Last winter, I walked from Rumilly to Albens, in the Pays de l’Albanais (the territory between Annecy and Aix-les-Bains). I passed by the Base de Loisirs du Plan d’Eau, the Etang de Crosagny and the river Deysse.
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Last fall, I went on a walk in Geneva, following the Sentier du Rhône (Rhône Trail) from Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) to La Plaine. The official map of the trail is available here.
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La Jonction is a place in Geneva where the rivers Rhône and Arve join with each other. Both rivers have different colors and, when meeting, their waters mix together into the one final river, Rhône. For a good view of this phenomenon, there is a viewpoint next to the water, as well as a bridge (Viaduc de la Jonction) 40m above.
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The Promenade des Pertes de la Valserine in Bellegarde-sur-Valserine is a short and easy walk that follows the Valserine, a river that takes its source in the Jura mountains and empties into the Rhône. Starting near the train station in the city, the path goes upstream to the Pertes (French for “losses”), where the river disappears in natural canyons dug into limestone rocks.
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Last spring, I went on a hike to Taillefer, a small mountain in the Bauges next to Lake Annecy.
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