Distance: 10 km
Duration (average) : 2h30
Level: Blue level - Moderate
Elevation: 223 D +
Departure: Charavines
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 within 300 m, Lake view, Public transport stop within 500 m
Recommended period (s): Autumn, Summer, Winter, Spring
2 road crossings (at the Champs des Vaches and Fougères post)


In the heart of the hills sheltering Lake Paladru, cross the landscapes transformed by the Carthusian monks. It was there that they founded the Charterhouse of the Sylve Bénite in 1116. Throughout the hike, various sites bear witness to their presence.

La Grange Dîmière, dating from 1655, was used to store crops and shelter animals. The products of the tithe (tax levied in kind on crops) were collected there. It is now a magnificent place of exhibition in summer.

Additional information : Next to Charavines beach (free). Public toilets at the Martin Cluzel car park. La Grange Dîmière can be visited from May 1 to September 30, weekends in May, June and September, every day in July and August.

Topo / step by step : Stages of the circuit with the name of the signposts to follow:
- Charavines Tourist Office post (opposite the reception desk), take the direction of Pagetière by following the road which passes in front of the tobacco shop and the butcher's shop.
- Pagetière
- The Fayard
- The fields of the cows
- Tithe Barn
- Blessed Sylve
- Chassigneux
- The gallows
- Ferns
- Pagetière
- Charavines Tourist Office

Tips and Suggestions : Yellow paint markup and directional posts at the main intersections (if there is no markup, stay on the main road)

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.

Points of interest

Grange Dîmière
Cultural heritage

Tithe Barn

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  • Blue level - Moderate


Free access.

Equipments & services


  • Public toilets
  • Parking


  • Pet Friendly
  • Coach access


Parking near the Tourist Office and the beach
Bus line: T43 "Office de Tourisme" stop and lake line in summer.