Bike adventure in the Monts de Genève, between the Arve and the Salève

Day Excursion

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In the space of a few hours, experience an off-the-beaten-track adventure in both France and Switzerland at the foot of the Salève, the iconic Genevois mountain.  

You will follow the Arve river towards the Swiss border, passing vineyards, orchards and farmland before attacking the slopes of the Salève and discovering the unspoilt natural surroundings of our region following tracks and paths to La Chartreuse de Pomier. 

The route back is a mixture of paths and minor roads… the views across to Geneva and Lake Geneva are incredible.

The route can be personalised according to the demands of the participants with different departure and arrival points along the loop.

It is also possible to organise optional extras such as a lunch stop at a restaurant.

Excursion can begin and end at various points along the loop including a departure point from Annemasse and Geneva.

Full loop from Annemasse is 50 km

Can be done any day between March and November. Can be done on a self-guided basis or with a support vehicle.

Self-guided: any number of riders
With a support vehicle: for parties of 6 or more.

Self-guided: 80 euros
With support vehicle: 145 euros

Itinerary

In the space of a few hours, experience an off-the-beaten-track adventure in both France and Switzerland at the foot of the Salève, the iconic Genevois mountain.  

You will follow the Arve river towards the Swiss border, passing vineyards, orchards and farmland before attacking the slopes of the Salève and discovering the unspoilt natural surroundings of our region following tracks and paths to La Chartreuse de Pomier. 

The route back is a mixture of paths and minor roads… the views across to Geneva and Lake Geneva are incredible.

The route can be personalised according to the demands of the participants with different departure and arrival points along the loop.

It is also possible to organise optional extras such as a lunch stop at a restaurant.

Pricing

This tour can be customized.  For any special request, simply contact us.

On a self -guided basis:

  • 80 euros (no minimum number of riders is required)

With a support vehicle:

  • 145 euros per person based on a party of 6 or more
For the self-guided version:
  • Gravel or electric bike hire
  • Itinerary provided either via an app or GPS
For the version with van support: 
  • Gravel or electric bike hire
  • Itinerary provided either via an app or GPS
  • “Following” cyclist (for mechanical problems, physical difficulties etc…)
  • Support vehicle which will meet the cyclists at predetermined stops
  • Feedstation (snacks, water, fruit, energy bars, energy drinks) along the way
  • “Post-excursion” photo album provided by Googlephotos
  • Additional activities such as (non exhaustive list) cable-car ride to the top of the Salève, access to the “Vitam” leisure centre 
  • Meals (picnic or restaurant) 
  • Transfers (for example: from the arrival point of the group to the departure point)

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