• Sport

Les Contreforts du Semnoz

It is a pleasant loop from Quintal that is offered to you. This walk is a mixt of heritage and nature: a nice viewpoint at the Saint-Catherine belvedere allows you to appreciate the southern part of the Jura massif as well as the Albanais and the Annecy plain.

Sport Les Contreforts du Semnoz Quintal


Departing from Quintal (74600)
Average length : 02h30
Distance : 7.1km
Signed walking trail

A detour to caves will delight young and old alike. A "nature" game will also be offered to you by the children of the primary school: the small quintalises and quantalis. To end the story of the Paccard bells and the birth of a dynasty!
- 4 seasons walk: be careful after heavy rains and in autumn when hunting in the Semnoz - very pleasant in summer: in the forest
- Beware of mountain bikes you may encounter them especially on the upper part of the path
- SIBRA bus from Annecy: Rythmo 2 bus (Seynod Vieugy stop) and then Bus 13 get off at the terminus at Quintal à la fruitière, join the church to start this route.
- Parking: opposite the church

Total elevation gain : 326m
Altitude max : 923m
Vertical drop : 323m

Further informations

Stone, Ground, Grit


Free access.


Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

All year round.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.


Route d'Annecy 74600 Quintal
Departing from : Quintal (74600)
Latitude : 45.838354 - Longitude : 6.085961
Information update on 04/05/2021 by Office de Tourisme du Lac d'Annecy