The forest is an exceptional environment and throughout this walk, you will have an opportunity to explore the north side of the valley, enjoying extraordinary views over Mont Blanc and the Beaufortin.

Sport Hiking route : The Sentier Nature Montchavin-les-Coches


Departing from Montchavin-les-Coches (73210)
Average length : 03h30
Distance : 5.8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Starting from the Place de l'Etoile in Montchavin, go up behind the wash house. At the top of the village (P), turn off to the right and walk alongside the various buildings until you reach a wide path (P). Go up this path and then turn off to the right (P), cross the road and carry on westwards on a good path (several information panels). The path gets wider, going gradually uphill to a large crossroads (P). Turn left here and carry on along the wide path to a chalet. Go round the chalet and continue to Les Coches (P). Return to Montchavin via the small tunnel (information panel). Once under the cable car wire, turn left to go back down to the village.

Starting from Les Coches, take the path opposite the Intersport store (P). Turn right to get to a chalet, which you walk around before entering the forest. The path is very wide and comes out at a crossroads (P), where you turn right and carry on eastwards (information panels) for 1 km, before turning right (P). The path crosses over the road and then carries on to the village of Montchavin.

Total elevation gain : 300m
Altitude max : 1500m
Vertical drop : 300m

Further informations

Stone, Ground

    1 8


    Free access.


    Open to children
    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French
    Languages of documentation : English, French
    Not adapted to strollers

    Period of practice

    From 18/06 to 11/09/2022.

    • Pets welcome


    Place de l'Etoile Montchavin 73210 Montchavin-les-Coches
    Departing from : Montchavin-les-Coches (73210)
    Latitude : 45.559977 - Longitude : 6.736186

    More informations

    Information update on 14/06/2022 by Office de Tourisme de la Grande Plagne