• Sport

Traditional Villages Loop

A hike to explore the villages in the south of Giffre Valley, where the traditional Savoyard dwellings have been preserved. On the way back you’ll walk along the Art and Nature Trail alongside the Giffre.

Sport Traditional Villages Loop Taninges


Departing from Taninges (74440)
Average length : 04h00
Distance : 15.9km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From the car park, go to the marketplace and then the Montée du Char (beginning with steps) towards the village of Avonnex. When you leave the village, cross the D902 and follow a small tarmac road for 100m, then go right on a footpath that leads to the highest point of this trail, the Suet (alt. 920m). From there, go down to the village of Le Mont, and then carry on to Verney. Cross through La Chavonette, then the villages of Verdevant, Etry and Petit Jutteninges. On the way back, cross the D907 and go along the right banks of the Giffre to Taninges.

Total elevation gain : 540m
Altitude max : 660m
Vertical drop : 540m

Further informations

Ground, Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)


Free access.


Animals allowed

Period of practice

All year round.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Pets welcome
  • Public WC
  • Car park


Parking de la place du château 74440 Taninges
Departing from : Taninges (74440)
Latitude : 46.109258 - Longitude : 6.591008
Information update on 25/05/2022 by Praz de Lys Sommand Tourisme