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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.

- 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 km
1 h
max. 1644 m
min. 1485 m
160 m
160 m

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73590 La Giettaz
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5 informations complémentaires


Phone : 04 79 32 91 90

Email :

Website :

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 - 29/08/2020

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