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"Montriond lake" geosite


Lac de Montriond
74110Montriond

As you walk around Montriond lake you will discover the glacial history of the valley, the Ardent Waterfall, the formation of the lake, the Sarde land registry and also the tale of the extravagant Baron de l'Espée...


Montriond lake is one the 23 iconic geosites of Chablais UNESCO Global Geopark that will change your appreciation of the landscape, explain how the Alps were formed and to draw you into the wealth of this local heritage.



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Opening

All year round.

Environment
Prices

Free access.


Equipment & comfort

Equipment
  • Picnic area
  • Bar
  • Parking
Service
  • Restaurant

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