• Sport

Walk No. 6 - La Bourgeoise

Savoie Mont Blanc's choice

Short hike accessible to all, joining the Bourgeoise from the Col de Joux Plane. This summit, located at 1770 meters of altitude, constitutes a superb viewpoint on the Mont Blanc and the summit of the Giffre massif surrounding.

Sport Walk No. 6 - La Bourgeoise Samoëns


Departing from Samoëns (74340)
Average length : 01h15
Total elevation gain : 150m
Vertical drop : 150m
Distance : 5km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Starting from the Col de Joux Plane and its lake, overlooking Samoëns to the south and Morzine to the north, this walk without difficulty starts in beautiful alpine landscapes until the Chalets of Mapellet.

Passing under the Pointe de Chamossière, the route offers many panoramas on the Giffre massif: The North Face of the Criou, the Pointe Rousse or the Tête de Bostant. The Mapellet Cross marks your arrival at the top, you will then be gratified from a breathtaking 360° perspective.

The view of the Mont Blanc from the Bourgeois is breathtaking. Also discover the surrounding peaks thanks to the orientation table on site.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 150m
Altitude max : 1770m
Vertical drop : 150m

Topoguides references

Guide reference:

Further informations

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    1/ From the parking lot of Lake Joux Plane, take the path going up to the right of the road, until the Chalets de Mapellet.
    2/ From the Chalets de Mapellet, continue left towards the Bourgeoise. You will reach the path leading to the Pointe de Chamossière, before reaching the panoramic view of la Bourgeoise at the end of a final climb.
    3/ From La Bourgeoise Orientation Table, you return to your starting point by the same route as on your way out.


    Free of charge.


    Open to children
    Animals allowed
    Languages of documentation : English, French
    Not adapted to strollers

    dog leash

    Period of practice

    From 01/06 to 15/12.

    • Pets welcome
    • Restaurant


    Col de Joux Plane versant sud 74340 Samoëns
    Departing from : Samoëns (74340)
    Latitude : 46.129072 - Longitude : 6.713376

    Via the Joux Plane pass.

    Information update on 18/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Samoëns