Walk through La Tour, Le Collet, Le Mollard and La Chal hamlets (heritage walk) - n°2

  • Vue sur La Chal
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Come discover some of Saint Jean d'Arves' hamlets.
From the hamlet of La Chal, go discover the hamlet of Le Mollard walking by Le Collet and its chapel, the hamlet of LA Tour and its church and finally toward the donkey farm.
- Round trip : 2h
- Level : Easy (slight slope)
- Shuttle stop : Marie-Miellerie (Town Hall-Honey maker house)
- Interest : Visit the honey maker house (hours ont the entertainment program). / Visit the donkey farm (hours ont the entertainment program) / Orientation table

Start from the town hall or the church.

Go up the road toward the crossroad walking by the inter-municipal school (Saint Jean d’Arves and Saint Sorlin d’Arves) where 35 kids go, as well as the public library. Cross the road towards the path bordered with ancestral willows. Keep walking up until reaching the hamlet “Le Collet”. You will arrive close to the chapel Sainte Brigide, through the door window you can have a peak inside.
Keep walking on the main road until you find yourself at the bottom of the dirt road to Le Col d’Arves that used to lead to Saint Jean de Maurienne. Keep walking on the main road until you reach the orientation table where you can read the landscape. At the end of the road, further away is the hamlet “Le Mollard”. You can walk through it and see the traditional farmhouses.
Come back down the road and when you are at the chapel, take the road on your right. 150m below, a yellow sign will indicate a shortcut to the snow front, otherwise follow the road (an extra 600m on the road).
If you parked your car next to the town hall, take a left at the end of the road.
Free access.
Opening day(s)

From 19 November to 30 April(every year)

Every day

  • Ouvertures complementaires :
    • Subject to favorable weather
    • Subject to snow conditions
  • Pedestrian sports :
    • Pedestrian sports
    • Hiking itinerary
  • Parking :
    • Parking
Walk through La Tour, Le Collet, Le Mollard and La Chal hamlets (heritage walk) - n°2
Place de l'Eglise, devant la Mairie
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Balade à pieds à travers La Tour, Le Collet, Le Mollard et La Chal (patrimoine) - n°2
Place de l'Eglise, devant la Mairie
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.206285
Longitude : 6.27298
  • Environnements :
    • Mountain location