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The Chapets

The Chapets

Forest walk to discover an old mountain hamlet.
DEPARTURE: The village of Giettaz in Aravis with the church of Saint Pierre aux Liens and the museum of the past that tells the life of the Giettois.

ROUTE: From the Tourist Office, go down along the departmental until the BRIDGE OF GIETTAZ (be vigilant on this passage). Follow the directions ON ARRONDINE and the 4 PATHS, then return to the hamlet CHAPETS. To return to the village, take direction ROC DU CHARBONNIER then again ON THE ARRONDINE.
The return itinerary is then the same as on the way out.

- Panorama from Chapets on the cliffs of the Aravis mountain range: Étale (2484m) and Merdassier (2413m).
- We dominate the valley of the Arrondine and the "Rock of the City" (above the village of Giettaz), consisting of many layers of shale (slates) dating back 3 million years!

4.8 km
2 h 15 mn
max. 1448 m
min. 1055 m
300 m
300 m

Altimetric profile

Styles : BaladeMountainForest
Public : FamilyOccasional hikers

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Starting point

637 D909
73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.8626Lng : 6.49476
50 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 - 29/08/2020

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