The Tournette (2,351 m) is a mountain in the Bornes Massif in Haute-Savoie, France. It is the highest of the mountains surrounding Lake Annecy and has a prominence of 1,514m, qualifying it as an Ultra.Arrange your visit to La Tournette and discover more family-friendly attractions in Annecy using our Annecy day trip site.
It is possible to drive most of the way up, parking at Chalet De L'Aulp. From here the summit can be reached via a well marked path in around 3 hours. The final third of the climb requires some scrambling, but there are chains and ladders in all the difficult sections.
La Tournette Reviews
We parked the car at the beginning of the trail. It is possible to drive to the restaurant le Chalet de l’Aulp where the trail begins. You have to be in good condition if you take the steep route... more »
Beautiful walk, it can be challenging at times especially the further up you get but each step you make the view just keeps getting better and better. Definitely not to be missed if you are up for a..... more »
Beautiful place! The hike is a bit technical but the view is great!
Great views, and a demanding hike. Doable in 1 day still, if you start early enough. A must-do around Annecy!
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