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Path along the banks of the Dranse from Abondance to Châtel

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Abondance
20.0 km
5h 30min
Very easy
  • 20 km of riverside walks, from the center of the village of Abondance to the hamlet of Très-les-Pierres in Châtel. The trail is easy to walk and accessible to all: families, athletes, children, the elderly and strollers.

  • This route is reserved for walkers and cyclists.

    Starting from Abondance, you will follow the Dranse river through the hamlet of Richebourg. You'll pass close to the village center of La Chapelle d'Abondance, where you can take a gourmet break.

    Continue along the river, below the village of Châtel, before reaching Le Linga and Tré-les-Pierres.

    With little change in altitude, you can walk along the river from the hamlets on part of the trail, cross ecologically interesting...
    This route is reserved for walkers and cyclists.

    Starting from Abondance, you will follow the Dranse river through the hamlet of Richebourg. You'll pass close to the village center of La Chapelle d'Abondance, where you can take a gourmet break.

    Continue along the river, below the village of Châtel, before reaching Le Linga and Tré-les-Pierres.

    With little change in altitude, you can walk along the river from the hamlets on part of the trail, cross ecologically interesting environments, take in the riverside scenery, discover the local heritage... in short, see the Vallée d'Abondance in a different light.

    During the summer school vacations, you can return to Abondance on the C line bus, which serves several stops in the valley. This shuttle runs every day at set times and accepts mountain bikes.

    The section in Châtel from L'Envers to Pré La Joux is open depending on weather conditions (green/red light on site).
  • Departure
    Abondance
  • Plain text period
    From 01/05 to 19/11.
    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
    • Mountain location
    • Village centre
    • Riverside
    • Waterside
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Equipment
    • Parking
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
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