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Les Cycl'O Gourmandes : The Tines loop

A 9 km walk along the Giffre, with a little bit of difference in altitude, to discover some of the treasures of Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval. A stop will be made at the "Ferme des Tines" farm to discover the local specialities which you will then taste at the Gorges des Tines.

Sport Les Cycl'O Gourmandes : The Tines loop Samoëns


Departing from Samoëns (74340)
Average length : 01h30
Total elevation gain : 203m
Vertical drop : 203m
Distance : 9.95km
Signed walking trail

Total elevation gain : 203m
Altitude max : 793m
Vertical drop : 203m

Further informations

Stone, Grit

(1) Departure from "Xtrême Glisses" in Samoëns village.

Cross the pedestrian crossing and, at the sign "Pont du Giffre", turn left towards "Les Tines" in Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval. Follow the Giffre river, cross the small wooden bridge on your right then go straight on at "La passerelle des Becchis" direction "Les Tines".
At the sign "La Joux", turn left then right and follow the path bordered by a meadow.
At the Perret bridge, leave the bridge on the right, go straight on the RD907 for very few metres and take the "Route du tunnel" below towards the "Ferme des Tines".

(2) At the "Ferme des Tines" farm, create your tasting basket according to your desires on that day!

Go straight on and reach the "Tines" car park by a fairly steep path in the undergrowth. Admire the Gorges des Tines (3) below from the footbridge next to the "Welcome to Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval" sign. 2 picnic tables are at your disposal in the undergrowth following the direction of the Rocher d'escalade to taste your freshly bought products of the farm.

Return to the "Tines" car park and go back down the same path, then continue along the path following the GR5 walking trail to pass near the Notre-Dame des Grâces chapel (4). It can be reached in just a few minutes' walk.

Keep following the GR5 and cross the traditional hamlet of "Les Faix". At the bridge of Perret, follow the path that borders the meadow to get to the "passerelle des Bechis" and go back to the rental shop "Xtrême Glisses" by the same track (1)


Free of charge. Roadbook available with bike routes and discount coupon free of charge from Haut-Giffre Tourisme information offices. Mountain bike/e-bike rental and the products to taste are at your own expense.


Open to children
Animals not allowed
Languages of documentation : English, French

Period of practice

From 30/03 to 21/04/2024.
Closed on Sunday.
IMPORTANT: check the opening and booking conditions on the circuits.

From 04/05 to 05/07/2024.
Closed on Sunday.


Route du Grand Massif Express 74340 Samoëns
Departing from : Samoëns (74340)
Latitude : 46.078433 - Longitude : 6.725324
On : Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval (74740), Samoëns (74340)
Information update on 03/04/2024 by Haut-Giffre Tourisme