• Sport

Hiking trail: the Lac du Clou

This regular itinerary allows you to discover the listed village of Le Monal, the listed natural site of the Vallon du Clou and the peaceful Lac du Clou.

Map available in digital and paper version at the Tourist Office of the resort.

Sport Hiking trail: the Lac du Clou Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise


Departing from Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise (73640)
Average length : 05h00
Distance : 11.5km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

After following trail no.12 (Vallon du Clou), from the Vallon du Clou pass under the dam and go up to the village of Le Clou. Continue along the path on the left, which climbs another 170m to the Lac du Clou. Same route for the return.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 750m
Altitude max : 2373m
Vertical drop : 750m


Yellow markings

Further informations

Stone, Ground


Free of charge.


Animals allowed

Dogs must be kept on a leash due to the presence of herds.

Period of practice

From 01/04 to 30/11.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Pets welcome
  • Car park
  • Free car park


Tourist office of Sainte Foy Tarentaise


Parking de l'Échaillon Station 73640 Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise
Departing from : Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise (73640)
Latitude : 45.565431 - Longitude : 6.902139

The car park is accessible from the resort via a passable forest road.

More informations

Information update on 01/02/2023 by Sainte Foy Tarentaise Tourisme