• Sport

Cheese dairy & Saint Sorlin d’Arves walk

Go find about the surroundings of Saint Jean d'Arves.
Starting from the hamlet of La Chal, walk up the main road of the village and then on a path, stroll on the panoramic road with its magnificent view toward the cheese factory.

Sport Cheese dairy & Saint Sorlin d’Arves walk Saint-Jean-d'Arves


Departing from Saint-Jean-d'Arves (73530)
Average length : 01h00
Total elevation gain : 54m
Vertical drop : 138m
Distance : 3.6km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

- Round trip : 1h
- Level : Easy with one steep part, wear good shoes.
- Shuttle stop : OT La Chal
- Interest : Tour of the cheese factory and its museum area (hours ont the entertainment program).

Start from the Tourist Office.

From here, take the road leading into the hamlet La Chal. Walk by the shops and keep on walking on the main road. Once on the chapel’s square (which is on your right), follow the path going down on the left towards the “Chavonnerie” and “Fromagerie”. Be sure to be well shod. It’s a wild path. The state of the path depends on the snow and mud at the time. Once you reach the road, take right towards Saint Sorlin d’Arves (on the right, the path behind you).
Furthermore : from the cheese factory, you can keep going on the road along the refining cellar to reach the center of Saint Sorlin d’Arves (20 minutes from the cheese factory) .

On the way back, take the same itinerary.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 54m
Altitude max : 1650m
Vertical drop : 138m

Difficult passages

Easy with one steep part, wear good shoes.


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : English, French

Period of practice

From 19/11 to 30/04.

  • Pets welcome
  • Public WC
  • Parking nearby


476 route de la Chal La Chal 73530 Saint-Jean-d'Arves
Departing from : Saint-Jean-d'Arves (73530)
Latitude : 45.213911 - Longitude : 6.265554

More informations

    Information update on 24/04/2024 by Office de tourisme Saint-Jean-d'Arves