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Granges de Joigny

Savoie Mont Blanc's choice

Envision the mountain life of yesteryear as you traverse the barns of Joigny, marvel at the high-altitude orchids, and discover fossils etched into the stunning limestone slabs. It's a true sensory spectacle that awaits you!

Sport Granges de Joigny Entremont-le-Vieux

About

Departing from Entremont-le-Vieux (73670)
Average length : 01h00
Total elevation gain : 80m
Vertical drop : 80m
Distance : 3.6km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Leaving Col du Granier at the base of the majestic mountain, you gradually proceed towards the Ravines. From here, you can revel in picturesque meadows adorned with an array of fragrant mountain flowers, including the renowned Sabot de Venus wild orchid. If you're fortunate enough to come across one or more of these, keep a lookout for the Goddess Venus, who undoubtedly isn't far away!

After passing through the Granges de Joigny, where hay is stored, and if you're observant, you may spot traces of exquisite ammonites on the limestone slabs – snail-shaped fossils dating back tens of millions of years.

Upon reaching Les Granges, turn back and retrace your steps along the same route back to Col du Granier.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 80m
Altitude max : 1190m
Vertical drop : 80m

Further informations

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    1/ From the Col du Granier, opposite the restaurant, take the yellow-marked track on the left towards the “Granges de Joigny”. 2/ Pass the first small barn, then arrive at “Les Ravines”. From here, follow the yellow and red signposted track towards the barns. 3/ At Les Granges, turn around and take the same route back to Col du Granier.

    Prices

    Free of charge.

    Reception

    Animals allowed
    Adapted to all-terrain strollers

    Period of practice

    From 01/05 to 30/11.

    Services
    • Pets welcome

    Access

    Col du Granier 73670 Entremont-le-Vieux
    Departing from : Entremont-le-Vieux (73670)
    Latitude : 45.480295 - Longitude : 5.914775

    More informations

    Information update on 10/06/2024 by Chartreuse Tourisme