A walk on the mountainsides of the villages of the Versant du Soleil

Sport Les Montagnettes de Valezan trail La Plagne Tarentaise


Departing from La Plagne Tarentaise (73210)
Average length : 03h00
Distance : 9km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

A path along the mountainsides of the villages of the Versant du Soleil, the midway stage for the herds of cows on their way up to the Alpine pastures. You will enjoy the traditional architecture of the houses with the first 2 floors made of stone and the top floor made just of wood used for drying the hay for the animals.

Total elevation gain : 380m
Altitude max : 1520m
Vertical drop : 380m

Further informations

Stone, Ground


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Adapted to all-terrain strollers

Safety rules
• Check the weather forecast before you leave.
• Avoid going alone. Tell someone that you are leaving and your planned route.
• Don't forget to drink, eat and take breaks during the hike.
• Wear good shoes and clothes that are suitable for the mountains.
• Take with you: sun cream, hat, sunglasses, warm clothes and rain gear, a mobile phone in case of problems.
• Take a map with you. This map is given as an indication, it does not replace the IGN maps.
Good conduct
• Stay on the marked paths and avoid mowed fields.
• Respect the environment.
• Watch out for herds of animals, keep your dog on a lead.
• Please take your rubbish away with you.

In case of accident: 112 or 18
Weather: 32 50

Period of practice

From 01/01 to 31/12.
According to snow cover.

  • Pets welcome


église de Valezan Chef-lieu Valezan 73210 La Plagne Tarentaise
Departing from : La Plagne Tarentaise (73210)
Latitude : 45.576455 - Longitude : 6.693225
Moving across the city : La Plagne Tarentaise (73210), Valezan (73210)
Information update on 01/07/2022 by Office de Tourisme de la Grande Plagne