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Le Cirque du Fer a Cheval

Fer a Cheval, 74740 Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval, France
+33 4 50 34 49 36
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stunning views

Be prepared for neck ache as you will be constantly looking sky ward at the most glorious... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2013
G-whizz_2003
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London, United Kingdom
THE 8TH WONDER OF THE WORLD

I danced under these wonderful mountains on the 5th July 13 celebrating the blessing of my nephew... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2013
gebeez
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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“car park”(9 reviews)
“valley floor”(4 reviews)
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One of the most beautiful national parks in France with dramatic cliff scenery. The start of many walks and refuge trails.
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Fer a Cheval, 74740 Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval, France
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+33 4 50 34 49 36
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"lovely place"
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Be prepared for neck ache as you will be constantly looking sky ward at the most glorious mountainous views with several waterfalls and glaciers in late August within easy walk off the footpath. A 3 Euro entrance fee into the car park is well worth...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2013

I danced under these wonderful mountains on the 5th July 13 celebrating the blessing of my nephew and his wife. They could not have chosen a more perfect place to be. I became part of the forever changing sky, watching rainbows in the many waterfalls,...More

2  Thank gebeez
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Reviewed 2 July 2013

This is SUCH a beautiful place! The options for scenic walks are almost limitless and everywhere you look there are beautiful views. There is a small fee to park (about 3 Euros for a day or 5 Euros for the whole year) but there are...More

3  Thank Barlers
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Reviewed 29 June 2013

We stayed in Annecy (about 1 hour away but a very scenic drive) and chose sixt fer a cheval to experience the alps. It was absolutely incredible. It wasn't a difficult hike ( we saw families with little children) and took about 3.5 hours round...More

4  Thank Bella4dice
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

That's not an exaggeration. I love this place, it is SO beautiful and there are lots of different hikes to do for all abilities. We live close by so I have been a few times and it never gets old. A must see if you're...More

2  Thank ES74190
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Reviewed 16 May 2013

lovely place to sightsee both summer and winter. easy walks both times of year. can take bikes in summer. Impressive waterfalls.

4  Thank skiingpixie
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Reviewed 6 July 2012

A superb place to go out hiking! There are lots of easy ways and also some steep difficult trails. Lots of waterfalls for swimming (if you do not mind ice cold water), amazing scenery and panorama. Even mountainbiking is possible, with some trails crossing small...More

5  Thank Abusultan
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Reviewed 15 August 2011

this is a lovely spot right at the head of the Giffre valley in the French Alps, and just a few metres from the Swiss border - the ring of high mountains making a vast natural amphitheatre with many waterfalls descending into the valley and...More

5  Thank tredsoftly
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Reviewed 2 August 2011

I've visited this national park half a dozen times with different people of all shapes and sizes and it always impresses. The scenery - tall dramatic cliffs on all sides with dozens of waterfalls - is breathtaking. The main walks all take place on the...More

4  Thank teegeegeegee
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cathy m
8 August 2017|
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Response from TippOz | Reviewed this property |
This is a relatively easy walk and I would have thought you'd have no problem doing it with a dog.
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