Traditional Villages Loop

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A hike to explore the villages in the south of Giffre Valley, where the traditional Savoyard dwellings have been preserved. On the way back you’ll walk along the Art and Nature Trail alongside the Giffre.

From the car park, go to the marketplace and then the Montée du Char (beginning with steps) towards the village of Avonnex. When you leave the village, cross the D902 and follow a small tarmac road for 100m, then go right on a footpath that leads to the highest point of this trail, the Suet (alt. 920m). From there, go down to the village of Le Mont, and then carry on to Verney. Cross through La Chavonette, then the villages of Verdevant, Etry and Petit Jutteninges. On the way back, cross the D907 and go along the right banks of the Giffre to Taninges.



  • Pets welcome


  • Public WC
  • Car park


  • Distance: 15.9 km
  • Durée : 4h00
  • Type of land: Ground, Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)
  • Maximum altitude: 660 m
  • Elevation: 540 m
  • Vertical drop: 540 m
  • Positive elevation: 540 m


Free access.


All year round.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Subject to favorable weather

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