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Canyoning

The nearest canyon to Chamonix is Barberine. Canyoning in the Diosaz gorge is forbidden by municipal by-law.

IN THE CHAMONIX VALLEY AND ITS SURROUNDINGS

BARBERINE

A natural border line between France and Switzerland, it can be done in one shot from top to bottom or one can only do the bottom section. The top section is of a slightly harder level and the lower section, being easier is usually busy during peak season… 


Important: the canyon is located below the Emosson dam. (owner notice: Swiss hydro power society).

NEARBY CANYONS

Only one hour-drive away from Chamonix, other canyoning possibilities include: Balme (Magland), Belle au Bois (Megève) and Angon (Talloires). The Aosta valley (Italy) also offers great canyoning options.


Find more information from local tourist offices. 

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