• Sport

Chemin des Gardes's loop

This itinerary crosses the village's low mountain pastures, follows the Chemin du Petit Bonheur and offers a chance to visit St Etienne Chapel (collect the key from St Roch Chapel). Then a lovely forest path takes you past the engraved stone of "Inchaplour".

Sport Chemin des Gardes's loop Val-Cenis


Departing from Val-Cenis (73500)
Average length : 01h45
Distance : 6km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Go up the street opposite the church, then take the second street on the left to follow the Chemin du Petit Bonheur (GR5E great hiking trail) towards Chantelouve. About 250 metres after the Sarrasins rock-climbing site, at the intersection take the righthand path back to Val Cenis Lanslevillard (take the higher of the 2 paths, the Chemin des Gardes). Then take the righthand path down towards the Inchaplour engraved stone. Follow the track back down to Val Cenis Lanslevillard.

Total elevation gain : 260m
Altitude max : 1735m
Vertical drop : 260m

Further informations

Rock, Stone, Ground


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Languages of documentation : French
Not adapted to strollers

Period of practice

From 15/05 to 15/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Pets welcome


Eglise Lanslevillard 73480 Val-Cenis
Departing from : Val-Cenis (73500)
Latitude : 45.289498 - Longitude : 6.910928
Near shuttle stop

More informations

Information update on 12/05/2021 by Communauté de communes Haute Maurienne Vanoise