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6 - Devil's bridge crossing - VTTAE itinerary

Discover the Pont du Diable! This trail and road walk takes you through the forest and hamlets of Valloire to the hamlet of Les Verneys.

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Sport 6 - Devil's bridge crossing - VTTAE itinerary Valloire


Departing from Valloire (73450)
Average length : 02h00
Total elevation gain : 210m
Vertical drop : 210m
Distance : 6.4km
Signed walking trail

Lasting 2 hours, this itinerary includes many forest passages and few climbs. When you arrive at Les Verneys, take the opportunity to admire the straw and hay sculptures on display throughout the summer. A must-see in Valloire. On the way back, enjoy the Valloirette Bike Park. Two technical passages: At the end of the climb through the forest, a rock is in the middle of the passage, so beginners are advised to dismount. The Pont du Diable is a suspension bridge, narrow and moving. We advise you to dismount. Physical level: easy

Total elevation gain : 210m
Altitude max : 1586m
Vertical drop : 210m


The trail is marked with signs.

Map references

The VTTAE route map can be consulted at the tourist office. IGN map 3435ET VALLOIRE - Aiguilles d'Arves / Col du Galibier is on sale in Valloire shops.

Topoguides references

Valloire hiking and mountain biking map.

Further informations

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

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    Departure - From the tourist office, head up Rue des Grandes Alpes towards the hamlet of Les Verneys 1 - Once over the bridge, cross the D902 at Chapelle Saint Bernard to take the path towards the "La forêt de l'Enfer" accrobranch park. 2 - Continue uphill to reach Pont du Diable. 3 - Continue along the path that winds through the forest to the top of the Serroz hamlet. Follow the route des Clots through the hamlet of the same name to La Ruaz. 4 - From the chapel, take the signposted footpath on your right, which will take you to the footbridge leading to the hamlet of Les Verneys. 5 - Continue down the small asphalt road, arriving in front of the Boulangerie des Verneys. 6 - Cross the D902 to cross the bridge and turn left to take the lower or upper path. 7 - You will pass the equestrian center, then the Valloirette bike park before reaching Valloire.

    The Devil's Bridge is awaiting reconstruction. The ONF has installed temporary footbridges. They are short and narrow. Foot traffic is compulsory.

    - The routes you take are your own responsibility. You must choose a route adapted to your physical and technical capacity. If in doubt, do not hesitate to contact mountain professionals.

    - Find out about the weather conditions before your departure.

    - Be properly equipped to practice hiking in complete safety and deal with the vagaries of the weather.

    Tell someone if you are leaving alone and prefer a morning departure so as not to be surprised by the night.


    Free access.


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : French
    Not adapted to strollers

    To keep the mountains a pleasure, choose an activity suited to your level of experience and physical ability. Check the weather forecast and seek advice from qualified professionals, and inform someone of your itinerary. Make sure you're properly equipped: helmets are compulsory, and we strongly advise you to wear kneepads, elbow pads, back protection and gloves. In your rucksack, take a water bottle and snacks to keep your energy levels up, and a survival blanket or warm clothing. Protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen and sunglasses. Don't forget binoculars to add a touch of observation to your adventure.

    For your dog's safety, we do not recommend mountain biking.

    Period of practice

    Closed temporarily.

    • Restaurant
    • Free car park
    • Car park
    • Picnic area


    Office de tourisme de Valloire 73450 Valloire
    Departing from : Valloire (73450)
    Latitude : 45.165722 - Longitude : 6.429529

    More informations

    Information update on 10/07/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Valloire