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The Iron Cross

The Iron Cross

Panoramic walk at the foot of the Aravis.
The trail is used by farmers and hikers as part of their work. For a good cohabitation be courteous and let them pass.

DEPARTURE: Col des Aravis.
Use the roadside parking provided for this purpose, so as not to hinder agricultural users.

ROUTE: From the parking of Col, take the track towards LA ZORETTE (direction South). Take the path towards LA SOURCE DES ARAVIS, then PLANCHAUX. Join the LA signpost CROIX DE FER : return to the cross to enjoy the panorama. Then take the track back to LA TÊTE and LA ZORETTE to return to Col des Aravis.

POINTS OF INTEREST:
- The panoramas on the village of La Giettaz and the massif of Mont Blanc.
- Many alpine farms, with the possibility to buy cheese, butter ...

3.1 km
1 h
max. 1644 m
min. 1484 m
160 m
160 m

Altimetric profile

Starting point


73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.8723Lng : 6.46477
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59 d
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5 informations complémentaires

Contact

Phone : 04 79 32 91 90

Email : sentiers@valdarly-montblanc.com

Website : www.valdarly-montblanc.com

Open period

From 01/06 to 30/09.

Reception conditions for animals

Dogs must be on a leash.

Updated by

Office de Tourisme du Val d'Arly - 19/07/2019

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