• Sport

Walking loop: Sentier pédestre de la Joie

This is a pleasant walk through some of the quiet villages on the south-eastern slopes of the Salève and across the Plateau des Bornes. Stroll through the woods up to the summit, for panoramic views on all sides.

Sport Walking loop: Sentier pédestre de la Joie La Muraz


Departing from La Muraz (74560)
Average length : 03h00
Total elevation gain : 450m
Vertical drop : 450m
Distance : 10km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Level: Easy
The walk takes you through orchards at Les Molliets and a beech forest before finally revealing a magnificent panoramic view of Geneva and the Alps. Don't miss La Croisette. In the winter, it has cross-country trails, a skilift, a toboggan run etc. From here there is also a breathtaking view of Mont Blanc. In the meadows, admire the granite boulders deposited here by the glaciers of Mont Blanc.

Total elevation gain : 450m
Altitude max : 1300m
Vertical drop : 450m

After so much effort, it's time for a breather! In La Croisette, you can get your strength back in one of the bars or restaurants. You can sleep in the Gîte. Not far from the "Happy Path" at the Faverge Rocks, there are geological and viewing tables.


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages informatives signs : French

Period of practice

From 03/03/11 to 03/03/12: open daily.

  • Pets welcome


Point de départ: Chef lieu de la Muraz 74560 La Muraz
Departing from : La Muraz (74560)
Latitude : 46.122972 - Longitude : 6.18659

When you cross the alpine pastures, take care not to damage the fences or springs, or frighten the cattle. Keep your dog on a lead.

Information update on 17/05/2024 by Office de Tourisme des Monts du Genevois