• Hiking

Rediscovering Grand Salève

Rediscovering the Massif du Coin and following in the footsteps of Horace-Bénédict de Saussure...
The cliffs of the Massif du Coin provide opportunities for experienced hikers to share many stories...

Hiking Rediscovering Grand Salève Collonges-sous-Salève


Collonges-sous-Salève (74160)
Average length : 1 Days
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We will explain the geology and formation of Salève by imagining how the region would have looked tens or even hundreds of millions of years ago.
Moreover, we will be guided by the famous Genevan naturalist Horace-Bénédict de Saussure and share his discoveries and the questions he had about Salève at the end of the 18th century.
We will admire the stunning view over the Geneva Basin and visit all the must-see places in the Massif du Coin.
Want to know how Salève was formed and how it was explored almost 250 years ago?


Prices not available.


Languages spoken : English, French


All year round, daily.

Average length : 1 Days

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Le Coin 74160 Collonges-sous-Salève
Start near : Collonges-sous-Salève (74160)
On : Collonges-sous-Salève (74160), Archamps (74160)

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair

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Information update on 18/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme des Monts du Genevois