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Pointe d'Autigny

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Abondance
9.0 km
3h 25min
Medium
  • Medium level hike. Magnificent view from the summit of Lake Geneva to Mont-Blanc. You will cross the chalets of Autigny and discover the imposing ridge of Mont Chauffé.

  • The Pointe d'Autigny hike with its three crosses is a round trip from the Le Sauvage parking lot.

    This half-day hike, almost entirely in a nature reserve, takes you to the Pointe d'Autigny at an altitude of 1,800 meters.

    Along the way, you'll skirt the imposing ridge of Mont Chauffé and admire the Abondance valley.

    After crossing the Col de la Plagne, you'll pass the magnificent Autigny chalets, offering unobstructed views of the Ubine valley and Mont Chauffé, the Cornettes de Bise...
    The Pointe d'Autigny hike with its three crosses is a round trip from the Le Sauvage parking lot.

    This half-day hike, almost entirely in a nature reserve, takes you to the Pointe d'Autigny at an altitude of 1,800 meters.

    Along the way, you'll skirt the imposing ridge of Mont Chauffé and admire the Abondance valley.

    After crossing the Col de la Plagne, you'll pass the magnificent Autigny chalets, offering unobstructed views of the Ubine valley and Mont Chauffé, the Cornettes de Bise and Abondance.

    These alpine pastures, where dairy cows graze, are home to Abondance cheese.

    You'll then reach the three crosses and the Pointe d'Autigny, from where you can admire Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc. There's also an orientation table.
  • Departure
    Abondance
  • At the exit of the village of Abondance, in the direction of La Chapelle d'Abondance, take the road on the left towards the hamlet of Le Mont. In the hamlet of Le Mont, continue on road to your right towards the Sauvage car park, then take the carriageway which will lead you to a small car park.
  • Plain text period
    From 15/05 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
    • Village 2 km away
    • Forest location
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Equipment
    • Parking
    • Car park
    • Free car park
    • Orientation board
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Dogs must be kept on a leash due to the presence of herds.
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