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Alpine lakes

They reveal themselves to those who wish to see them…

You don’t have to be a great walker to go and see our region’s loveliest lakes.
The Mont Blanc area has numerous lakes at altitudes between 2,000 and 2,500 metres which are attractive destinations for hillwalking.
Admire the reflections of the mountain-tops in such pure water. The beautiful sights are worth the effort: you will very quickly forget about your fatigue and your sore feet!

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Alpine lakes

Search results : 13

  • Bérard waterfall

    Bérard waterfall

    Vallorcine
    Half an hour from the hamlet of Le Buet, follow a pretty path to the Berard waterfall. The path begins to the left of Hotel du Buet and takes your through ...
  • Le Dard waterfall

    Le Dard waterfall

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Le Dard is a superb waterfall towering 20 meters high at an altitude of 1,233 meters. It offers a beautiful viewpoint about 45 minutes from the centre of C...
  • Gorges de la Diosaz

    Gorges de la Diosaz

    Les Houches
    The Gorges de la Diosaz protected site is reached on foot. An invigorating walk when the weather is fine and wild trek when it rains!...
  • Lac Blanc

    Lac Blanc

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Located in the Aiguilles Rouges Nature Reserve, one of the most beautiful mountain lakes, famous for its unique panorama opposite the Mont Blanc Massif....
  • Lac Bleu

    Lac Bleu

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    A small but splendid body of water, Lac Bleu enchants hikers who are fond of mountain lakes and also impresses visitors who stop off at the Plan de l'Aigui...
  • Lac Cornu

    Lac Cornu

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Lac Cornu is a mountain lake located between the summit of the Index chairlift and Planpraz. The neighbouring Lacs Noirs are just ten minutes away....
  • Lac des Gaillands

    Lac des Gaillands

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Located at the bottom of the Valley, Lac Gaillands is just a few miles from Chamonix and the ideal place for a little break as you contemplate Mont Blanc....
  • Lac du Brévent

    Lac du Brévent

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Lac du Brevent is not far from the arrival point of Le Brevent cable car. It is a glacial lake that lies 2,125 metres above sea level....
  • Lake: Lac Vert
    Situated amidst the forest near Passy Plaine-Joux, this lake is surrounded by spruce trees and reflects the Mont-Blanc. Vehicle access from April to Decemb...
  • Lacs des Chéserys

    Lacs des Chéserys

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Discover this string of little lakes in the Aiguilles Rouges Nature Reserve, below Lac Blanc and facing Mont Blanc....
  • Lacs Noirs

    Lacs Noirs

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Located at an altitude of 2,550 metres, the Lacs Noirs are the highest of the Aiguilles Rouges lakes....
  • Lac des Chavants

    Lac des Chavants

    Les Houches
    This site is ideal for short walks and picnics. There is also a barbecue area you can use. There are incredible views over the Mont-Blanc Massif and it is...
  • Pormenaz lake and mountain
    In the heart of the nature reserve, Pormenaz lake sits perched at an altitude of 1,945 m in the small Pormenaz Massif, which forms part of the Aiguilles Ro...

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