• Sport

"Le sentier du Cozon" walk

Savoie Mont Blanc's choice

A nice hike through the hamlets of the Entremonts’ valley, across the forest and along the Cozon river.

Sport "Le sentier du Cozon" walk Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont


Departing from Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont (73670)
Average length : 04h00
Total elevation gain : 370m
Vertical drop : 370m
Distance : 13km
Signed walking trail
Animals not allowed

(1) From St-Pierre-d’Entremont Savoie (city hall car park), cross the bridge of the Cozon river and turn right to Épernay, La Fracette (yellow signs).
(2) Leave behind you the hamlet of La Fracette and, when you get to the sign ‘‘Le Crêt 730 m’’, head for Les Courriers. You will leave the road for a small path in the forest. At the hamlet Les Courriers, follow the yellow and red signs and take left to the bridge of Derbetemps. An easy way up through the wood leads you to a nice point of view over St-Pierre-d’Entremont, Entremont-le-Vieux and the Chartreuse mountains. Take the path on the right just before the bridge of Derbetemps towards St-Pierre-d’Entremont and Les Teppaz. It goes along the pretty Cozon river.
(3) Follow the yellow signs. Cross the footbridge of Chivolande and enjoy the Cozon’s waterfall. Keep going along the Cozon and the Pré Illétaz and cross the road. On your right, you can see beautiful kettles forged by the Cozon river (be careful).
(4) Just before the bridge, take the path on the left, going up in the woods to the hamlet of Les Teppaz. Cross the hamlet and at the sign ‘‘Teppaz 830 m’’, turn right towards St-Pierre-d’Entremont and Les Combes (yellow and red signs). At the sign ‘‘La Combe 760 m’’ keep following St-Pierre-d’Entremont and Le chemin des Mules. In St-Pierre-d’Entremont take right to go back to the car park.

Total elevation gain : 370m
Altitude max : 800m
Vertical drop : 370m


Departure Signs are in place in the villages near the car parks and the places open to the public. To follow your itinerary, poles are in place at the junctions and identifiable by a sign with the name of the walk and the altitude. Between two poles, you will find marked sign made with painting all along the way, it indicates if you must follow the path or not. Pay also attention to small signs to guide you. We recommend to have the map Promenades et randonnées en Chartreuse" with you.

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    Free of charge.


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : French

    Period of practice

    From 01/05 to 30/11.

    Subject to favorable weather.


    Office de tourisme Saint Pierre d'Entremont 73670 Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont
    Departing from : Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont (73670)
    Latitude : 45.417566 - Longitude : 5.855219
    Moving across the city : Entremont-le-Vieux (73670), Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont (73670)
    Information update on 25/08/2023 by Chartreuse Tourisme