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The Cross of the Frêtes

The Cross of the Frêtes

Superb path in balcony under the cliffs of the chain of Aravis and facing Mont Blanc.

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 in direction LA ZORETTE (direction South). Take the path towards LA SOURCE DES ARAVIS, then PLANCHAUX. From there, cross in balcony until the CROIX DES FRÊTES. For the return, join the signpost PATH OF THE CROIX DES FRÊTES then Col des Aravis by the track following the directions PSAMO, LA TÊTE and LA ZORETTE.

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

7.5 km
2 h 30 mn
max. 1773 m
min. 1485 m
200 m
200 m

Altimetric profile

Styles : BaladeMountain
Public : FamilyOccasional hikers

Storyguides nearby

Lodgings nearby

Starting point

7548 Route du Col des Aravis
73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.87188Lng : 6.46439
199 d
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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 - 12/04/2020

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