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Charmant Som

S of Saint Pierre de Chartreuse, Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, France
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Awesome views

Make sure you've got some good walking shoes and a good camera. The views from the top are... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
lostintheirishsea
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Irish Sea
A nice short hike with marvellous view

It was a really nice short hike with a marvelous view, it is easy to access even with small... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2016
Maydina F
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
23 Aug 2017
“Awesome views”
28 Jan 2016
“A nice short hike with marvellous view”
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S of Saint Pierre de Chartreuse, Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, France
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Make sure you've got some good walking shoes and a good camera. The views from the top are *amazing* and will take your breath away. My wife couldn't even stand near the edge at the top because we were so high. Awesome - one of...More

Thank lostintheirishsea
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

It was a really nice short hike with a marvelous view, it is easy to access even with small children. You can see all the view of Chartreuse from the top.

1  Thank Maydina F
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Beautiful walk up to the summit, through Alpine meadows on an easy path (our 4 year old managed it in 40mins without grumbling). Stunning views from the top, and many different paths to walk once you've done the summit - so easy to see how...More

Thank CH_globalview
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We love the restaurant at the Charmant Som. One of our favourite places and although the last 3 kms are a bit bumpy the drive is certainly worth it. Make sure you bring a sweater as it is always cooler up there! Lunches are relaxing...More

1  Thank Saudibunny
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Gradual, easy hike, or bike ride or ski, which takes about an hour. The plateau at the top is magical and travellers can even enjoy a simple meal in a rustic but nice restaurant here, in altitude.

Thank mamontgomery
Reviewed 12 July 2014

We went on a busy, sunny Sunday when there were a lot of cars; parking and driving on the narrow road was difficult. But it was worth it for the hike to the top. it is steep and rocky, but view is fabulous. We love...More

Thank bfm87
Reviewed 25 June 2012

It's a little tricky to get to, but certainly worth the effort. A really grand short hike for a family (we went with a 7 year old) with spectacular views. Cows with bells helped the feeling that we really were in the Alps. Great wildflowers...More

1  Thank Mike G
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