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Walk through Entraigues hamlet (heritage walk) - n°5

Entraigues (intraquae) = “in between waters” at the confluent of the Arvan (down form the etendard glacier) and the Arvette (form les Aiguilles d’Arves). On of the 22 of Saint Jean d’Arves’ hamlets has, since 1840, its own church because it’s too far from the main hamlet “La Tour”, close the hamlet La Chal.

Sport Walk through Entraigues hamlet (heritage walk) - n°5 Saint-Jean-d'Arves


Departing from Saint-Jean-d'Arves (73530)
Average length : 00h45
Total elevation gain : 120m
Vertical drop : 130m
Distance : 2.8km
Animals allowed

- Round trip : 45min
- Level : Easy (flat)
- Shuttle stop : Entraigues
- Interest : Heritage walk / Sundial

Start form the parking spot in the back of the hamlet.

Once you are there, you can wander around and you will see, the bridge, the bachal (used to be used by the community), traditional houses, the ancient high school, the church of Entraigues and it’s sundial, a bower (former ball room), Guille statue (former guide native from this hamlet, pioneer in the conquest of the Aiguilles d’Arves).

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 120m
Altitude max : 1400m
Vertical drop : 130m

Further informations

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

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    Free access.


    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French

    Period of practice

    From 19/11 to 30/04.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome
    • Parking nearby


    Parking au fond du hameau d'Entraigues 73530 Saint-Jean-d'Arves
    Departing from : Saint-Jean-d'Arves (73530)
    Latitude : 45.191577 - Longitude : 6.286037

    More informations

      Information update on 24/04/2024 by Office de tourisme Saint-Jean-d'Arves