On the borders of the Alps and nature reserves, Savoy is a land full of beauty. Popular with tourists for its superb seaside resorts, this renowned region has made its name throughout the world. If you are considering having an exhilarating stay in this slice of heaven, discover the most beautiful mountain routes in Savoy. In fact, the region is crawling with hiking paths to satisfy even the keenest adventurers! You will discover its enchanting countryside, exceptional landscapes, and snow-capped mountains, giving you a real change of scenery. It will capture your heart throughout your wonderful holiday, on the path to discovering the most beautiful routes in Savoy.

Mountain routes in Savoy for an exhilarating hike

At the border with Italy, Savoy is laden with majestic beauty. The region is particularly known for having charming seaside resorts. Thanks to these, the region welcomes many thousands of tourists each year, looking to escape. You will be able to relax, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, perfect for downhill skiing. Therefore, among these picturesque villages, its majestic lakes, and its countless mountain routes, Savoy will fulfill your every desire. Embark on an amazing journey to the heart of some of the most beautiful parks in Europe! You will be able to cross the Maurienne Valley, the longest alpine valley in the Upper Alps region. This magical valley is a fabled land that unveils exceptional landscapes at every turn. 

The Savoy Cheese Route

Discover the Savoie region by visiting the most beautiful sites on the Cheese Route. This trail crosses through the valleys of Savoie and Haute-Savoie, known for their

renowned cheeses. On foot or by bike, you will discover amazing landscapes full of

surprises. You will be enchanted by the alpine farms, the dairy farmers and the small picturesque villages, it is truly unforgettable! 

Le sentier des Bâtisseurs or “Builder’s trail”

Located in the Haute-Maurienne region, take the “sentier des Bâtisseurs” for a 4-hour hike leading to the sublime Esseillon fortified glacial. 

La route des lacets de Montvernier

Similarly, the various twists and turns of Montvernier are some of the best routes in

Savoie. They will surprise you with their authentic charm.

Discover the Aiguilles d’Arves, an imposing summit, accessible from the Chalmieu plateau in

Albiez-Montrond. In addition, you can access the emblematic Mont Cénis, which rises to an altitude of 2083 m. This impressive pass marks the border between France and Spain

The Savoyard Discovery Walk and the Massif Route of Belledonne and Lauzière

Alternatively, for a fun walk or bike ride, you can take the Savoyard Discovery Walk. 

You can take the road to the Belledonne and Lauzière massifs to enjoy a big breath of fresh air! You can follow the route “la vallée verte et du Risse” or the “route dans le Haut Chablais”, perfect for understanding the formation of the Alps.

Explore the mountains on foot or by bike

If you are searching for information on the routes of Savoy, you have come to the right place. In the National Park of Vanoise, discover some of the most beautiful mountain routes in Savoy.

The Salt Route, Savoie

The salt road is undoubtedly the most iconic one of them all! Close to the Orelle ski resort, it plunges you into the heart of the most beautiful landscapes in the region. Furthermore, this historic path will show you all the secrets of Savoyard fauna and flora. Take a hiking map or a webcam of Savoy routes to discover them! Like this, hiking lovers will be able to recharge their senses by crossing the magnificent paths leading to Lake Tignes. Once you pass the Refuge du Palet it is quite a serene walk.

The Route des Grandes Alpes from Thonon-les-Bains to Menton

Afterward, you will have the opportunity to discover mythical passes. The village of Bonneval-Sur-Arc, at 1800m, is accessible through some wonderful hiking paths. You can take the route leaving the hamlet of Ecot, the Arc springs, or from Evette’s glacier.

The Galibier route

Then, using the directions marked out on the Galibier route, you can go biking on one of the most beautiful routes of the Tour de France! At the heart of the French Alps, you will be enthralled by landscapes of great beauty. 

The Route of Baroque Art in Savoy

In the Tarentaise valley, close to the major ski resorts, the Baroque Art Route is quite an incredible walk for friends and family. Discover this magnificent Veysonnaz apartment for a magical getaway.

Discover Savoy through its mountain routes

As well as skiing, you can take some of the most beautiful routes in Savoy to discover its must-see landmarks. Countless walking and cycling routes are bound to amaze you. In the heart of the Vanoise National Park, you will be amazed by the fabulous landscapes.

The Plan du Lac Route in Termignon, Val Cenis

If you are staying in Termignon, Val Cenis why not discover the most beautiful glaciers with a climb of Plan du Lac. This walkable and cyclable route is unquestionably one of the most beautiful. It shows off beautiful scenery and rare species of animals! With all this, you will be completely enthralled! Give in to the temptation of the climb leading to the Lac Blanc or to the Refuge de la Dent Parrachée, in the high mountains. You will cross the Roc des Corneille’s and the various lake fortresses. 

La montée de l’Orgère (“The rise to Orgère”)

Those who are spending their holidays in Modane will be treated to some wonderful routes. From the Orgère refuge, take on some impressive mountain passes, such as the Masse, the Valette and the Rocheure. These sublime mountains will not fail to captivate you! Nonetheless, you will have to equip yourself with walking shoes and adequate clothing to dare to climb. To organise your next holiday, don’t hesitate to consult the many possibilities for accommodation offered by AlpVision agency.

Stay close to the most beautiful mountain routes in Savoy 

If you are considering spending your holidays in the Alps, you will love traveling the beautiful mountain routes of Savoy. Go ahead and take one of the exceptional hikes and discover beautiful walking and cycling routes. You will surely be blown away by the landscapes that await you. Schedule your next trip right away by reserving a superb apartment in Chamrousse!