The exceptional heritage of Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval
Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is a beautiful village in Haute-Savoie known and famous for its architectural heritage and especially for its classified natural sites, such as the Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval, the Rouget Waterfall, the Gorges des Tines, and its 12th century Abbey.
In summer, whether they are amateurs or experienced, hikers can explore the paths of the largest Nature Reserve in Haute-Savoie: the Sixt-Passy Nature Reserve.
Its typical charm offers travelers a promise of authentic vacations, far from the crowds and close to an abundant nature. History has not forgotten this warm Haute-Savoie village and the Abbey built in the 12th century by a colony of Augustinian canons is the leading witness of a rich religious heritage.
Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, is surprising by nature and offers you all its wonders in an exceptional natural setting! Discover the well-known Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval, the largest mountainous cirque in the Alps with impressive walls and waterfalls. Admire the majestic Rouget Waterfall, nicknamed the "Queen of the Alps". Explore the mysterious Gorges des Tines. Escape to the heart of the Sixt Passy Nature Reserve, rich in a variety of fauna and flora.
24 hamlets, 44 ponds and fountains, 53 oratories and 9 chapels, typical farms and granaries (also called mazots), an abbey complex from the 12th century are the witnesses of the history of Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval.