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La Pointe des Follys

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Abondance
15.0 km
4h 20min
Hard
  • A tour to discover the Abondance cheese and the goat cheese. From the Pointe des Folly, the landscape of the Valley of Abondance is very nice!

  • This sportive hike starts in the centre of the village of Abondance. You will take the direction of the Essert cable car then you will discover the hamlet of Fremoux, its traditional houses and its mountain pastures.
    You will be able to admire the whole valley of Abondance from the top of Fremoux.

    You will then reach the Col de l'Ecuelle through a pretty forest of fir trees and along the alpine chalets.

    At the top of the Follys, the highest point of this hike, you will be able to...
    This sportive hike starts in the centre of the village of Abondance. You will take the direction of the Essert cable car then you will discover the hamlet of Fremoux, its traditional houses and its mountain pastures.
    You will be able to admire the whole valley of Abondance from the top of Fremoux.

    You will then reach the Col de l'Ecuelle through a pretty forest of fir trees and along the alpine chalets.

    At the top of the Follys, the highest point of this hike, you will be able to appreciate the landscape: the Mont de Grange, the Dents du Midi, the peaks of the Chablais and the lake of Geneva. Picnic tables invite you to enjoy the panoramic landscape.

    You can also enjoy the view of the Mont de Grange and the village of Abondance as you descend to the chalets de l'Essert.

    Finally, you will head back to Fremoux Dessous to rejoin the trail back to the village centre.
  • Departure
    Abondance
  • Centre of the village of Abondance, free parking on site.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 01/11.
    Accessible outside the snow season and subject to weather conditions. Please check with the Tourist Office beforehand for current access conditions. Recommended season: spring - summer - autumn.
  • Environment
    • Forest location
    • Village 2 km away
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Equipment
    • Parking
    • Free car park
    • Car park
    • Picnic area
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Pets allowed on a lead only.
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