• Sport

Footpath "The balconies of St Maurice"

Savoie Mont Blanc's choice

Punctuated by many historical discoveries on a plateau overlooking the Rhone valley and the lower Guiers circuit, this trail will charm you by this unique panorama of the Rhone !

Sport Footpath "The balconies of St Maurice" Saint-Genix-les-Villages


Departing from Saint-Genix-les-Villages (73240)
Average length : 04h30
Total elevation gain : 320m
Vertical drop : 320m
Distance : 12km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Total elevation gain : 320m
Altitude max : 877m
Vertical drop : 320m


Take the path which descends to the north of the church. Follow the path marked with yellow arrows which leads you to "Les Serus". You rejoin the GR9 and the GR65 which here follows the route of the pilgrimage of St Jacques de Compostelle marked with a yellow shell, as far as "Pierre Vire". Make a ten minute detour to climb to the summit of Mont Tournier or carry straight on towards the col du Mont Tournier. Stick to the yellow markings towards St Maurice de Rotherens and you will find on the left a short cut taking you back to the starting point.

Topoguides references

Topo Le Tour du mont Grêle G1 (map available in the Val Guiers tourist office)

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    Free of charge


    Animals allowed
    Languages of documentation : English, French

    Period of practice

    Throughout the year : open daily.

    • Pets welcome
    • Picnic area


    Eglise de Saint-Maurice-de-Rotherens Saint-Maurice-de-Rotherens 73240 Saint-Genix-les-Villages
    Departing from : Saint-Genix-les-Villages (73240)
    Latitude : 45.615419 - Longitude : 5.700274
    Information update on 27/03/2024 by Communauté de Communes Val Guiers