Lake Tavaneuse from Les Plagnes

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  • Hike Lake les Plagnes - Lake Tavaneuse - Abondance

    A discovery of the two lakes of Abondance: Les Plagnes and Tavaneuse, famous as the one of the most beautiful moutain lake of the Chablais!

    This hike takes you to two mountain lakes: Lac des Plagnes (1190 m) and Lac de Tavaneuse (1806 m). You will cross the mountain pastures and discover their chalets and fountains.

    The hike starts at the Lac des Plagnes car park. Take the Cubourré trail. Then, take the direction of the chalets d’Ardens by passing of the pirons d’Entre Deux Pertuis which will lead you to the Lac de Tavaneuse.

    Once there, you can enjoy the lake and the clarity of its waters. A picnic is welcome to enjoy the place.

    The return journey is by the same route.

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    Services & Equipment

    • Car park
    • Parking
    • Pets welcome

    Customer base

    • Walkers/hikers
    • Level red – hard


    From 01/06 to 19/11.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.


    Animaux : Accepted without supplements


    Free access.


    Lac des Plagnes
    74360 Abondance

    The departure of the hike is situated at 10 minutes in car from the center of the village of Abondance. Follow the direction of the" lac des Plagnes". A car park is in your left in arriving to the lake.

    Characteristics :

    • Waterside
    • Lakeside or by stretch of water
    • Forest location
    • Village 2 km away
    • Lake view
    • Mountain view

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