Distance: 6.1 km
Duration (average) : 2h
Level: Blue level - Moderate
Elevation: 290 D +
Departure: Merlas
Loop
Yellow paint markings and directional posts at the main intersections (if there is no marking, stay on the main road)
In the countryside, Lake or body of water less than 300 m away, At the water's edge
Recommended period (s): Autumn, Summer, Winter, Spring
200m road crossing

Walking

At the start of this circuit, discover the pretty little lake of Saint Sixte, and the Roman crypt where women from the Valdaine region who wanted to have children came to rub their stomachs against the columns ...

At hamlet level is the crypt built on the site of a Roman temple around the XNUMXth century.
During the walk, when you pass through La Davière and La Mérie, you will find yourself in Massieu, the oldest town in Valdaine.

Additional information : Shops near the station Sheltered by steep hillsides and abundant vegetation, the Val de Fure is a natural area sheltered from the heat. Consider waterproof shoes or avoid this tour after rainy weather.

Topo/step by step: 
Stages of the circuit with the name of the signposts to follow: - Lake of St Sixte - La davière - La Merie - Lake of St Sixte

Sustainable tourism : 
Mother Nature thanks you for leaving with your waste, she digests it badly! Respect cultures and private property by staying on marked trails

Tips and Suggestions: 
This route is also recommended for riders and mountain bikers Yellow paint markings and directional posts at the main intersections (if there is no marking, stay on the main track)

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  • Animals accepted: Yes
  • dogs on leash

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The crypt of Saint Sixtus

Parking in the hamlet of Saint-Sixte

38620 merlas

Getting to the starting point