Loop around Chamrousse

  • Pedestrian
  • Medium - blue level
  • Dedicated to families with children
half day
Departure: Chamrousse 1750 - Roche-Béranger Tourist Office (or Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin).
In less than 3 hours, take a tour of the resort ! Chamrousse 1750 > Vallons lake > Chamrousse 1650 > Chamrousse 1750!
Warning: this route is not referred to as "tour de Chamrousse" on the signposts.
With its small vertical drop and the easy access to the resort, this walk will please the people willing to discover hiking. Take the time to contemplate the scenery or have a short break at lake Vallons.
From the commercial galerie of Roche-Béranger, take the path climbing up till the Vallons lake. Walk down the hill until the side of the resort 1650 (Recoin) to get back to the starting point by the pedestrian path, in the bottom of the resort.

☆ Little extra: "Hiking star" a medal for children in summer too!
Showing us a picture taken during their hike, courageous little walkers will be awarded a diploma with their name + bronze star "Vallons lake" on sale (2.50€ at the Tourist Offices) to wear proudly on the backpack.
Animals allowed: in summer, leashed dogs are allowed on all trails. The shepherd who works in Chamrousse in summer does not have patous.
Opening periodFrom 07/06 to 31/10.

Subject to snow conditions.
Loop around Chamrousse
478 avenue du Père Tasse
Chamrousse 1750 / 1650
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
    • English
Type of route: Type of route: : BOUCLE
km (distance) 6 km (distance)
minutes (session length) 120 minutes (session length)
metres (positive drop) 340 metres (positive drop)
metres (negative drop) 340 metres (negative drop)


- Departure/Arrival
- Point of interest
Circuit n° 1
Station road access from Grenoble: Rocade Sud > exit no. 2 "Uriage" > Route départementale 111 (RD 111) on the Luitel or Seiglières side.
Recommended parking :
- Chamrousse 1750 - Main parking lot (P3): 390 avenue du Père Tasse (100 m and around 2 minutes' walk)
- Chamrousse 1650 - Parking Henry Duhamel (P7): avenue Henry Duhamel (200 m and about a 2-minute walk)

Public transport - Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin and Chamrousse 1750 - Roche Béranger stops:
• T87 bus line (to/from Grenoble), "Chamrousse 1650" and "Chamrousse 1750" stop
• seasonal bus lines:
- [winter] Transaltitude (to/from Grenoble), "CHAMROUSSE 1650 - Recoin" stop and "CHAMROUSSE 1750 Roche Béranger" stop + Skibus 707 (to/from Uriage), "CHAMROUSSE LE RECOIN" stop and "CHAMROUSSE ROCHE BERANGER" stop
- [summer] Estibus 707 (to/from Grenoble), "CHAMROUSSE LE RECOIN" stop and "CHAMROUSSE ROCHE BERANGER" stop

Good to know:
• resort shuttle:
- "Télécabine (1650)" gondola stop (to/from Chamrousse 1750 - Roche Béranger and Chamrousse 1600 - Arselle plateau/nordic area)
- "Centre Commercial (1750)" (to/from Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin and Chamrousse 1600 - Arselle plateau/nordic area)
• transport on demand (TAD) TouGo - line G701 to/from Uriage: "Chamrousse - Le Recoin" stop and "Chamrousse - Roche Béranger" stop.
  • Mobilité :
    • Bus stop 500 m away
    • Shuttle stop 300 m away
General informations
  • Services :
    • Pets allowed
  • Additional openings :
    • Depending on snow conditions
Equipments & Services
  • Parking :
    • Parking facilities nearby


Panoramic view of the Grenoble valley, picnic area at the Lac des Vallons. This loop includes several ways to come back to the resort at any time.



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