The Salso Moreno and the Lakes of Vens are popular places for trail running and hiking in the Alpes Maritimes. Located at the North of Mercantour National Park, close to La Bonette pass, they offer great Alpine views in a peaceful environment.
Beaufortain is a nice region of Savoie department, South of Mont Blanc massif. With numerous good trails, amazing views over the mountains, large lakes, alpine meadow, it is a great destination for trail running.
La Tournette (2,351m), is a very scenic peak of the Bornes Massif. The West side has big cliffs and offers amazing view over Annecy and its lake, while the pastures of the East side are perfect for trail running.
Bornes, Aravis and Mont Blanc Massif seen from La Tournette