Hiking route: Le Vanoise Express

Montchavin - Les Coches

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Place de l'Etoile Montchavin
73210 Montchavin-les-Coches
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A pleasant hike up to the famous cable car or simply to enjoy the fabulous views.
A pleasant shady walk in the spruce trees where you will enjoy the scent of the forest and maybe spot some squirrels before reaching Le Chanton with its superb panoramic views.
Start from Place de l'Etoile in Montchavin
1/ Follow the path going towards Montchavin chairlift
2/ Walk up the trail that goes past Espace Paradisio to "Le Replat" (telephone relay)
3/ Follow the small road for 50m then turn left onto a path that climbs in the forest and brings you under the cable car cable
4/ At a small junction, turn right to keep going up. After a few switchbacks you come to the cable car station
5/ If it is open, you can take the Vanoise Express to the village of Peisey (return trip)
6/ On the way back, take the path down through the houses. It follows a pretty knoll and comes out at a ruined chalet
7/ Go left to the reservoir then Les Coches ice rink.
8/ You can go back down to Montchavin on Les Coches gondola or on the Telebufette
9/ When you come out, go towards the circus tent to go through the tunnel and follow the small asphalt road.
Niveau difficulté
Level bue - Medium
Free of charge.
From 29/06 to 31/08/2024.
Minimum age
8 yrs
Animals accepted
Elevation gain
350 m
350 m
Type of itinerary

Hiking route: Le Vanoise Express

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

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