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Arvouin pass and lake hike

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in La Chapelle-d'Abondance
5.6 km
2h 5min
Medium
  • A hike without difficulties to contemplate the lake of Arvouin, the mountains of Chablais and sumptuous landscapes on the summits of La Chapelle d'Abondance.

  • The hike to the pass and the lake of Arvouin is a half-day hike that will allow you to discover a grandiose landscape starting from the Sevan car park, situated just 300 metres below.

    You will first reach the glacial lake located at the foot of the Linleu summit, in the heart of the Cornettes de Bise massif.

    Near the lake of Arvouin, the mountain pasture of the same name is home to herds of Abondance cows which provide the milk for the local cheese.

    You then reach the pass...
    The hike to the pass and the lake of Arvouin is a half-day hike that will allow you to discover a grandiose landscape starting from the Sevan car park, situated just 300 metres below.

    You will first reach the glacial lake located at the foot of the Linleu summit, in the heart of the Cornettes de Bise massif.

    Near the lake of Arvouin, the mountain pasture of the same name is home to herds of Abondance cows which provide the milk for the local cheese.

    You then reach the pass ofArvouin or Savalenaz, situated at 1856 m, which acts as a border between France and our Swiss neighbours.

    In summer, it is possible to take the Panthiaz cable car to reach the start of the hike (check with the tourist office for openings).
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    • Parking
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    • Pets welcome
      • Dogs must be kept on a leash.
    • Accessible via ski lift
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