3 village trail

La Plagne Vallée

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Sentier des 3 Villages vallée de la Plagne
église de Valezan Chef-lieu Valezan
73210 La Plagne Tarentaise
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A walk through the forest and hillsides of the vllages on the Versant du Soleil: Valezan, La Côte d'Aime and Granier.
The path passes through the villages on the Versant du Soleil and their hillsides, also the midway stage for the herds of cows on their way up to the Alpine pastures. You will enjoy the traditional architecture of the houses with the first two floors made of stone and the top floor made just of wood where hay would be dried for the animals.
0/ Set off from in front of the town hall in Valezan.
1/ Walk down to the bottom of the village, passing by the school, then take the balcony-style path marked Les Adrets de Tarentaise opposite the water trough.
2/ Walk through the forest and Nant des Moulins to Montméry.
3/ Join the departmental road at the top of the village, and follow it on the right for 100m. Then take the path to the left, going around the houses tol bring you back to the balcony path passing in front of the chapel of St Jacques.
4/ Walk along Charbonnet stream to reach the village of La Bergerie.
5/ At the end of the village, take "Les Rottes" path on the right and, at the top, turn right.
6/ At the intersection, turn right, cross La Cluze bridge and go back down on the GR5 trail.
7/ Return to Valezan.
Niveau difficulté
Level green –very easy
For beginners / novice
Prices
Free access.
Data en openingstijden
From 01/01 to 31/12.
According to snow cover.
Languages spoken
French
Characteristic
Animals accepted
yes
Elevation gain
200 m
Descent
200 m
Distance
4.5km
Type of itinerary
Circuit

3 village trail

église de Valezan Chef-lieu Valezan
73210 La Plagne Tarentaise