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A lovely family walk that offers a wonderful view of the surrounding valleys and mountains. The calm and the tranquility with the freshness of the pines are ensured by the lake.

The characteristics of the route.
Mont-Saxonnex (74)
  • Distance 7.8 km
  • Elevation gain 480 m
  • Elevation lost 480 m
  • Min. elevation 1147 m
  • Max. elevation. 1580 m
  • Duration (depending on pace) 3h
  • Marking Yes
Starting point: Parking du Bété on the road from Morsullaz to Mont Saxonnex
Reference carto: Hiking guide from the tourist office
Level of the hike: family hike
Marking: departmental

Round trip itinerary:
From Bété (parking) to the blessed lake: 1h15
From the car park, follow the wide track which goes up in the direction of Lac Bénit. It goes up in the forest before going alongside the ski lift. In front of you, the two characteristic eyes of little Bargy. At the Pierre à Muselire, descend by the lake. The return is by the same route.

To make the Lac Bénit loop more:
From Lac Bénit to Morsullaz (parking): 1h20
Go up to the Pierre à Muselire sign. Go left towards Enténiou. Go around the top of the chairlift on the left to descend towards Morsullaz (parking). Under the cliffs of Grand Bargy, you will reach the ski slope. Take a right to enter the forest and join the departure of the chairlift.

From Morsullaz (parking) to Bété (parking): 25 minutes
Follow the path on the right across the fields towards Les Côtes. At Bété d´en Haut, leave the path and take the paved road which will bring you back to the Bété car park.Marking : The trail is marked with signs.
Equipments : Picnic area, Sustainable development, Outhouse,
Good plans : Buvette du Lac Bénit open from Pentecost to September. Possibility of fishing in Lake Bénit from June. License on sale at the Tourist Office.

Admission fee : Free access. Detailed sheet available at the Tourist Office.

Opening : From 01/04 to 14/11.
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