• Cultural

Heritage trail of the abandoned hamlets of Saint Alban des Villards

Abandoned during the 20th century, these small hamlets have stories to tell you, those of the life of yesteryear in the mountains.
A hike through ruins and stories...

Cultural Heritage trail of the abandoned hamlets of Saint Alban des Villards Saint-Alban-des-Villards

About

Departing from Saint-Alban-des-Villards (73130)
Average length : 04h00
Distance : 9km
Animals allowed

A discovery hike...
- Hiking loop from the town hall of Saint Alban des Villards
- Distance 9km | Difference in altitude 670m | Duration 4h
- Discovery of three abandoned hamlets and old mountain pastures
- Hike in 12 stages presenting the history of these sites
- Follow the heritage markup
- Possibility to discover only the hamlet of Bouchet (2h) or the hamlets of Rivaud and Bon Mollard (2h), departure also in front of the town hall.
- Itinerary not accessible in the winter season

WARNING: do not venture into the ruins, risk of falling rocks.

Loop
Total elevation gain : 670m

Prices

Free access.

Reception

Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

All year round.

Services
  • Pets welcome

Access

73130 Saint-Alban-des-Villards
Departing from : Saint-Alban-des-Villards (73130)
Latitude : 45.315555 - Longitude : 6.257862
Information update on 17/06/2022 by Office de tourisme Espace Glandon