randonneur

The Fournette Source

at Aussois

  • Forest and a spring

  • From the Maison d'Aussois, walk along the road (Route des Barrages) for 300 metres. After the first bend, turn right to follow the path towards Les Balmes. The path rises through the forest and rejoins the Route des Barrages. Next, head towards Les Balmes on an earth track until you reach the Fournette spring just below the road. This itinerary follows a road which was built in the 1890s for military purposes, to establish a defensive position and protect the valley from the threat of...
    From the Maison d'Aussois, walk along the road (Route des Barrages) for 300 metres. After the first bend, turn right to follow the path towards Les Balmes. The path rises through the forest and rejoins the Route des Barrages. Next, head towards Les Balmes on an earth track until you reach the Fournette spring just below the road. This itinerary follows a road which was built in the 1890s for military purposes, to establish a defensive position and protect the valley from the threat of Italian invasion. You may choose to return via the St Pierre gorge path.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 15/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
  • Access

    • Public transport at 0 m
  • Environment

    • In the forest
    • Near shuttle stop
    • Mountain view
    • In the mountains
    • In the town centre
  • Spoken languages

  • Documentation

    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
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