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Les Chalets de l'Essert (loop)

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Abondance
9.5 km
3h 30min
  • This hike takes you through the Alpage de l'Essert, where Abondance cheese and goat's milk tomme are made in summer. Beautiful views of Mont de Grange and Abondance await you along the way.

  • This hike starts in the center of the village of Abondance. Head for the Essert gondola, then discover the hamlet of Fremoux, with its traditional houses and alpine pastures.

    From the top of Fremoux, you can admire the entire Abondance valley.

    Join the forest path leading to the Chalets de l'Essert. A panoramic view of Mont de Grange and Charmy l'Adroit awaits you.

    After the Essert restaurant, head back towards Frémoux Dessous to rejoin the path back to the village center.
  • Departure
  • Centre of the village of Abondance, free parking on site.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 30/11.
    Accessible outside the snow season and subject to weather conditions. Please check with the Tourist Office beforehand for current access conditions. Recommended season: spring - summer - autumn.
  • Environment
    • Forest location
    • Village 2 km away
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Car park
    • Parking
    • Free car park
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Pets allowed on a lead only.