Via ferrata by Annecy

Would you like to discover a via ferrata in an exceptional mountain setting? Go up in elevation and experience this 100% mountain activity. We offer two beginner via ferrata routes of varied difficulty to get you started in the activity and a route in the Aravis mountain range which provides an even greater challenge. Our guides from the Terréo team will show you the ropes and help you safely advance at your pace.

Discover the great variety of via ferrata routes near Annecy with our guides at Terréo

Starting at 50 €

Sambuy Via ferrata


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Frequently asked questions

Not all of the difficult passages can be avoided. However, the course is equipped with escape routes which allow for different options of passage.  Our guides will be ever present to walk you through the various obstacles and help you gain confidence as you learn to navigate the course in total security.  The take home will be an experience full of thrills and excitement.

Groupe numbers will vary depending on the route chosen to insure the greatest quality and safety. There will be five persons maximum per guide for the via ferrata in the Aravis and 8 persons maximum for the Sambuy outing. In the event of a large group of friends and/or family we will provide the number of guides necessary to insure safety.

Our via ferrata courses are situated in a magnificent mountain environment. The temperatures can often be as much as 15 degrees lower than temperatures at the same time down at the lake. In addition, since the temperature can change very quickly it is advised to carry some extra warm clothes in your pack: polar fleece jumper or sweatshirt, outer shell or windbreaker, and trousers.

We will provide the equipment for the activity: a harness, which are specially equipped for the via ferrata, along with a helmet. You should however bring with you: a good pair of hiking shoes or trail running shoes with good tread, a backpack, a bottle of water with some snacks. 

To get to  the via ferrata at the Sambuy meeting point, you can catch the bus from Annecy that will take you to Faverges via the Lhisa number 51 bus line. Then you can take the Sources du lac d’Annecy shuttle to get to the meeting point.

The Aravis via ferrata is not accessible by bus.

transport en commun.

Both up and down trips on the chairlift are included in the price of the outing. At the top you’ll see some breathtaking views.

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