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Faucille Pass
D 936, 01410 Mijoux Driving directions
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At an altitude of 1 320m, the Faucille Pass crosses the large ridge that separates the depression of the Rhône and Lake Geneva on one side and the Valserine on the other. Nearby, the road crosses two walls of fir trees then, all of a sudden, right in the axis of the road, Mont Blanc comes into your field of vision. In the late afternoon, the sudden appearance of this giant of the Alps, tinted pink in the fading light, is an unforgettable moment. There is also a fine view over the valley of the Valserine.

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  • From €89 to €129
    MICHELIN 2021
    795 m - Route du Col de la Faucille, lieu-dit La Mainaz, 01170 Gex
  • 1.72 Km - Route de la Faucille, 01170 GEX
  • From €29 to €54
    MICHELIN 2021
    8.49 Km - 34 ruelle de l'Église, 01220 Grilly