Distance: 9.4 km
Duration (average) : 2h45
Level: Blue level - Moderate
Elevation: 568 D +
Departure: La Buisse
Yellow paint markup and directional posts at the main intersections (if there is no markup, stay on the main road).
In the countryside, village center
Recommended period (s): Autumn, Summer, Winter, Spring


Let your imagination approach the theme of ancient extival pastoralism ... An itinerary starting from the center of the village will lead you quietly to the Col de la Tençon, below the summit of Roche Brune.

Field news: Attention, following the fire which occurred in the communes of La Buisse, Voreppe and La Sure en Chartreuse, this hiking circuit is prohibited to the public.

A few hundred meters further, an opening in the forest offers a panorama on the circus of Roize. The path descends then, after the ruins of a farm, another panorama of the Voreppe lock is a good opportunity for a stopover. The return is made along a secular way lined with stone walls which will make you discover some ruins, witness of an old pastoral activity.

Visitor alert: Please note, following the fire that occurred in the summer of 2022 in the municipalities of La Buisse, Voreppe and La Sure en Chartreuse, this hiking trail is prohibited to the public. 

Tips and Suggestions : Do you often hike in Pays Voironnais? Come and discover the map of walks and hikes at our reception offices in Voiron and Lac de Paladru (on sale at €5).

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

Topo / step by step : Stages of the circuit with the name of the signposts to follow:
- La Buisse Village
- Church Square
- The Batier
- Tençon wood
- Col de la Tençon
- Forked tree
- Tençon wood
- The Batier
- Church Square
- La Buisse village

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  • Blue level - Moderate


Free access.

Equipments & services


  • Public toilets


  • Coach access