The Trail of the Alpagistes

Plagne Montalbert

Find out more
Sentier des alpagistes
The Alpagistes trail retraces, through twenty panels, the history of the herdsmen who used to live, work and make Beaufort cheese in the alpine pastures of Prajourdan.
Duration: 1 hour
Distance: 3 km
Positive elevation: 150 m
Type: Loop
Negative elevation: 150 m
Signposted: Yes

The Alpagistes trail retraces, through twenty panels, the history of herdsmen who used to live, work and make Beaufort cheese in the alpine pastures of Prajourdan.
From the top of the cable car, take the path towards the hill reservoir for about 200 metres. The trail starts at the first buildings with the first panels. It takes you to the bottom of the sunny slopes and then joins the Bief Bovet trail.
Prices
Free access.
Languages spoken
French
Characteristic
Animals accepted
yes
Elevation gain
150 m
Descent
150 m
Distance
3km
Type of itinerary
Circuit
Downloadable files
Open
From 03/07 to 28/08/2021.

The Trail of the Alpagistes

73210 Plagne-Montalbert