Cradled by lights of rare intensity and crystalline sounds, the Belle au Bois waterfall appears unreal. Preciously hidden in lush greenery, its crystal clear waters contrast with the green of the surrounding forest. Composed of natural pools, turquoise basins and small waterfalls, the Belle au Bois waterfall is a well-kept treasure, located just a few steps from the village of Megève.

The Belle au Bois waterfall, a well-kept treasure in Megève

An exceptional land with beneficial landscapes, Megève is full of hidden natural treasures. Nestled in the heart of an enchanting forest, a few steps from the village, the Belle au Bois waterfall is a real gem.

From the top of its 30 meters, it is the attraction of the sportsmen and the spectacle of the contemplatives. Accessible from its heights by canyoning or hiking from marked paths, the Belle au Bois waterfall is an essential place for lovers of wide open spaces. While its earth-shattering hum speaks to its power, its translucent color speaks to its purity.

As dizzying as it is intense, the Belle au Bois waterfall is an invitation to come and recharge your batteries in the crystal clear waters of Megève.

hollow-saint-jean-megeve_04
© Marie BOUGAULT

The Belle au Bois waterfall to recharge your batteries

Nestled in a green setting, the Belle au Bois waterfall is one of these unmissable places. Located just a few steps from the village of Megève, there are several marked paths to reach this little gem. The waters of the Planay stream flow into a succession of pretty crystalline waterfalls and turquoise pools.

The routes, made up of pretty winding paths, sometimes in the forest sometimes near the water, lead you directly to the foot of the Belle au Bois waterfall. As dizzying as it is abundant, the experience is refreshing and the beauty dazzling. At the heart of the waterfall, it is not uncommon to see thrill seekers abseiling down, come to indulge in the pleasure of canyoning in these crystal clear waters. A bucolic hike which, in addition to the immediate change of scenery, invites you to come and recharge your batteries in the hidden treasures of the Megève mountains.

© Marie BOUGAULT – Municipality of Megève
© Daniel DURAND

The Belle au Bois waterfall to cool off

Preciously established in the heart of unspoiled nature, just a few steps from the village, the Belle au Bois canyon is the iconic activity for thrill seekers. Encouraging everyone to be daring and surpass themselves, this canyoning concentrates all the technical aspects on its own. Composed of jumps, slides, whirlpools and abseils, it can be enjoyed in complete safety accompanied by a guide.

While the more cautious can circumvent all the technical passages, the more adventurous can have fun taking them back several times. Splashing and refreshing, the very complete route allows you to discover all the pleasures of canyoning in one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Haute-Savoie.

Was this content useful to you?