The balconies of La Culaz

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Office de tourisme du Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand
This balcony path, rich in flora, offers a panoramic view of the alpine ski area as well as Mont Lachat and the Aravis mountain range. A visit to the chapel of the old village dating from 1677 is a must!
Steps: Ot du Chinailln/ Old village / La Bouvardière / La Culaz / Cotagne - Return by the same route.

Variant: possibility to continue to the Alpage de la Tannaz to enjoy the view of the Danay Massif, the Aravis Range and the Pointe de Merdassier (in addition 10 min round trip and 60m of ascent).
From 05/01 to 11/30.
In summary
  • Reception :
    • French
  • SITRA services :
    • Services
  • SITRA services :
    • Route Aller / Retour
    • 300 Elevation (m)
    • 105 Daily duration (minutes)
    • Route
    • 300 Route
    • 300 Route
    • Route 1728
    • 8.2 Distance (km)
  • Levels of sporting experience :
    • Level bue - easy
  • Pedestrian sports :
    • Hiking itinerary
    • Pedestrian sports
Facilities and services
  • Catering :
    • Restaurant
To note
  • Type of SITRA offer :
    • Not recommended in bad weather
  • Accessibility criteria :
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
Office de tourisme du Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.973875
Longitude : 6.454079
Free of charge.
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Founded in 1677, the chapel is nestled in the heart of the old village of Le Chinaillon. Despite major renovation work to the building in 1977, it has retained its traditional appearance.
04 50 66 14 96
Located at the foot of the climbing site La Culaz, alone in the middle of the mountain pastures and facing the Aravis mountain range, stretching its entire length from this belvedere, this high altitude restaurant sublimates the walls of an old farmhouse dating from the end of the 18th century.
04 50 02 78 00 Website
Visitor center located in the heart of Le Chinaillon. You can find every information you need during your stay both in winter and summer season. Services provided : place to change the nappy, quiet room where children can play and read.