• Sport

The Granite Path

This themed trail leads to an area known as the Stone Cutters sector. Most of
the consoles, window sills, steps and paving stones you see in the streets of
Chamonix are from this quarry.

Sport The Granite Path Chamonix-Mont-Blanc


Departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Average length : 01h30
Distance : 1.9km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From the village of Les Bois, go past the biathlon shooting range, cross
the Arveyron, and head towards the La Norvège sector. Follow the signs for the
themed trail.

More information at the Tourist Office, the High Mountain Office, and in our hiking guide.
Careful: path conditions may change - remember to check the latest information before setting off.

Total elevation gain : 68m
Altitude max : 1153m
Vertical drop : 68m


Free of charge.


Open to children
Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

From 01/05 to 31/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Pets welcome


Chemin de la source de l'Arveyron Village des bois 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Departing from : Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Latitude : 45.943389 - Longitude : 6.899919

More informations

Information update on 27/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc