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The Virgin of Chatelard

The Virgin of Chatelard

Short hike on the heights of La Giettaz to reach the Virgin of Chatelard and its view overlooking the village.

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, cross the Route des Grandes Alpes and climb towards LA CAILLÈRE and join the PONT DE NANT PARREUX. Turn right towards the MORTINES, UNDER THE FIRES and then CRÉVE-COEUR (caution, the path crosses several times the Route des Grandes Alpes). Cross the road in the direction of TUNNEL DES ARAVIS then turn right on the trail all the way to the VIERGE DU CHATELARD: panorama plunging on La Giettaz. Back to CRÈVE-COEUR, turn left towards LES COMBES. At BOIS DU FOUESTARLE, turn right towards PÉTAZ, LES PUGINIÈRES, PONT NOIR and join LA GIETTAZ.

POINTS OF INTEREST:
- The statue of the Virgin of CHATELARD which was built in 1936.
- Beautiful view of the valley of the Arrondine, the Aravis and the Mont Blanc.

6.7 km
2 h 45 mn
max. 1557 m
min. 1090 m
450 m
450 m

Altimetric profile

Styles : HikingMountain
Public : FamilyOccasional hikers

Starting point

637 D909
73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.8625Lng : 6.49498
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21 d
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Tourist Office of Val d'Arly - La Giettaz Office

Tourist Office of Val d'Arly bureau in La Giettaz en Aravis. Welcome...Read more

Place de l'église 73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.8626Lng : 6.49476
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The Chapel of Le Plan

The chapel of Le Plan was built at the end of the 1860s at the initiative...Read more

Le Plan 73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.8796Lng : 6.52423
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La Giettaz church

The church at La Giettaz, dedicated to St Pierre-aux-Liens, was rebuilt...Read more

Chef-lieu 73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.8624Lng : 6.49527
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Museum - A la Rencontre du Passé

Display of traditional Savoie costumes, a woodwork workshop and a...Read more

Chef-lieu 73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.8622Lng : 6.49502
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Nants chapel

Little chapel located at the place known as L'Abbaye and which is...Read more

73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.8655Lng : 6.4965
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Virgin of Le Châtelard

The Virgin of Le Châtelard can be reached by an easy, short walk (1...Read more

73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.874Lng : 6.48047
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5 informations complémentaires

Contact

Phone : 04 79 32 91 90

Email : sentiers@valdarly-montblanc.com

Website : http://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 - 27/05/2019
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