• Sport

Water trails : Moulin Contant

Savoie Mont Blanc's choice

Remains of millstones. A refreshing walk along the Planay torrent in a landscape of forests, meadows and alpine pastures.
Moulin Contant, the place where farmers used to gather to grind their wheat. Easy walk.

Sport Water trails : Moulin Contant Megève


Departing from Megève (74120)
Average length : 01h05
Total elevation gain : 116m
Vertical drop : 116m
Distance : 3.8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Follow the tarmac road for 200m until you reach the first perpendicular fork in the road; the path then crosses two fields to arrive at the edge of the forest that hangs over the Planay torrent. Descent slightly by 50m, cross the bridge and you have arrived at Moulin Contant.
Remains of millstones in the grazing lands on your left, not far from the former farm. Continue along the path that goes beside the torrent in the direction of Planay following the signposts. The path rises into a meadow to reach the road that takes you to the picturesque village of Planay.
Continue on your right and cross the bridge. Follow the path to the right in the direction of Bacré farm. Continue by the hedge-lined path that will take you back to the starting point.
Also discover this digital animation for an educational hiking route that raises awareness of biodiversity knowledge and good practices to adopt in the mountains:


Total elevation gain : 116m
Altitude max : 1473m
Vertical drop : 116m

Further informations

Ground, Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)

It is possible to take the Meg’bus (timetable available at Megève Tourism).


Free access.


Animals allowed
Adapted to all-terrain strollers

Dogs must be kept on a lead.

Period of practice

From 01/05 to 01/11.

Subject to favorable weather.

  • Pets welcome


1250 Route de la Côte 2000 Chalet de la Livraz 74120 Megève
Departing from : Megève (74120)
Latitude : 45.835834 - Longitude : 6.64175
Information update on 22/04/2024 by Mairie de Megève