5 ideas outside the box

Chalets, Lapiaz and Reblochon have no more secrets for you? Le Grand-Bornand conceals other little well-kept treasures: natural sites and picturesque buildings... Get off the beaten track!

LA POINTE DES CARMELITES 
 
No need to look for the Pointe des Carmélites on an map, this discreet summit at the foot of the mythical pointe Percée does not appear on it, and yet it is the object of one of the most beautiful off-trail hikes. It is distinguished by the magnificent lapiaz that precedes its summit and forms an exceptional natural adventure ground. Its summit offers a remarkable viewpoint sheltered from the most popular trails.
 
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LA PIERRE MARQUEE
 
The marked stone, an erratic limestone block that was deposited by the movement of a glacier, delimits at the foot of the combe de Tardevant, the communes of Grand-Bornand and La Clusaz. This stone, about one meter long, is dated 1755 and marks the end of a conflict that lasted nearly 300 years.

LE CHEMIN DE CROIX ET LA FONTAINE BENITE DE LA DUCHE
 
Founded in 1888, the Way of the Cross serves the Chapel and the Oratory of Saint Bruno, which houses a miraculous spring. Witness of an ancient pilgrimage, it commemorates the passage of the legendary and blessed John of Spain, founder of the Carthusian monastery of Reposoir.
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LES GROTTES DE MONTARQUIS
 
Dug at the foot of a cliff, at an altitude of nearly 2000 m at the beginning of the Bargy range, the Montarquis caves will allow you to take the measure of the work of water erosion on the limestone, while taking advantage of the rich fauna and flora of this massif.
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THE SECRET DESTINATIONS OF THE ARAVIS OF THE COMPANY OF THE GUIDES
 
Grand Bargy, point of Almet, crossing of the Aravis by the wild paths, hole of the chapel ... Discover the wild paths and secret destinations of the Aravis with the company of Aravis guides - Le Grand-Bornand.

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