• Sport

Pedestrian hike - The wild Shores of the Rhône

Come discover all of the mysteries of this wild and discreet Rhône. Throughout this walk, numerous elements of the natural and industrial heritage await you.

Sport Pedestrian hike - The wild Shores of the Rhône Challonges


Departing from Challonges (74910)
Average length : 02h30
Distance : 10.3km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

This loop of average difficulty will make you discover a particularly wild Rhône. However, this part of the Rhône located upstream from Seyssel knew a human activity, from asphalt extraction and rocks from Seyssel.
Traces of this industrial activity are still visible (old bridge of Pyrimont, quarry of Pyrimont, salt barn on the right side...). You will be able to admire one of the geological curiosities of the first rank: the Sugarloaf Waterfall.

Total elevation gain : 335m


Marking of the Haute-Savoie department

Topoguides references

Guidebook n° 4 - The wild Shores of the Rhône

Further informations

Ground, Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)


Animals allowed

  • Pets welcome


74910 Challonges
Departing from : Challonges (74910)
Latitude : 46.018949 - Longitude : 5.830664
Information update on 04/06/2021 by Haut-Rhône Tourisme