of Lac d'Annecy, the alps to the east including Mont Blanc and also to the west.... More 

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Annecy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

In the winter the ski resort, which is reasonably small, is still very good fun and extremely easy to access from Annecy. In the summer the Semnoz is one of the largest, and most enjoyable :), climbs for cycling in the Annecy area as well as a great area for hiking. Beautiful views from the top of La Tournette and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

If you find that your trip to Annecy is lacking in the cowbells, wildflowers and chalets that you imagined of an Alpine holiday, you will find them here! The views of Mont Blanc etc are great - but you also have a fantastic view of the valley on the other side. Some of the best paths that show this valley... More 

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Address: Annecy, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Annecy

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