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The Cross of the Frêtes

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in La Giettaz
7.5 km
2h 30min
Very easy
  • Superb path in balcony under the cliffs of the chain of Aravis and facing Mont Blanc.

  • DEPARTURE: Col des Aravis.
    Use the roadside parking provided for this purpose, so as not to hinder agricultural users.

    ROUTE: From the parking of Col, take the track in direction LA ZORETTE (direction South). Take the path towards LA SOURCE DES ARAVIS, then PLANCHAUX. From there, cross in balcony until the CROIX DES FRÊTES. For the return, join the signpost PATH OF THE CROIX DES FRÊTES then Col des Aravis by the track following the directions PSAMO, LA TÊTE and LA ZORETTE.

    POINTS OF...
    DEPARTURE: Col des Aravis.
    Use the roadside parking provided for this purpose, so as not to hinder agricultural users.

    ROUTE: From the parking of Col, take the track in direction LA ZORETTE (direction South). Take the path towards LA SOURCE DES ARAVIS, then PLANCHAUX. From there, cross in balcony until the CROIX DES FRÊTES. For the return, join the signpost PATH OF THE CROIX DES FRÊTES then Col des Aravis by the track following the directions PSAMO, LA TÊTE and LA ZORETTE.

    POINTS OF INTEREST :
    - Many alpine farms, with the possibility to buy cheese, butter ...
    - The panoramas on the village of La Giettaz and the massif of Mont Blanc.
  • Departure
    La Giettaz
  • 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
    • Mountain location
  • 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 on a leash.
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