The GR 5 is a GR footpath that starts in the Netherlands, crosses Belgium and Luxembourg before crossing France from north to south. It is part of the European walking route E2.



This trail is famous for its route through the French Alps from Lake Geneva to Nice.

stage GR5 Thonon-Chamonix
stage GR5 Thonon-Chamonix

The Refuge de Chésery is situated on a classic stage of the Savoyard portion of the GR 5. Halfway between the Léman and the massif of Mont Blanc, the refuge proposes an alternative maid between the stages of the Chapel of Abundance to Samoëns.

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