Hiking, nature & activities


The Hôtel La Bonne Auberge is located in the Pays de Gex, a region that offers a variety of activities for visitors. The area surrounding the hotel is full of tourist attractions, as well as sporting activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Pays de Gex, land of golf

Golf is a very popular sport in the region, with no fewer than 6 golf courses in the Pays de Gex, including two close to the hotel.

The nearest, about 5 minutes’ drive away, is Golf de la Manchette. It offers an 18-hole course with beautiful views of the Jura mountains.

A little further afield, we have the Golf & Country Club de Maison Blanche, founded in 1992 in Echenevex in the Pays de Gex, with views across the Alps and the Lake Geneva basin. It comprises two courses: Les Sources, an 18-hole championship course, and L’Allondon, a 9-hole course perfect for beginners.

At the foot of the Jura, a land of hiking

The Jura mountains are a major tourist attraction in the region. Visitors can enjoy the region’s natural beauty on foot, by bike or on horseback. Hiking trails such as the Balcon du Léman on the Jura crests offer spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Cycling, especially on electric mountain bikes, allows you to cover longer distances and take the cable car up to the highest peaks.


Horse-riding enthusiasts can also explore the region on horseback, with several riding clubs located close to the hotel, including the Echenevex Pony Club, Belle Ferme in Gex and Ecuries du Rosey in Grilly.

Viarhona stage

For cycling enthusiasts, the ViaRhona is an 815-kilometer cycle path linking Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean. Hôtel La Bonne Auberge is an ideal stopover for those cycling the ViaRhona. Cyclists can enjoy the hotel’s hospitality, free garage parking and rest before continuing their journey.

To sum up, the area around Hôtel La Bonne Auberge offers a multitude of activities for visitors. Golf courses, hiking, biking, horseback riding and the ViaRhona are just some of the possibilities for discovering the natural beauty of the region. Whether for a relaxing weekend or a longer stay, the Pays de Gex region has much to offer visitors.