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Le Chemin du Calvaire

Chemin du Calvaire | Village, 74120 Megeve, France
+33 4 75 89 02 03
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Easy scenic hike

The tourists visitor center provides a book that describes the various hikes in the area. This is a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
pvnipper
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Kansas City
Beautiful and spiritual.

This is a very special walk, and I did it on Palm Sunday, which gave it a special significance... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Essexgirlnot
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Leigh On Sea
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13 Jun 2017
“Easy scenic hike”
4 Apr 2016
“Beautiful and spiritual.”
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Chemin du Calvaire | Village, 74120 Megeve, France
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

The tourists visitor center provides a book that describes the various hikes in the area. This is a nice hike that offers a beautiful view of the city and mountains. Wear good hiking shoes, bring water, and wear a hat.

Thank pvnipper
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a very special walk, and I did it on Palm Sunday, which gave it a special significance. Not for buggies or the faint hearted, the uphill walk leads to a series of little chapels, with life size plaster figures inside depicting the stations...More

1  Thank Essexgirlnot
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Stunning views and a unique curiosity. A fairly steep incline leads you up to a series of chapels & churches. Well worth the small detour from the centre of Megève.

Thank jmotravels
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Had read about this and keen to do it. Went to tourist office who indicated start by ice rink. Weather warm and initially a slope and numerous steps then continues quite steeply. Definitely not for buggies or anyone with mobility or heart/lung problems . When...More

Thank familyb5
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Wonderful view to be seen during a 30 minutes walk starting very close to the city center of the village of Megeve.

2  Thank Armin M
Reviewed 3 February 2015

You take this route from the village of Megeve just beside the ice rink. It is very unusual. It is also quite tiring as you are walking upwards all the time and it is very twisty. But the views on a clear day are delightful...More

1  Thank Wildlydelicious4u
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Not a hard walk at all, easy to find in the village, lovely views and trees and chapels. In summer lovely, I imagine no less beautiful in winter. A 20 min walk maximum.

1  Thank hask74
Reviewed 2 August 2013

It was built in the 19th century by the priest of this time: Ambroise Martin. He wanted to realize a copy of the calvary of Jerusalem with 14 chapels and oratories to show the Christ's Passion represented by wooden statues.It was a place of pilgrimage....More

4  Thank Michele L
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Megeve is beautiful. The Chemin du Calvaire is accessible from the town centre. The tourist office people were very friendly and provided a map and information. The trail is a short distance, a bit steep but not far and definitely worth the walk.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 13 March 2013

The path is not that easy, but the landscape that surround you during all the way is really very beautiful (it was doable even on the very high winter season). The mountain, the cute chapels, the view to the village from the top. It is...More

1  Thank GUSDALI
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