An easy tour to see the side of the mountain hidden from Annecy.
Start as for the Tour of the Montagne d'Age. The views during the descent are magnificent.
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Very nice road with south facing bends, facing the Tournette. A lot less busy, but much more difficult than the Aravis Pass
Start by following the Pont de la Caille Circuit, and then continue through Cruseilles.
One of the area's great classics, with a beautiful descent between Serraval and St-Ferréol, and an easy return leg along the Annecy Cycleway.
If you hate steep climbs, this is not the ride for you. Great view overlooking the lake.
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A very athletic circuit that culminates with an ascent of the Col de la Colombière. Cycling the route clockwise minimises the time spent on the busy main road through the Arve Valley and allows you to climb the shady side of the Colombier.
A supeb way to discover the varied scenery of the Aravis, Faucigny and Bornes areas. If you like hard climbs, and aren't put off by a short section of dirt track, the traverse of the Plateau des Glières is an excellent challenge.
Quieter than the Aravis, with a superb, sinuous descent.
Also called the "Prince of Wales" in honour of one of the most prestigious visitors to have cycled the route. The view of Mont-Blanc from the Col des Aravis is not to be missed.
From the Col de Tamié, it is only a short detour to the Abbey, where you can try the monks' famous cheese.
You can do it! The signposted direction was chosen to make the only climb on the circuit as easy as possible and to allow you to stay close to the lake, especially for the section after Talloires.
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"Superb switchbacks surrounded by alpine meadows and magnificent views of Mont Blanc make this a must-do climb, but take care as the road is often busy. Gradient: 4.5%"
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One of the best kept secrets locally, of considerable difficulty because of its very steep sections. There's an auberge at the summit. Slope : 10%
One of the oldest greenways in France. It allows you to discover an exceptional environment. Its first part is built alongside the lake and its beaches. An independent path shared with roller-skaters and pedestrians for a return trip away from road traffic.