• Sport

Hiking : the Mont d'Arbois - Mont Joux

Along the path admire one of the last farms in the middle of the meadows of alpine flowers, gentians, primroses, cows-lips, buttercups, etc... and the panoramic view over the golf course. Uninterrupted view of the Mont-Blanc massif.

Sport Hiking : the Mont d'Arbois - Mont Joux Megève


Departing from Megève (74120)
Average length : 03h45
Total elevation gain : 673m
Vertical drop : 673m
Distance : 11.7km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From the Mont d'Arbois gondola, on foot, continue on the road towards the village of Planellet. Follow the signs «Mont d'Arbois» by the variant of the Tour du Mont Blanc (yellow and red).

From the upper station of the Gondola take the path that runs along the restaurant "Idéal 1850". Follow the crest line that passes close to the Bettex Gondola rises in the direction of Mont Joux. Exceptional views of the Mont Blanc, the Aravis, the Val d'Arly and the Arve Valley.

From Mont Joux (1958 m), head down to the chalets of Joux then Lac de Joux follow direction Megève, enter the forest until the Alpages de Tornay high (1620), continue on a path until the Hameau du Planellet.
From this hamlet you can reach the Mont d'Arbois gondola by the Edmond de Rothschild road (about 10 minutes).

Total elevation gain : 673m
Altitude max : 1958m
Vertical drop : 673m

Further informations



Free access. Access via the Mont d'Arbois gondola requires a pedestrian pass été:
Single adult: €9.40 - round trip: €17.30
One-way child: €8.30 - round trip: €15.10
Pedestrian package adult day: 20€
Child day pedestrian pass: 17.50€
Free for - 5 years old.
(summer 2022).


Animals allowed
Languages of documentation : French
Not adapted to strollers

Dogs must be kept on a lead.

Period of practice

From 01/05 to 30/11.
From 25/06/22 to 04/09/22: Mont d'Arbois gondola open from 9am to 6pm with half-hour rotations except at 1:30pm.

Subject to favorable weather.

  • Pets welcome
  • Picnic area
  • Orientation board


Télécabine du Mont d'Arbois 74120 Megève
Departing from : Megève (74120)
Latitude : 45.853345 - Longitude : 6.631901

More informations

Information update on 22/04/2024 by Mairie de Megève