Lac du Charvin Itinerary

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Round trip


Hike offering the opportunity to admire all the beauty of a mountain lake. At the foot of Mont Charvin and in the heart of the alpine pastures, the lake is a veritable treasure trove of nature to be discovered.
Between Savoie and Haute-Savoie, Mont Charvin is the southern tip of the Aravis. Its ascent is not easy, this route allows to admire it more easily, by accessing its lake. Explore the Charvin mountain pastures, the emblematic cheese production site of the Thônes Valley: the reblochon. During your walk, you will pass by the alp of Freu. Take the time to immerse yourself in the pastoral life of Charvin by exchanging with the alpagist, during a gourmet break on the farm. After the passage under the imposing rock of the Goenne, the lake is revealed. Nestled in the heart of Mont Charvin, this natural Cirque offers a magnificent landscape.

Route GPX track

Parking du Charvin (Sardoches), 74230, Le Bouchet-Mont-Charvin
From 01/07 to 30/09 : open daily.