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So beautiful

An easy walk along this spectacular valley, can be extended for the more energetic. A lovely hostel... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Jean M
Manchester, United Kingdom
Beautiful place

Beautiful spot for a gentle stroll along the valley floor or a serious hike up the side of the... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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Aug 27, 2018
“So beautiful”
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“Beautiful place”
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Reserve Naturelle a Sixt Fer, Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval, France
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

An easy walk along this spectacular valley, can be extended for the more energetic. A lovely hostel selling welcoming refreshments and mouthwatering lunches. The small fee to get in to the researve is well worth it paid at the entrance to the car parks drive...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Beautiful spot for a gentle stroll along the valley floor or a serious hike up the side of the cliffs to a refuge. Nice for a family outing and picnic or just a snack in the coffee bar.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Truly spectacular with all the water falls cascading down. There is a cafe half way up selling lovely ice cream and cart and horse ride and pony rides our 18 month old granddaughters loved it

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dawn s
Reviewed October 13, 2015

The area is only about an hour or a bit more from Chamonix. Hiking is easy and pretty flat. Scenery is beautiful. Pack a lunch to have at the waterfall at the far end of the loop trail. There are a few other attractions and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank OhioLen
Reviewed July 18, 2015

The whole area is a massive haven, there are activities up there for those who want them; walking/hiking, horse riding. There's plenty of space for picnic's, and a restaurant for those who don't want to carry their own food up. The parking places are well...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank dick h
Reviewed July 17, 2015

Just above Sixt Fer à Cheval stands the little village of Salvagny, and above that a nature reserve that richly rewards a long, slow and above all quiet wander. Set out from Salvagny on the steep road to Passy, keep going and enter the nature...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed July 9, 2015

Mostly flat hike up a gorgeous valley surrounded by views of the Alps and multiple waterfalls . There is a small cafe with outdoor tables which makes for the perfect lunch spot. If you are very lucky you will spot the very rare and shy...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Reserve Naturelle of Sixt Fer à Cheval is a mountenous area with a cental valley surrounded bij steep slopes, hence the horseshoe (Fer à Cheval) in the name. We stayed at the campsite (simple but very pleasant) within the reserve, and made several beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Rogier V
Reviewed May 16, 2013

this place is beautiful in both summer and winter. Good for walks on foot or snow shoes. Summer on bikes.

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank skiingpixie
Reviewed November 19, 2012

Sizeable and unobtrusive car-park gives access to well-signposted trails with informative information boards. the waterfalls are stunning particularly after sustained rain. Beware, dogs banned from most of the park.

Date of experience: October 2012
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