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Canal of Savières

4 kms along, the canal serves as a natural outlet to the waters of Lake Bourget to the Rhone and vice versa when the river is in flood . It was during the extended time , ground, priest to facilitate merchant and passenger shipping, as it was until the last century , an important trade route . A walk over the water on the Savières channel you can admire a variety of wildlife , children will discover with surprise , especially with hidden castors on the banks of the canal.

At the heart of the Chautagne, between the Rhone and Lake Bourget , is the village of Chanaz with its old houses and shops. You can stop for a walk, shopping or a meal.

The Grand Colombier

Summit of Bugey , the Grand Colombier , located in south of the Jura mountains , near Culoz , rises to 1534 m altitude. Accessible by a footpath in a twenty minute walk from the car park of the neck , this fantastic natural site offers an exceptional view of the Rhone Valley , the lakes of Bourget, Annecy and Geneva , the Alps and the Mont Blanc. What let dreamer ...

Considered one of the toughest passes of the Hexagon, the Col du Grand Colombier , open from April to November , is a real challenge for cyclists, with its western ascent - from Artemare - brushing against the 22%  maximum slope !