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Gourmet loop - Val Pesto trail

With family or friends, pedal at your own pace while stopping off at the various gourmet stops. An atypical route in the heart of our estate to discover new panoramas, but above all to taste the culinary specialties that make our regions so charming.

Sport Gourmet loop - Val Pesto trail Val-d'Isère

About

Departing from Val-d'Isère (73150)
Total elevation gain : 300m
Vertical drop : 300m
Distance : 18km
Signed walking trail

1./ DEPARTURE FROM THE LA DAILLE CABLE CAR
A yellow sign reading ‘GR 5 Tignes’ is located at the gondola station. Go straight ahead towards the ‘Coupe du Monde’ piste.
Head towards the forest, the path passes close to a stream: La Tovière. White and red markings will confirm that you are heading in the right direction.

2 / TURN RIGHT
Take the small wooden bridge and continue along the path.
Look up to see the Rocher de Bellevarde!
Follow the yellow ‘Tignes - GR5’ sign.

3./ WALK ALONG THE RUISSEAU DE LA TOVIÈRE
After walking along the Ruisseau de la Tovière for around 10 minutes, you come to a junction. If you go left, you will join the ‘La Spatule’ itinerary. To reach ‘La Vallée Perdue’ go straight on.

4./ GO STRAIGHT ON
Follow the yellow signpost marked ‘La Vallée Perdue’.
Watch out for a mountain bike track coming from your right. A yellow sign indicates the path to follow as a pedestrian.
You are now entering the heart of ‘La Vallée Perdue’. Enjoy the ride!

5./ THE GROTTO OF THE LOST VALLEY
A path climbs slightly to the left of the main route. Blue and yellow markings on the rock mark the way.
Stay on the main path, with yellow and blue markings. Handrails have been fixed to the rock to help you in some of the narrower sections.

6./ START OF THE DESCENT
Take time to observe this small canyon sculpted decades after decades by erosion.
After a short climb, you come to the Chemin des Côves. Turn right and continue straight on for around 100 metres.
Turn slightly right at the sign. This is the start of a gentle descent.

7./ GO STRAIGHT ON
You will soon reach the end of the heart of ‘La Vallée Perdue’.
The path on your right is a mountain bike route. Follow the yellow ‘GR5 - Tignes’ sign. You will soon be leaving ‘La Vallée Perdue’.

8./ TURN RIGHT
Continue along the ‘Chemin des Côves’. You will soon reach the start of the Tommeuse chairlift.
You will soon have reached the La Daille cable car.

9./ ARRIVED!
You have reached the end of this itinerary. You can return down the same route.

Loop
Total elevation gain : 300m
Altitude max : 2290m
Vertical drop : 300m
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    Reception

    Languages spoken : French

    Period of practice

    From 01/07 to 01/09/2024.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    Access

    Val d'Isère, Place Jaques Mouflier 73150 Val-d'Isère
    Departing from : Val-d'Isère (73150)
    Latitude : 45.461273 - Longitude : 6.964893
    Information update on 07/06/2024 by Compagnie des Alpes