Mont de Vorès

Mont de Vorès

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe
9.2 km
3h 45min
Hard
  • Beautiful hike allowing you to reach the summit at an altitude of 2069m. You will discover mountain pastures and panoramic views.

  • Start from the car park at PLAN DESERT. Go towards the LAC DU GUÏ and then go up to MONT VORES via Sous la Roche, Grand Roche, Crête de Douce, Crête du Vorès and Pied du Mont. From the summit, go back down to PLAN DESERT via Les Trois Coins, Le Col de la limace, La Limace, Le Bouza and Sous le Bouza.

    TO SEE :
    The Chalets du Bouza and De la Limace, both fine examples of the unspoilt architecture of these old farmhouses.

    INTERESTING FACT :
    The Col de la Basse Combe was where...
    Start from the car park at PLAN DESERT. Go towards the LAC DU GUÏ and then go up to MONT VORES via Sous la Roche, Grand Roche, Crête de Douce, Crête du Vorès and Pied du Mont. From the summit, go back down to PLAN DESERT via Les Trois Coins, Le Col de la limace, La Limace, Le Bouza and Sous le Bouza.

    TO SEE :
    The Chalets du Bouza and De la Limace, both fine examples of the unspoilt architecture of these old farmhouses.

    INTERESTING FACT :
    The Col de la Basse Combe was where smugglers used to cross, transporting their contreband from Italy into France. The village of Notre Dame de Bellecombe was located in the free zone between 1860 and 1923. During this time, several customs officers were posted to the village in order to deal with any smuggling activity.
  • Departure
    Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe
  • Plain text rates
    Map of walking routes on sale at the Tourist Office at € 9.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 01/10.
  • Environment
    • Lakeside or by stretch of water
    • Mountain location
    • Waterside
    • Lake view
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Equipment
    • Car park
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
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