Group hike

Looking to join a group to share a good time? During summer, the mountain guides of the Annecy guides' office offer daily excursions for day or half-day excursions. The program below is a concentrate of the most beautiful hikes around Lake Annecy carefully selected by mountain guides from the Annecy Guides Office.
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For more information, contact us at +33 623 436 355

Hiking program

Departure guaranteed from 5 participants.

Program valid only July and August


MONDAY - "Wildlife" theme

Encountering Mountain Animals

Day hike - Walking time : From 4 to 7 hours max.

Level: Occasional to regular walkers

Height difference: From 400 to 1000m

Every Monday, we'll set off in search of the animals that populate the mountains around Annecy. Two alternating programs are possible.

Contact us directly to find out the schedule for your week.

TUESDAY - Theme: "Geology"

Geological curiosities of the Parmelan Plateau

Family day hike - Walking time: 4h30

Level: Regular walkers

Vertical rise + 380 m / Vertical rise - 380 m

Loop hike on the lapiaz of the Parmelan plateau, passing by the cave of hell. 360° panoramic view at the refuge and possibility to eat at the refuge (extra charge).

From 8 years old.

WEDNESDAY - Theme "Heritage - Gastronomy"

The mountain pastures of Haute – Savoie & Visit of a mountain pasture farm

Family day hike - Walking time: 4h

Level: Occasional walkers

Vertical rise + 450m / Vertical rise - 450m

Let's go to the heart of the Aravis, to discover the mountain pastures of Haute-Savoie. In the middle of magnificent landscapes facing Mont-Blanc, we will stop at the farm to observe the milking of the cows and understand the making of Reblochon, THE cheese of the Aravis. We will end the visit with a tasting of local products.

From 8 years old.

THURSDAY - Alpine hiking

Ascent of the Tournette

Full day hike - Walking time: 6:30 am

Level: Very good walkers

Vertical rise + 950 m / Vertical rise - 950 m

Go on the ascent of La Tournette (2351 m), the highest peak around Lake Annecy. Make sure you have the required level for this hike as there are many aerial passages waiting for you on the way up.

FRIDAY - Theme: "Lake Annecy".

Hiking cruise: PLUS ++ services

Family day hike - Walking time: 4h30

Level: Occasional walkers

Vertical rise + 500 m / Vertical rise - 500 m

An excellent combo to discover Lake Annecy and its mountains, all from Annecy!

From 8 years old.

SATURDAY Afternoon - Half-day outing

Half-day family hike - Walking time: 2h30 to 3h max.

Level: Beginner walkers

Vertical rise + 250 m max / Vertical rise - 250 m max

Every Saturday afternoon, we offer a selection of half-day outings to discover the surroundings of Lake Annecy: Semnoz mountain pastures, Lake Annecy Nature Reserve, Angon Waterfall, Cruise hiking: discovery formula, Taillefer...

Contact us directly to find out the schedule for your week.

SUNDAY - "History" Theme

On the trail of the maquisards of the plateau des Glières

Day hike - Walking time: 5h

Level: Occasional walkers

Vertical rise + 590 m / Vertical rise - 590 m

Between forest, mountain pastures and magnificent panoramas, the Glières plateau is a mecca of French resistance where many maquisards took refuge during the Second World War.

Carpooling is possible from Annecy for people who are not transported (limit of 4 places).

Walking times are calculated from an average speed defined in the hiking difficulty levels sheet. These are indicative times that do not include breaks. The itinerary may be slightly modified for security reasons (weather, level of participants) or for organisational reasons.

The hike can be organized on another day of the week in private commitment: Link

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Good to know about the adventure
Group hike

The price includes
Supervision by a certified mountain guide.
Group of 12 people maximum per supervisor for an optimal security and user-friendliness.
These are per participant rates which are only valid for a group consisting of 5 people minimum.
The price does not include
Transportation until the start of the hike, picnic, drinks, any lifts.
Anything that is not listed in the "price includes" section.
Schedule and meeting place
Morning: 9am - 12am
Afternoon: 2pm-5pm
Day: 9am - 4pm
These are estimated times, we adapt to the participants and weather conditions.
The meeting place will be confirmed the day before by the mountain leader in charge of the hike.
Required level
Hiking in the mountains is a physical activity that requires a minimum of training and practice. The details of the difficulty levels of each trip are detailed in the technical sheet "Hiking level difficulty" downloadable on this page.
Accessible to children from 8 years old.
Participant’s personal equipment
High hiking boots, warm and weather-resistant clothing (down jacket, windproof and waterproof jacket), backpack for picnics or snacks, water, sunscreen, cap ...
For safety reasons, people who do not have the right equipment on the day of the trip may be refused by the mountain guide.
For further information, please contact us

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