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"Les Berges du Brevon" Hike

This riverside and woodland walk is perfect for sunny days and won't make you want to go on difficult climbs. A refreshing spot minutes from the village.

Sport "Les Berges du Brevon" Hike Bellevaux


Departing from Bellevaux (74470)
Average length : 01h30
Total elevation gain : 100m
Vertical drop : 100m
Distance : 4.5km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Nature and Heritage:
The source of the Brevon, (Bièvre meaning “beaver” in old French) or Dranse de Bellevaux, is near the Roc d'Enfer at an altitude of 1450m. After a few kilometres in Petetoz Forest, the Brevon reaches the hamlet of La Chèvrerie where it pools into Lac de Vallon. It runs up to Bellevaux then ends its 22km run in the Dranse de Morzine.
Route details:
Cross the covered bridge and turn left onto the path along the Brevon until the Pont des Doubines (sawmill on the right) and follow Buchille forest road for approximately 300m then turn left down a path to a sawmill. After 250m, turn left until you reach the La Cressonnière footbridge. Cross the footbridge and join the tarmac Chez Maurice road, turn left and continue (the road will turn into a path) until you reach Bossons where you should follow the road to the centre via the Courtyard.
Useful information: PDIPR markings
Useful information: Yellow markings/High point: Rocher du Châtelard 1051m.

Total elevation gain : 100m
Altitude max : 914m
Vertical drop : 100m
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    Animals allowed
    Not adapted to strollers

    Hiking guide available at Tourist Information.

    • Pets welcome
    • Accommodation
    • Restaurant
    • Car park
    • Public WC
    • Picnic area


    Chef-lieu Mairie 74470 Bellevaux
    Departing from : Bellevaux (74470)
    Latitude : 46.25661 - Longitude : 6.531016

    Starting point: Bellevaux village square. Take the dirt road in front of the church to the covered bridge.

    Information update on 14/05/2024 by Office de Tourisme des Alpes du Léman