• Sport

Hiking : St Colomban - La Perrière - Nanchenu (sentier des balcons)

Starts: From the Chef-lieu, in front of the city hall, follow the Pierre Bozon path. At some meters above the campside, take the path on the left when it comes from La Perrière.

Sport Hiking : St Colomban - La Perrière - Nanchenu (sentier des balcons) Saint-Colomban-des-Villards


Departing from Saint-Colomban-des-Villards (73130)
Average length : 01h30
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From the Chef-lieu, reach the Roches hamlet, follow the road in the hamlet to La Perrière, take the left path above the campside. After some meters, follow the left path (don’t follow the one which lead up). Arrived at Nanchenu, reach the Chef-lieu by the road. Discovering stroll really easy from a hamlet to another.

Variation: Old hamlets path (1h/round trip)
From Nanchenu, reach the Pierre hamlet. At the end of the hamlet, level with a bend, left the road and take the path leading to a garage, then continue on the right path.
You’ll discover the abandoned villages: Bon Mollard and Rivaud.
When you’re at Rivaud, do not forget to take a look at the bridge.

Total elevation gain : 150m

Further informations



Free access.


Open to children
Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

From 15/05 to 01/12.

  • Pets welcome
  • Coach access
  • Public WC
  • Car park


Chef Lieu 73130 Saint-Colomban-des-Villards
Departing from : Saint-Colomban-des-Villards (73130)
Latitude : 45.294245 - Longitude : 6.226566
Information update on 18/05/2021 by Office de tourisme Espace Glandon