19 - Cross-country - Blue - Les Villages

This loop itinerary explores the entire vicinity of La Norma, passing through Modane, Le Bourget, Avrieux and Villarodin. You'll see ancient streets, Baroque churches, a brewery and a washhouse.

19 - Cross-country - Blue - Les Villages La Norma


Departing from La Norma (73500)
Average length : 01h30
Total elevation gain : 377m
Vertical drop : 377m
Signed walking trail

You'll begin on a picturesque downhill path to the edge of Modane before following the River Arc as far as Avrieux. Once past the village of Villarodin, a steeper uphill path then takes you to a mountainside forest track which leads back to La Norma. This pleasant itinerary presents no major difficulty and is ideal to start on before taking to the more challenging trails. You'll cross two villages of Haute Maurienne Vanoise and admire their Baroque churches and typical ancient streets.

Departs from: La Norma Tourist Office

Total elevation gain : 377m
Altitude max : 1300m
Vertical drop : 377m

Map references

Haute Maurienne Vanoise mountain bike map sold in the Tourist Offices

Topoguides references

Haute Maurienne Vanoise mountain bike booklet sold in the Tourist Offices

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    Free access.


    Languages spoken : French

    Period of practice

    From 01/05 to 01/11.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.


    Devant la Maison de La Norma 73500 La Norma
    Departing from : La Norma (73500)
    Latitude : 45.20106 - Longitude : 6.696703

    The start of the course is located at the Tourist Office of La Norma, parking nearby on the leisure base.

    Information update on 29/07/2022 by Communauté de communes Haute Maurienne Vanoise