Hiking itinerary : The Nature Trail

Montchavin - Les Coches

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Le sentier nature
Place de l'Etoile Montchavin
73210 Montchavin-les-Coches
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The forest is an exceptional environment and throughout this walk, you will have an opportunity to explore the north side of the valley, enjoying extraordinary views of Mont Blanc and the Beaufortain massif.
Hikers, you are going to follow a trail that goes through an environment where man has intervened in different ways resulting in an alternance of developed sites and forests. There are 9 information boards on different themes along the way:
* Les Bâches stream: controlling erosion
* the reach where the flow of free water is controlled
* silviculture or the art of cultivating the forest
* the sentinels of the forest
* panorama: the mountains that surround us
* a brief history of the resort
* the evolution of the landscape
* trees in the mountains
* the boundaries of the forest

We leave you to discover them …
Departure from Montchavin
1/ From the Place de l'Etoile in Montchavin, walk up behind the wash-house.
2/ At the top of the village (P), turn right and walk along the various buildings. You will come to a wide path (P). Go up it and then fork right (P), cross the road and continue west along a good path (several information tables). The path widens and gradually rises to reach a wide crossroads (P). You will come to a place called "l'Observatoire".
3/ Turn right onto the road, where you will see the "nature trail" sign in front of you.
4/ Take the road up towards l'Orgère, and 50 m after the bend in the road, you will see the next section of the path.
5/ Fork right and continue eastwards (information boards) for 1 km. Finally, turn right (P). The path crosses the road and rejoins the village of Montchavin.

Departure from Les Coches
1/ From Les Coches, take the route opposite the Intersport shop (P).
You will come to a place called "l'Observatoire".
2 / Turn right onto the road, where you will see the "sentier nature" sign in front of you.
3 / Take the road up towards l'Orgère, and 50 m after the bend in the road, you will see the next part of the path.
4/ Fork right and continue eastwards (information boards) for 1 km. Finally, turn right (P). The path crosses the road and then reaches the village of Montc
Niveau difficulté
Level green – easy
Prices
Free access.
Opening
From 29/06 to 31/08/2024.
Characteristic
Minimum age
8 yrs
Animals accepted
yes
OK for families with children
yes
Elevation gain
300 m
Descent
300 m
Distance
5.8km
Type of itinerary
Circuit

Hiking itinerary : The Nature Trail

Place de l'Etoile Montchavin
73210 Montchavin-les-Coches

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