Distance: 9 km
Duration (average) : 2h30
Level: Blue level - Moderate
Elevation: 310 D +
Departure: Charavines
In the countryside, village center
Recommended period (s): Autumn, Summer, Winter, Spring


Departing from the Tourist Office, this route will allow you to admire, between the hamlets of Fayard and Janin, the enormous chestnut trees several hundred years old before discovering a more intimate atmosphere in the Thivoley ponds.

You will then reach the hamlet of Mont Follet, the highest in the town of Charavines, located at an altitude of 620 m before descending to the village.

FIELD NEWS (June 2022): Recurring woodcutting. For your safety, do not enter the area if construction sites are in progress. Prefer the weekend!

Tour stages:
- Charavines Tourist Office
- Pagetière
- The Fayard
- The Janin
- The Verney
- The reverse
- Follow the detour signs taking the road
- Mont Follet
- Bernardiere
- Barracks
- The Vannes
- Charavines Tourist Office

Tips and Suggestions : By making a small detour via the rue de la Caserne, you can go and taste goat cheeses at the Gaec Fure et Tour farm (sale at the farm).

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  • Blue level - Moderate



Equipments & services


  • Public toilets
  • Parking lot


  • Coach access