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Lakes Chardonnet trail running itinerary

Have a go at trail running in the mountain pastures of Tignes towards the Lakes Chardonnet. Unforgettable view of the Lake Tignes and the Grande Sassière!

Sport Lakes Chardonnet trail running itinerary Tignes


Departing from Tignes (73320)
Distance : 6.4km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

A beautiful run to the Chardonnet lakes, at the very place where one of the scenes of the legendary film by Luc Besson (Le Grand Bleu) was shot.

Total elevation gain : 410m
Altitude max : 2477m
Vertical drop : 397m


The route is marked with small gray square signs bearing the number "11" (colour: green)

Further informations


1/ Departing from Tignes le Lac on the central square, opposite the Maison de Tignes, head towards the lake and walk along it to the avalanche barrier
2/ Take the path that goes up to the right just before the avalanche barrier
3/ At the intersection, go up to the right (in the Combe des Militaires), then turn left at the next intersection
4/ After the Croix de Lognan, climb to the right, then right again towards the Lacs du Chardonnet
5/ Cross between the two lakes then, at the foot of the Merles chairlift, then go down to Tignes le Lac


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : English, Spanish, French, Italian
Languages of documentation : English, French
Not adapted to strollers

Period of practice

From 01/06 to 31/10.
Depending on the snow.

  • Pets welcome


73320 Tignes
Departing from : Tignes (73320)
Latitude : 45.469041 - Longitude : 6.906543
Information update on 04/08/2022 by Tignes information