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The Cross of Ptiouta

The Cross of Ptiouta

Short hike in the pastures, near the village of La Giettaz.
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 up along the Route des Grandes Alpes, then turn right towards LA CHAPELLE DES NANTS. At PONT NOIR, cross the road and climb towards LES PUGINIÈRES, PÉTAZ and BOIS DU FOUESTARLE. Turn right on the Chalets road (alpine trail) until you reach LA CROIX DE PTIOUTA. From there, get off at right on LA STAPESSE and come back to PETAZ balcony. Return to La Giettaz by the same route as the go.

- Beautiful point of view on the Mont-Blanc massif.

6 km
2 h 45 mn
max. 1527 m
min. 1091 m
500 m
500 m

Altimetric profile

Styles : HikingMountain
Public : FamilyOccasional hikers

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Starting point

637 D909
73590 La Giettaz
Lat : 45.86253Lng : 6.49496
54 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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