• Sport

Lacets de Montvernier

Savoie Mont Blanc's choice

Starting from St-Jean-de-Maurienne, follow the Mauriennaise to Pontamafrey. The vertiginous Montvernier hairpins, from where you can see climbers on the neighbouring via ferrata, form one of the most impressive roads in the Alps.

Sport Lacets de Montvernier Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne


Departing from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (73300)
Average length : 02h00
Total elevation gain : 410m
Vertical drop : 410m
Distance : 17km
Signed walking trail

The tour follows the spectacular route of Montvernier and its 18 hairpin bends. The ascent continues to discover beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and through the hamlets of Montvernier. Then you go through a fine dizzy road before reaching the village of Montpascal.

Warning : roadworks this summer 2021. Deviation by motorable path or please get off the bike on the work area and see directly with the workers.

Be carful, only vehicul under 6 meter long and, 4,15m high can access this road,

Total elevation gain : 410m
Altitude max : 780m
Vertical drop : 410m
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    Free access.


    Animals not allowed

    Period of practice

    From 15/03 to 30/10.


    Place de la Cathédrale Ancien Evêché 73300 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
    Departing from : Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (73300)
    Latitude : 45.276973 - Longitude : 6.345058
    On : Montvernier (73300), Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (73300)
    Information update on 14/12/2023 by Agence alpine des territoires