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The Lessy lake

  • lac de Lessy
  • Water :
    • Mountain lake
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The Lessy lake
The Lessy lake
Le Grand-Bornand
Phone+33 4 50 02 78 00
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A 5 hour walk (return trip) from Chinaillon will take you to this mountain lake lying in a gulley at the foot of the arête between the Pic du Jalouvre, the Buclon and the Aiguille Verte.
From the arête itself a wonderful view opens up over Lake Geneva, the Jura mountains and the Aravis range to Mont Blanc. The lake, at 1730 m, is on the Grande Randonnee no.96.
Opening day(s)

From 15 May to 15 November (every year)

Every day

From Spring to Automn. Depending on conditions and under your own responsibility. Inquire about the conditions.

  • Futher informations :
    • marked footpaths


Le Lac de Lessy
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.987659
Longitude : 6.437817
In winter and snowy conditions : access only snowshoe or ski touring.
Other periods : pedestrian access.
  • Environnements :
    • Mountain location
    • Lakeside or by stretch of water