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A trail for nature lovers. Come and enjoy this route which lies between France and Switzerland and used to be the route taken by the smugglers in the beginning of the 20th century. Discover this Franco-Swiss itinerary combining mountain paths and alpine passages on the limestone massif of the Dents Blanches overlooking the valley of Haut-Giffre in Haute-Savoie and Val d’Illiez in Valais.

The sudden change from the sweetness of the flowering mountain pastures to the wild beauty of the steep rock faces is marvellous. You will pass from one country to another, between Switzerland and France, without even realizing it. The various lodges, refuges and huts on this route will allow you to organize your trip for accomodation, meals or refreshments.

the trail in a few numbers

Kms of hiking trails

friendly huts

meters of + and – elevation change


The route on the map

See the stages

In Pictures

Useful Infos

  • The Tour is now open. There is no more snow on the path and no additional equipment is required for the Tour (no crampons or ice ax). Don’t forget to book your desired accomodation before leaving for the tour
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