Walking route – Petit Châtel


    Easy walk to décourvrir Châtel and the Abondance valley from the heighs and some traditional wooden farmhouses.
    From the village center, climb to Petit Châtel. Area to park, on the left, at the corner.

    Further information

    Whichever walk you choose, we recommend that you :

    - Wear appropriate footwear and always take with you: warm clothing, preferably waterproof, plenty of water, sunglasses, sun cream and a small first-aid kit.
    - Do not set off alone.
    - Inform someone living in the valley of your plans.
    - Do not change the planned itinerary indiscriminately. But do not hesitate to shorten it if necessary.
    - Carry a map and even a torch.
    - Check the weather forecast before setting off.
    - In the event of a thunderstorm, move away from ridges, passes and summits as soon as possible and never take shelter under an isolated tree.

    Services & Equipment

    • Pets welcome

    Customer base

    • Walkers/hikers
    • Children
    • Level green –very easy


    From 01/05 to 01/11.


    Animaux : Accepted without supplements

    Dogs must be kept on a lead due to the presence of herds.

    Age range

    Minimum age : 5 years

    Adapted Tourism

    • Not accessible in a wheelchair


    Free access.


    Route du Ryz
    74390 Châtel

    Petit Châtel car park in front of the square or Barbossine car park 200m away. Bus line 2, stop Petit Châtel.

    Characteristics :

    • Mountain location
    • Mountain view