The Cascade of the Dard

A walk to get to the foot of the vertiginous waterfall Dard (70 meters high), called "veil of the bride" by the Giettois (es).

Distance
2km
Daily duration
45min
Positive altitude difference
100m
Negative elevation
100m
Cartographic references
References guidebook
Walking and hiking map of the Val d'Arly for sale at 7 € or Topo Walks and Short hikes on sale at € 3.50 in the tourist offices.
Markup Precisions
Marked with yellow signs.

DEPARTURE: Tourism office of la Giettaz in Aravis.
Church Square. On-site parking.

From the Tourist Office, go down the small municipal road, cross the departmental road and join the PONT DU POÈTE. On the right bank of
the ARRONDINE, the path descends to the CHAPELLE DES GLIÈRES. To get to the CASCADE DU DARD, take the road and the bridge crossing the
torrent of the Arrondine. Go up and cross the departmental road with caution. Return by the same route.

POINT OF INTEREST: The waterfall of the Dard, this beautiful fall of the Nant du
Dard, surprised in his quiet race by a schistose cliff. It is poetically called "the veil of the bride", or "Stappet's waterfall". In winter it is sometimes frozen

Opening period

From 01/06 to 30/09.

Prices

Walking and hiking map of the Val d'Arly for sale at 7 € or Topo Walks and Short hikes on sale at € 3.50 in the tourist offices

Services
  • Pets welcome