• Sport

Hiking Trail: hillside circuit

Departing from Sallanches, discover the St Roch hillside via quiet paths and routes with Mont Blanc in the background. At Burzier, return via a different route, which is just as pleasant, to return to the Château des Rubins.

Sport Hiking Trail: hillside circuit Sallanches

About

Departing from Sallanches (74700)
Average length : 02h40
Total elevation gain : 388m
Vertical drop : 388m
Distance : 6.8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Go hiking safely!

Walking time is approximate and does not take into account break times.

The topo/step-by-step description guides you generally but does not replace a 1/25,000 hiking map or other topoguides available in our tourist office!

In Sallanches, our Office of Guides & Leaders also offers a wide choice of outings accompanied by mountain professionals providing you with complete expertise on the environment and alpine nature, inquire at the tourist office to register.

Whatever your hike, check the weather before you go. Remember to take cereal bars, sufficient water, sunglasses, sunscreen, a cap or hat, a small first aid kit, as well as clothing suitable for your outing in your backpack. depending on the season and the forecast weather.

Loop
Total elevation gain : 388m
Altitude max : 927m
Vertical drop : 388m

Further informations

Groomed trail, Ground, Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring), Grit

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    Departure: Château des Rubins car park
    1.Go down to the church square
    2.Then take the Route de St Joseph to the left and follow it until the junction with the Route de la Provence
    3. then turn left then take the Chemin de Bellegarde where you will find the Sentier de la Torche skirting the houses and which joins the Route de St Roch.
    4. Cross the road and to the right of the containers you will climb along a marked path which goes to the place called La Torche.
    5. Be sure to follow the arrow signs which indicate the direction of Burzier.
    6. sometimes the road takes over on the trail but for a short time, the time to find the trail a little further.
    7. instead of "Les Murets" be careful not to continue towards the houses (there is a special sign indicating not to go there), you have to follow the road on 2 bends then after a long straight line at the 3rd bend you will have to take a path on your right along a stone wall
    8.you will pass in front of a farm and then arrive near the route de Burzier
    9. Arrival is below the Burzier bus stop.
    10. From here you can reach the departures of the 2 classic Sallanches hikes: the Mayères & Doran pastures, you can then take the road to the Burzier car park.
    11. otherwise the continuity of this circuit continues with a return loop via another route:
    12. continue along the road towards the hamlet "Les Houches" where you can see the chapel of this hamlet a little higher up
    13. then go back down to the main road then take the path, next to a small iron cross, which descends to the left towards "Sallanches - Château des Rubins"
    14. You will pass in front of the Chapel of the Stone and its old school
    15. at the bottom of the path, go up slightly on the road to the right to find the path which descends further on your left
    16. you will pass farms and hillside houses.
    17. you will arrive on the road to Doran which you will descend to turn right towards the road to Lévaud
    18. You will take to the left of the chapel of the Immaculate Conception or a small path will lead you to the Castle of the Rubins.
    19. arrived at the Château des Rubins where we recommend a visit to deepen your knowledge of the mountain.
    20. You can also visit the Collégiale St Jacques independently, which is classified as a historical monument.
    The chapels can only be visited on request, however you can have some explanations at the tourist office.

    Prices

    Free access.

    Reception

    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : French

    Go hiking safely!

    Walking time is approximate and does not take into account break times.

    The topo/step-by-step description guides you generally but does not replace a 1/25,000 hiking map or other topoguides available in our tourist office!

    In Sallanches, our Office of Guides & Leaders also offers a wide choice of outings accompanied by mountain professionals providing you with complete expertise on the environment and alpine nature, inquire at the tourist office to register.

    Whatever your hike, check the weather before you go. Remember to take cereal bars, sufficient water, sunglasses, sunscreen, a cap or hat, a small first aid kit, as well as clothing suitable for your outing in your backpack. depending on the season and the forecast weather.

    Period of practice

    All year round.

    Services
    • Pets welcome
    Equipments
    • Play area
    • Car park
    • Coach parking
    • Free car park

    Access

    Départ : parking du Château des Rubins chemin du Révérend Jacquier 74700 Sallanches
    Departing from : Sallanches (74700)
    Latitude : 45.935064 - Longitude : 6.624458

    More informations

    Information update on 22/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Sallanches