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The pointe d'Autigny from the center of Abondance

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Abondance
9.0 km
3h 25min
Medium
  • Magnificent views from the summit, from Lac Léman to Mont-Blanc. You'll cross the Autigny chalets and discover the imposing ridge of Mont Chauffé.

  • The Pointe d'Autigny hike with its three crosses is a round trip from the village square in Abondance.

    You'll climb up through the forest and then into the mountain pastures.

    After crossing the Col de la Plagne, you'll pass the magnificent Autigny chalets, offering unobstructed views of the Ubine valley and Mont Chauffé, the Cornettes de Bise and Abondance.

    It's in these mountain pastures, where dairy cows graze, that Abondance cheese is produced.

    You will then reach the three...
    The Pointe d'Autigny hike with its three crosses is a round trip from the village square in Abondance.

    You'll climb up through the forest and then into the mountain pastures.

    After crossing the Col de la Plagne, you'll pass the magnificent Autigny chalets, offering unobstructed views of the Ubine valley and Mont Chauffé, the Cornettes de Bise and Abondance.

    It's in these mountain pastures, where dairy cows graze, that Abondance cheese is produced.

    You will then reach the three crosses and the Pointe d'Autigny (1808 m altitude), from where you can admire Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc. There's also an orientation table. Don't forget your picnic to enjoy the panorama!
  • Departure
    Abondance
  • At the exit of the village of Abondance, in the direction of La Chapelle d'Abondance, take the road on the left towards the hamlet of Le Mont. In the hamlet of Le Mont, continue on road to your right towards the Sauvage car park, then take the carriageway which will lead you to a small car park.
  • Plain text period
    From 15/05 to 19/11.
    Accessible outside the snow season and subject to weather conditions. Please check with the Tourist Office beforehand for current access conditions. Recommended season: spring - summer - autumn.
  • Environment
    • Forest location
    • Village 2 km away
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Equipment
    • Parking
    • Free car park
    • Car park
    • Orientation board
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Dogs must be kept on a leash due to the presence of herds.
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