Cologny to Hermance

Genève

Pont de la Machine

Pont de la Machine

A1 - Perly

A1 - Perly

Tunnel 1

Tunnel 1

Route de Meyrin

Route de Meyrin

Tunnel 2

Tunnel 2

A1 - Dir Perly

A1 - Dir Perly

Route des Jeunes, Les Acacias, en direction de Carouge

Route des Jeunes, Les Acacias, en direction de Carouge

A1 - Meyrin dir. Lausanne

A1 - Meyrin dir. Lausanne

Geneva, Switzerland 2

Geneva, Switzerland 2

Tunnel 3

Tunnel 3

Tunnel 4

Tunnel 4

After a majestic path between fields and vineyards with view of Lake Léman, the small path along the brook of Hermance appears cosy and intimate in comparison. It leads to the small village of Hérmance with its old streets, its harbor, beach and terraces.

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Cologny – Vandoeuvres – Corsier – Chevrens – Hermance

Lord Byron visited Percy and Mary Shelley in Cologny near Geneva in the year 1816. He inspired Mary to create the monster "Frankenstein" and his companion John William Polidori to create the figure of the "vampire". The impressions gathered on this tranquil hike will quickly make you forget about Frankenstein. Once you reach Hérmance, the lake promenade and the fine restaurants serving fresh filets of perch will invite you to tarry awhile.

Begin of tour:Cologny
Point of arrival:Beach and harbor of Hermance
Access starting point:by bus to Cologny
Access point of arrival:back to Geneva by bus or ship connections
to Nyon, Geneva, Yvoire (France)
Physical fitness:easy
Difficulty:easy
Hiking time:4h15
Length:17.4 km
Season:all year

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