Easy-going walk: In pursuit of Hannibal

Wander through the streets of a little mountain hamlet and the surrounding pine forests and immerse yourself in the legend of famous military leader Hannibal at the head of his army and 47 elephants.

Easy-going walk: In pursuit of Hannibal Val-Cenis


Departing from Val-Cenis (73500)
Average length : 02h00
Distance : 2.3km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

This "Comfort" trail offers an amusing opportunity to discover the story of Hannibal and his journey across the Alps.
Sign up to join the army of the famous Carthaginian fighter and follow enigmas and clues to help your leader cross the Alps to attack Rome.
Enjoy regular breaks in the shade of the Arolla pines and contemplate the peaks and glaciers of the Vanoise mountains.
This Comfort trail links up with the Savoy Discovery Walk (a "Liberty" trail) which follows in the footsteps of a Roman legionary.
The Tourist Office sells soldier and legionary costumes for these walks.

Total elevation gain : 85m
Altitude max : 1230m
Vertical drop : 85m
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    8 € per tablet rental, deposit required.

    HMV Liberty Pass: €6.80 instead of €8.


    Open to children
    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French, Italian
    Suitable for strollers

    Period of practice

    From 15/05 to 15/10.

    • Pets welcome
    • Parking
    • Picnic area
    • Public WC


    Bramans 73500 Val-Cenis
    Departing from : Val-Cenis (73500)
    Latitude : 45.228623 - Longitude : 6.780589

    Departure from the church car park in Bramans.

    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    Information update on 14/05/2022 by Agence alpine des territoires