Undoubtedly one of the best ways to discover Combloux, walking gives you time to appreciate the beauty of the landscapes and observe nature. In Combloux, many trails wind between the chalets in the village center, then through forests and mountain pastures as you reach the top of the resort.
Going higher will give you access to an unobstructed view of Mont-Blanc, the Fiz range and its impressive Aiguille de Varan, and the Aravis massif dominated by the famous Pointe Percée. Breathtaking panoramas within everyone's reach, from the occasional walker to the seasoned hiker in search of elevation gain.
Top 5 essential hikes in Combloux
- La Halls Cross, loop through the Alpage de Beauregard and the Ravine
- Le Collar Jaillet by the Montavus
- Croisse Baulet by the variant of the GR of the Tour du Pays du Mont-Blanc
- The Baroque Trail with its Baroque churches and chapels
- The Alpages of Planset and Prapacot from the hamlet of Intages
To each his own hike in Combloux
From a quiet stroll in the village between heritage treasures and traditional architecture to a sporty hike lasting several hours leading to a magnificent panorama of Mont-Blanc, Combloux is full of trails that will satisfy all desires. Select your route according to the difficulty, duration and elevation desired for maximum pleasure. To help you choose, browse our selections by theme.
Let yourself be guided to the top
Where to rent hiking equipment in Combloux?
To make your stay easier, our sports shops offer you the possibility of renting equipment for your walks: 4×4 stroller for taking your baby along the paths of the village, baby carrier for walks in the mountain pastures, walking shoes for long hikes without having to sore feet !
Practical services for summer hiking
Maps and guidebooks
To find the route that suits you and set off in complete peace of mind, get our trail map "Mont-Blanc belvederes" or our topo-guide “57 family walks in the Pays du Mont-Blanc”. The indications of distance, duration, elevation and difficulty will help you choose the circuit made for you in the municipalities of Combloux, Praz-sur-Arly, Megève, Cordon, Sallanches, Passy, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains among others.
The Jaillet gondola
In July and August, borrow the Jaillet gondola from Megève to gain height and free yourself from the climb on foot. From the arrival station at an altitude of 1500m, you can enjoy a panoramic playground, set off for a leisurely walk downhill to Combloux, or take the start of a long hike towards Croisse-Baulet or the head of Torraz in Savoy.
To get to the start of the hiking trails, remember to use the Combloux shuttle! All summer long, our shuttles run from the resort center towards the Cuchet car park, but also between Combloux and the Jaillet gondola.
Unmissable hikes around Combloux
Must-see tourist sites
Live an unforgettable experience in the heart of the mountain by visiting the sites of La Compagnie du Mont-Blanc: the Aiguille du Midi at an altitude of 3842m, the Montenvers train and the Mer de Glace, and the Mont-Blanc tramway known to mountaineers.
Agenda: The Gourmet Hike
On the occasion of the European Heritage Days, Combloux invites you to discover the heritage of the village and taste local products during a hike: La Rando des Gourmets. On a circuit of 10 km distance, take a family stroll through the cultural sites that line the route, and take a gourmet break at the tasting stands.
Hiking differently in Combloux
Hiking in Combloux is not only on foot! Explore the trails by mountain bike, off-road scooter or even on horseback to discover the mountain from another angle and fill up on sensations.
Hiking is also winter
When the mountain puts on its white coat, it's another facet of the Alps, just as magical, that awaits you. Leave your mark on the marked routes on snowshoes or ski touring and enjoy the landscapes covered in virgin snow, sparkling under the rays of the sun. A spectacular spectacle to discover absolutely!
From hiking to trail running, there is only one stride
If you like to let off steam in the middle of nature and if the elevation doesn't scare you, maybe you'll like trail running. Running on mountain trails, trail running combines sporting performance and landscapes. An endurance sport, this discipline requires knowing how to manage your effort uphill to go the distance and take advantage of the descent. Find below our trail event: La Comblorane.