The Soliet'lake & Ribon'Valley

at Bessans

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  • This itinerary crosses a magnificent larch forest, home to a diversity of wildlife including birds, deer and chamois. A lovely little lake with an uninterrupted panoramic view of the valley.
    Many stones engraved by herdsmen. Water fountain.

    Leave Bessans on Rue de la Chapelette heading towards the Ribon valley. Follow the path parallel to the D902 road, then cross the road and the Ribon mountain stream and continue along the road for 150 metres. Take the path on the left which starts with a few steps carved into the rock. At the fountain, take the lefthand path leading to the small Soliet lake. Continue on the path above the Ribon gorges which then leads down to Pierre-Grosses. Cross the river, go down the track and turn left onto the Chemin du Petit Bonheur which takes you to back to the Soliet car park.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/07 to 01/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
  • Access
    • Public transport at 0 m
  • Environment
    • In the forest
    • Near shuttle stop
    • View onto lake, body of water, river, canal
    • Mountain view
    • In the mountains
    • In the town centre
  • Spoken languages
    • fr*
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
      • chiens tenus en laisse ( présence de troupeaux )
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