The Cross of Ptiouta

Short hike in the pastures, near the village of La Giettaz.

Distance
6km
Daily duration
2h45
Positive altitude difference
500m
Negative elevation
500m
Cartographic references
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.
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: The village of Giettaz in Aravis with the church of Saint Pierre aux Liens and the museum of the past that tells the life of the Giettois.

ROUTE: From the Tourist Office, go up along the Route des Grandes Alpes, then turn right towards LA CHAPELLE DES NANTS. At PONT NOIR, cross the road and climb towards LES PUGINIÈRES, PÉTAZ and BOIS DU FOUESTARLE. Turn right on the Chalets road (alpine trail) until you reach LA CROIX DE PTIOUTA. From there, get off at right on LA STAPESSE and come back to PETAZ balcony. Return to La Giettaz by the same route as the go.

POINT OF INTEREST :
- Beautiful point of view on the Mont-Blanc massif.

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