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In the footsteps of the Carthusians

Discover an easy and bucolic walk punctuated with themed boards through landscapes of plains and fields shaped by the monks of the Middle Ages.

Sport In the footsteps of the Carthusians Présilly


Departing from Présilly (74160)
Average length : 00h45
Distance : 3km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

On the way, make the most of it to discover:
La Maison de Salève, and 18th century farm offering many ways to discover the mountain of Salève and its heritage: exhibitions, guided tours, workshops, discovery walks, conferences, birthdays, hikes...
The Pomier Charterhouse, founded in 1170, the place of prayers and meditation for 600 years, is now a reception site for events (seminars, marriages, concerts...).

Total elevation gain : 30m
Vertical drop : 30m


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French

keep dogs on a lead near to the cow herds.

Period of practice

Throughout the year : open daily.

  • Pets welcome
  • Coach access
  • Picnic area
  • Covered picnic area


Point de départ : la Maison du Salève Mikerne 74160 Présilly
Departing from : Présilly (74160)
Latitude : 46.076599 - Longitude : 6.098021

Présilly, 25 km north of Annecy via the D1201, in the Geneva direction. 1.5km after the Mont-Sion pass, at the roundabout, turn right.

Information update on 27/05/2021 by Office de Tourisme des Monts de Genève