• Sport

VAE track: The "Grande Léchère" Lake by the Petit Bois and Montgellafrey

The itinerary combines cool shady forest roads, breathtaking views from the Grande Léchère lake and discover the hamlets authentic village of Montgellafrey.

Sport VAE track: The "Grande Léchère" Lake by the Petit Bois and Montgellafrey Saint François Longchamp


Departing from Saint François Longchamp (73130)
Average length : 02h30
Total elevation gain : 890m
Vertical drop : 890m
Non signed itinerary

Departure from the Saint François Longchamp Tourist Office. Take the direction of Col de la Madeleine by the RD213. At the level of Pérelles, take the path above the municipal services building. Take the path in the direction of Lac de la Grande Léchère.
Once at the lake, enjoy the scenery before heading back down by road to the village of Montgellafrey. Then go up towards Saint François Longchamp via the D76.

Total elevation gain : 890m
Altitude max : 1680m
Vertical drop : 890m

Map references

nces topoguides Electrically assisted bike guide edited by the Tourist Office.

Further informations

Stone, Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring), Grit

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    Free of charge.


    Languages spoken : English, French
    Languages of documentation : English, French

    Period of practice

    From 01/05 to 31/10.

    • Accommodation
    • Restaurant
    • Picnic area
    • Parking
    • Public WC
    • Charging stations for electric vehicles
    • Charging station for 2 electric wheels


    Montgellafrey 73130 Saint François Longchamp
    Departing from : Saint François Longchamp (73130)
    Latitude : 45.417676 - Longitude : 6.364227
    Information update on 04/11/2021 by Office de Tourisme de Saint François Longchamp