Discover mountain hiking this summer in Flaine! Beginners or experienced walkers, hiking is fun in our Haute-Savoie resort, on signposted circuits around the Grand Massif. Majestic and diverse landscapes, diverse routes, the family outing to long hikes, unexpected encounters... Flaine, the summer mountain resort is a walking art form.
On the edge of the Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval and Passy nature reserves, Flaine hides a treasure trove of flora and fauna: ibex, marmots, jackdaws, bluebells, wild rhododendrons, génépi... Explore 150 kilometres of signposted paths starting from the resort, the top of the Grandes Platières cable car, or Lake Vernant. Hiking enthusiasts couldn’t be better catered to, from family walks (Flaine Lake, 1 hour), to more demanding hikes (Tête du Colonney, 6 hours).
Discover at your own pace: Desert de Platé, a limestone plateau the highest summit in Europe, Alpine wildlife and plantlife, stunning views over the surrounding mountains… whether you’re a rambler or a trail runner, Flaine is the perfect base camp for setting off on walks and hikes for all abilities.
Discover breath-taking landscapes just 12 minutes away thanks to the Grandes Platières cable car.
From 2nd July to 28th August, 2022, from 9.00am to 5.15pm (opening 7/7). In the event of bad weather, the cable car will be closed for the day.
Rates 2022: Adult: 16.40€ - Child (5-15 yrs old): 12.40€
Useful recommendation: at this altitude, it’s wise to bring a warm jacket with you. Make sure your wear walking boots or shoes to avoid any falls or accidents.
Free shuttle buses run throughout the day.
Hiking idea: At each stop, one or more ideas for hiking. Find details on our hiking sheets.