Plan d'eau du Mont Lachat

Mont-Lachat from Crest-Voland

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Crest-Voland
7.5 km
2h 45min
Medium
  • Small pleasant hike that allows you to discover the surrounding landscapes of Crest-Voland and to reach the Mont Lachat, with its point of view on Mont Blanc.

  • DEPARTURE: Tourist Office.

    ROUTE: from the Tourist Office, go up along the church and take the path through a field in the direction of BÉRETS VERTS, then the small communal road on the left to the TOVAT. From there, the climb alternates path and trail crossing following BELLEGARDE, the MANSTU (take the trail uphill in the alp) to arrive at MONT-LACHAT. Continue the forest track towards the signpost LES AYES, turn right towards SOUS LE LACHAT then opposite the LES RENARDS. Take on the...
    DEPARTURE: Tourist Office.

    ROUTE: from the Tourist Office, go up along the church and take the path through a field in the direction of BÉRETS VERTS, then the small communal road on the left to the TOVAT. From there, the climb alternates path and trail crossing following BELLEGARDE, the MANSTU (take the trail uphill in the alp) to arrive at MONT-LACHAT. Continue the forest track towards the signpost LES AYES, turn right towards SOUS LE LACHAT then opposite the LES RENARDS. Take on the left the trail going down to ENTRE DEUX BOIS then BALLEVARD. Finally, take a right to join LE TOVAT, LES BÉRETS VERTS and go back down to the Tourist Office.
    * For those who ride with the chairlift, descent on both sides of this short hike to reach the village of Crest-Voland.

    POINTS OF INTEREST:
    - Crossing pastures with herds of beautiful Abondances cows or Tarines whose production of milk is used for the manufacture of Reblochon and to a lesser extent Beaufort.
    - Beside the alpine farms a small building, the "freder", built on a stream, allowed to keep cool the milking evening until the collection by the cooperative.
  • Departure
    Crest-Voland
  • Plain text rates
    Walking and hiking map of the Val d'Arly for sale at 9 € or Topo Walks and Short hikes on sale at € 4 in the tourist offices.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 30/09.
  • Environment
    • Lakeside or by stretch of water
    • Waterside
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Dogs must be kept on a leash because of the presence of herds.
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