• Sport

route n°36 - Col de Joux Plane street

Thanks to the opening of skilifts this summer, you can go walking with your family and discover some different, breathtaking panoramic views with any strenuous effort beforehand.

Sport route n°36 - Col de Joux Plane street Samoëns


Departing from Samoëns (74340)
Average length : 02h00
Total elevation gain : 1170m
Vertical drop : -1170m
Signed walking trail

When you want a chance to relax and get close to nature, take advantage of the skilifts and enjoy some easy walking in stunning scenery. Regain your sense of well-being in the serenity and peace of higher altitudes as you walk through alpine pastures and along the shores of lakes. In fact, why not do a spot of fishing while you're there?
Looking for ideas for easy walks in constantly-changing scenery? Leaving Samoëns behind, you can get a wonderful view of Mont-Blanc from the Tête des Saix. From there, head for La Combe de Gers with its lake and gîte-cum-restaurant, then return to Samoëns or Sixt Fer-à-Cheval.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 1170m
Altitude max : 1708m
Vertical drop : -1170m

Map references

TOP25 IGN 3530 ET

Topoguides references

12 family walks from the Samoëns Tourist Office.

Further informations

Stone, Ground


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Not adapted to strollers

Allowed only.

Period of practice

From 03/07 to 29/08.

  • Pets welcome


66 Place de l'office de tourisme 74340 Samoëns
Departing from : Samoëns (74340)
Latitude : 46.129538 - Longitude : 6.710792
Moving across the city : Les Carroz-d'Arâches (74300), Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval (74740), Samoëns (74340), Morillon (74440)
Information update on 03/08/2022 by Office de Tourisme de Samoëns