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Discovery of the Lac des Plagnes Unesco Geopark site and climb to the Tindérêts refuge

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Abondance
2.3 km
2h
Medium
  • A nice easy and accessible hike, ideal for a family, to discover mountain hiking in a magnificent setting and to understand the geological evolution of this Unesco Geopark site!

  • After a walk along the edge of the Lac des Plagnes, head towards Cubourré, you will discover a nice waterfall in the forest and you will reach a peaceful plateau, bathed by a stream and overlooked by the Pointe d'Entre Deux Pertuis and the Pointe de Chavache.

    The Lac des Plagnes site, classified as a Unesco Geopark, is a unified geographical area whose sites and landscapes are of international geological interest. All along the route, interpretation panels invite you to understand the...
    After a walk along the edge of the Lac des Plagnes, head towards Cubourré, you will discover a nice waterfall in the forest and you will reach a peaceful plateau, bathed by a stream and overlooked by the Pointe d'Entre Deux Pertuis and the Pointe de Chavache.

    The Lac des Plagnes site, classified as a Unesco Geopark, is a unified geographical area whose sites and landscapes are of international geological interest. All along the route, interpretation panels invite you to understand the geological evolution of this place.

    A trail leads to the Tindérêts refuge. During the summer school holidays, everyone can enjoy a gourmet break in the refuge after the climb.

    Good walking shoes and sticks are required. The lake shore and the waterfall path can be muddy and very slippery, especially in spring and autumn.
  • Tips
    Reception for individuals and groups. Refuge des Tindérêts is open in summer with a small restaurant on the spot at lunchtime. Half-board and accommodation on site.
Services
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Car park
    • Parking
    • Free car park
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Dogs must be kept on a lead (presence of herds of cows and wildlife).
    • Accommodation
    • Restaurant
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