Thematic route: Fenêtre sur Plaine

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    La Chapelle-d'Abondance

    “Window on Plain” is more than a journey it is a circuit of discovery around the edge of the village, with views overlooking the town plain.

    Minimum altitude: 1000 m

    Maximum altitude: 1170 m

    Route type: Circular loop

    Complete trip duration: 2 hours 30

    A journey of discovery around the outskirts of the village and around the plain where the village is located, allong the way passing through a wide reserve, which will provide an insight to several underlying facets of the heritage and identity of this area… including the mysteries of water… the border… and the geological history of the Valley

    Three possible circuits start from the Church in La Chapelle d’Abondance.
    Full circuit – (as above);
    option 1 (via the town centre) – 1 hour;
    option 2 (via “La Fruitiiere” (cheesemaking factory) ) 1 hour 30.
    Collect the free brochure at the tourist office

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    Services & Equipment

    • PrestationService
    • Picnic area
    • Parking
    • Public WC
    • Pets welcome

    Customer base

    • Walkers/hikers
    • Level green –very easy
    • For beginners / novice


    All year round.

    Subject to favorable weather.


    Animaux : Accepted without supplements

    Pets accepted on a leash only.


    Free access.


    74360 La Chapelle-d'Abondance

    Characteristics :

    • Environnement
    • Mountain location
    • Waterside
    • Riverside
    • Forest location
    • Mountain view