• Sport

Hiking loop: Sentier pédestre de la Sauge

From the charming chapel in Esserts-Salève, the path crosses woods on the south-east slopes of the Salève range, following the tracks of the old electric train over a short distance. Continue to the cable car terminus for a great view looking over Geneva.

Sport Hiking loop: Sentier pédestre de la Sauge Monnetier-Mornex


Departing from Monnetier-Mornex (74560)
Average length : 03h00
Total elevation gain : 620m
Vertical drop : 620m
Distance : 8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

In Esserts-Salève, see the Romanesque chapel (1584). Super panoramic view of the Alps as you arrive from the pastures. At the cable car terminus, there is a magnificent view of Geneva. On the way back down, follow the tracks of the old funicular railway.

Total elevation gain : 620m
Altitude max : 1210m
Vertical drop : 620m

Close to the path are a botany trail, children's playground, paragliding take-off area, exhibitions in the cable car terminus, a restaurant with panoramic view and the former station for the rack-and-pinion railway. In Monnetier, stop for a break and see the tourist information displayed on panels. In Mornex, there is a plaque in memory of Wagner and Ruskin to commemorate their stay at the Pavillon des Glycines. Anglican chapel.


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages informatives signs : French

The path crosses pasture and meadows. Please close the gates behind you and do not damage the fences or springs. Keep your dog on a lead. Part of the route is shared with mountain bikes. Take care.

Period of practice

Throughout the year : open daily.

  • Pets welcome


Point de départ: Parking de la Mairie-annexe Essert Salève 74560 Monnetier-Mornex
Departing from : Monnetier-Mornex (74560)
Latitude : 46.148391 - Longitude : 6.217425
Information update on 17/05/2024 by Office de Tourisme des Monts du Genevois