Lakes & Waterfall

A Refreshing


The Avoriaz area is full of splendid lakes and majestic waterfalls.

Discover our various bodies of water and the numerous activities to do in the surroundings !


The Lakes

Montriond Lake

The 3rd largest lake in the department, Montriond Lake is an essential destination in the Geopark Chablais.

This superb body of water, nestled at the foot of immense cliffs, provides a vast playground for both adults and children. Discover a true recreational base where activities abound: swimming, beach relaxation, lounging by the water, canoeing, pony rides, all set in an exceptional and preserved environment.

Montriond Lake is accessible by:

The lake is reachable from the Ardents Cable Car. Find the route >>Here<<

Locate Montriond Lake on Google Maps

Green Lake

Nestled at an altitude of 1980m, near the Franco-Swiss border, Green Lake is one of the most beautiful excursions in the Portes du Soleil area.

Green Lake has been frequented by shepherds for centuries. The magic and tranquility of this enchanting place make it a highly sought-after destination for hikers. Preserved in its natural state, it faithfully reflects its surroundings, the hues of the sky, and emits a peaceful atmosphere.

What could be more pleasant than dipping your feet in the clear water to refresh yourself after a long hike?

Green Lake is accessible by:

  • Hiking
  • Biking 

Find the road >>Here<<

Locate Green Lake on Google Maps.

Golden Mines Lake

At the heart of the Vallée de la Manche and just 15 minutes from the center of Morzine, you will find Golden Mines Lake. Set in a bucolic setting, it enjoys an extremely pleasant environment, surrounded by majestic mountain passes, lush alpine meadows, and coniferous forests. It exudes a touch of Canada.

During the summer season, Golden Mines Lake is easily accessible by car from the main road, or on foot by taking the Fox Trail. Once there, a multitude of activities await you: you can stroll along the trail that circles the lake, enjoy a fishing session, savor a meal at the Golden Mines restaurant, go on a hike to the Col de Cou on the Swiss border, or join the famous GR5 trail.

This place offers an idyllic getaway for nature lovers and hiking enthusiasts, allowing them to fully enjoy the charms of the region in a peaceful and rejuvenating setting.

Golden Mines Lake is accessible by:

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The Brochaux Waterfall

Near the village of Lindarets, after a short walk of about 30 to 40 minutes, discover an enchanting place nestled in the heart of the forest: the majestic Brochaux Waterfall. It’s the perfect spot for a picnic! Enjoy the sunset while admiring the changing reflections on the waterfall and let yourself be enchanted by the gentle murmur of the water flowing in the valley.

The Brochaux Waterfall is accessible by:

  • Hiking
  • Biking

Find the road >>Here<<

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The Ardent Waterfall

The splendid Ardent Waterfall is located halfway between Lake Montriond and Les Lindarets. It is an emblematic site of the Vallée d’Aulps, offering a spectacular show where magic and splendor harmoniously come together.

Just a few steps away from Lake Montriond, the Ardent Waterfall marks the starting point of a charming forest trail, with a bridge that spans this classified waterfall. This trail promises a beautiful walk in the heart of nature.

The Ardent Waterfall is accessible by:

Find the Road >>Here<<

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Find all the information to reach the various sites:

Lac de Montriond
Lac de Montriond
Paddle lac de Montriond
Lac de Montriond
Lac de Montriond - Avoriaz
Lac Avoriaz
  • Activities


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