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From village to village : Crest-Voland / Le Cernix n°7
From village to village : Crest-Voland / Le Cernix n°7

From village to village : Crest-Voland / Le Cernix n°7

Small easy walk connecting the village of "Crest-Voland" to the hamlet of "Le Cernix".

From the Tourist Office, cross the RD71 road (caution) and take the path along the Bar-Tabac, chemin des Bernades, opposite. Descend for about 150 m at the end of the dead end to join the start of the route on your left. The first part of the route is located under the village in an atmosphere alternating clearing and forest. The route then goes up towards RD71A, route des Mottets. Take a left and take it for 100 m then leave it and take a right at the village entrance sign "Crest-Voland". Continue towards Cernix following the route that passes in the clearings under the RD71C road, route du Cernix. The route ends at Place du Cernix.

The hamlet of Cernix belongs to the municipality of Cohennoz, whose capital is 5 km away. In the past, because of this distance, the inhabitants of Cernix went to school and to the Church of Crest-Voland, while those of the chief town went to Héry sur Ugine, on the opposite slope, until the building of their own Church in 1766. Since the 1960s, Le Cernix has been oriented towards tourism and equipped with ski lifts. The hamlet has become urbanized and concentrates 90% of the population in the year of Cohennoz.

4.5 km
1 h 15 mn
max. 1239 m
min. 1175 m
100 m
-117 m

Altimetric profile

Style : Mountain

Starting point

73590 Crest-Voland
Lat : 45.79503Lng : 6.50532
0 m
19 d
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centre village près du "Central Bar"

D71A 73590 Crest-voland
Lat : 45.795184Lng : 6.505402
1 m
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Crest-Voland church

The church of Crest-Voland, which is dedicated to the Nativity of...Read more

Lat : 45.794856Lng : 6.505162
1230 m
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Passage de route

D71A 73590 Crest-voland
Lat : 45.790192Lng : 6.498618
1 m
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Cernix chapel

A simple wayside shrine in 1663, the chapel dedicated to Saint Aubin...Read more

Lat : 45.783488Lng : 6.498531
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D71C 73400 Cohennoz
Lat : 45.783317Lng : 6.498881
1 m
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L'Arche de Zoé

Traditional and bistro-style cooking, open 7/7 for lunch and dinner,...Read more

Lat : 45.783843Lng : 6.498939
1230 m

Date and time

  • From 15/12/2023 to 15/04/2024
  • From 15/12/2024 to 15/04/2025

4 informations complémentaires

Location complements

Accessibility possible via the Station Shuttle (Center-village stop).
Departure from the trail at the Tourist Office.


Phone : 04 79 31 62 57

Email :

Open period

From 15/12 to 15/04.

Subject to snow conditions.

Updated by

Office de Tourisme du Val d'Arly - 19/01/2023
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