VAE track: The “Grande Léchère” Lake by the Petit Bois and Montgellafrey

Saint François Longchamp

The itinerary combines cool shady forest roads, breathtaking views from the Grande Léchère lake and discover the hamlets authentic village of Montgellafrey.

Departure from the Saint François Longchamp Tourist Office. Take the direction of Col de la Madeleine by the RD213. At the level of Pérelles, take the path above the municipal services building. Take the path in the direction of Lac de la Grande Léchère.
Once at the lake, enjoy the scenery before heading back down by road to the village of Montgellafrey. Then go up towards Saint François Longchamp via the D76.

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Commune :
Saint François Longchamp - Montgellafrey
Adresse :


  • Picnic area
  • Public WC
  • Parking
  • Charging stations for electric vehicles
  • Charging station for 2 electric wheels


  • Accommodation
  • Restaurant


Free of charge.

Opening Time

From 01/05 to 31/10.

Spoken languages

  • English English
  • French French

Map & Points of Interest

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L’itinéraire en bref

  • Type d'itinéraire BOUCLE
  • Distance 21 km
  • Dénivelé positif 890 m
  • Dénivelé négatif 890 m
  • Altitude moyenne 1665 m
  • Altitude max. 1680 m
  • nces topoguides
    Electrically assisted bike guide edited by the Tourist Office.

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