• Sport

Mouet loop from Sevan

This hike in the heights of the Abondance valley takes you to the Chalets du Mouet and the Pointe de Recon. A beautiful panorama of the valley's peaks and the Swiss Alps awaits you!

Sport Mouet loop from Sevan La Chapelle-d'Abondance


Departing from La Chapelle-d'Abondance (74360)
Average length : 03h15
Total elevation gain : 550m
Vertical drop : 550m
Distance : 8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

A hike offering panoramic views of the entire Abondance valley and the Swiss peaks.

From the Sevan parking lot (1,590 m), the hike begins with a forest path leading to the chalet du Mouet. You'll then follow a long path on the balcony of the valley, with a superb panorama of Mont de Grange. You're on the Portes du Soleil walking tour.

You'll then make a return trip to the Pointe de Recon, where a panoramic view of the entire French and Swiss Chablais awaits you at the summit.

From there, you'll reach the Chalets du Mouet. In summer, you can take a gourmet break at this mountain pasture or buy Abondance cheese.

For the return journey, head for Le Douert, then take the pleasant forest path back to the starting point.

Total elevation gain : 550m
Altitude max : 1760m
Vertical drop : 550m


Departmental PDIPR signposting (beige panel, green writing)

Map references

Portes du Soleil hiking map in France and Switzerland TOP 25 N°3528 ET Morzine Massif du Chablais Les Portes du Soleil

Topoguides references

On sale in the tourist offices of the Abondance valley.

Further informations

Stone, Ground, Grit

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    1/ Start from the Sevan parking lot (1,590 m) in La Chapelle d'Abondance.
    2/ Take the forest path towards the "Chalets du Mouet".
    3/ Before reaching the Chalets du Mouet, turn left towards the Pointe de Recon. Make a round trip to the summit.
    4/ Reach the "Chalets du Mouët", then take the path below towards "Douert".
    5/ Then take the forest path back to the "Sevan devant" starting point.


    Free access.


    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : French

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

    Period of practice

    From 01/06 to 30/09.
    Accessible except during snow and depending on weather conditions.
    Please check with the Tourist Office for the latest information on access conditions. This route is usually suitable for strong walkers during spring, summer, and autumn, except in adverse weather.

    • Pets welcome
    • Picnic area
    • Parking


    Route de l'Aubourry Lieu-dit Sevan 74360 La Chapelle-d'Abondance
    Departing from : La Chapelle-d'Abondance (74360)
    Latitude : 46.305798 - Longitude : 6.818503

    Access from the Sevan car park (end of the Rys paved road) with free parking or by the La Panthiaz gondola (depending on opening days and times).

    Moving across the city : La Chapelle-d'Abondance (74360), Châtel (74390)
    Information update on 20/02/2024 by Office de Tourisme Leman Mountains Explore
    Randonnée PDIPR (Plan Départemental des Itinéraires de Promenades et de Randonnées)