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GRP Littoral du Léman à pieds - Etape 5 : Thonon-les-Bains > Sciez

This fifth stage of the GRP Littoral du Léman will take you from Thonon-les-Bains to Sciez. In a first part, you will reach the castle of Allinges, before continuing in the direction of the marina of Sciez.

Sport GRP Littoral du Léman à pieds - Etape 5 : Thonon-les-Bains > Sciez Thonon-les-Bains


Departing from Thonon-les-Bains (74200)
Average length : 04h50
Total elevation gain : 340m
Vertical drop : 400m
Distance : 17km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Starting from the spa town of Thonon-les-Bains, this fifth stage takes place first in an urban area in order to leave the town and then join more rural paths. Approximately in the middle of the stage are the ruins of the Château-Neuf and Château-Vieu d'Allinges.

Located on the hill of Allinges, this place was the residence of Saint François de Sales during his mission of evangelization of the province. Built in the 10th century, the highest viewpoint is 717 meters high.

You will then reach the village of Sciez-sur-Léman and its marina. Take the time to admire the castle of Coudrée, built in the 12th century by the Counts of Savoy, now a luxury hotel.

Total elevation gain : 340m
Altitude max : 710m
Vertical drop : 400m


Directional posts Itinerary marked out in totality according to the departmental charter

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    1/ From the Mayor of Thonon-les-Bains always follow the direction " Sciez ", you will pass by the following directional posts: "Chessy (Nord)", "Chessy (Sud)", "Les Bougeries", "Noyer", "La Rottaz", "Château vieux", "Château neuf", "Montée des châteaux", "Les Châteaux (parking)", "Pré de la Mare", "Mesinges", « Le Cerisier », « Margencel », « Ronsuaz », « Pré Pochat », « Moulin Pinget », « Les Longeraies » and« Jussy »
    2/ Arrived at the directional post " Port de Sciez " you finish your 5th stage of the GR Littoral du Léman


    Free access.


    Animals allowed

    For the tranquility of wildlife and domestic animals, please stay on the trails and keep your dogs on a leash.

    Period of practice

    All year round.

    • Pets welcome


    Mairie de Thonon-les-Bains, 1 Place de l'Hôtel de ville 74200 Thonon-les-Bains
    Departing from : Thonon-les-Bains (74200)
    Latitude : 46.373071 - Longitude : 6.477685
    Information update on 22/05/2024 by Conseil Départemental de la Haute-Savoie