Loop around the Arselle plateau

  • Pedestrian
  • Easy - green level
  • Dedicated to families with children
Hiking route.
Departure : from the reception of the Arselle Plateau.
Arselle peatbog is airy and flowery in summer. It is a preserved area that seems like Canada. Information signs will make your visit of this sensitive natural space more enjoyable.

⚠ Warning: the Arselle plateau is a protected area (peat bog classified as an APPB - Arrêtés Préfectoraux de Protection Biotope), so there are a few rules to respect to help protect it. Fire, wild camping, bivouac, picking and dumping of waste are strictly forbidden. Please stay on the path around it, it is forbidden to go on the plateau in order to preserve the fragile environment.
Pets allowed: during summer dogs are allowed on all trails on a leash (please avoid taking them to the Arselle plateau, which is a sensitive natural area). The shepherd who works in Chamrousse in the summer has no Pyrenean Mountain Dog.
Opening periodFrom 07/06 to 15/10.
Loop around the Arselle plateau
Chamrousse 1600
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
Type of route: Type of route: : BOUCLE
km (distance) 3.6 km (distance)
minutes (session length) 75 minutes (session length)
metres (positive drop) 80 metres (positive drop)
metres (negative drop) 80 metres (negative drop)
Arselle plateau
Chamrousse 1600 - Plateau de l'Arselle Chamrousse 1600 - Plateau de l'Arselle
- Departure/Arrival
- Point of interest
Circuit n° 1
Public transport - stop Chamrousse 1600 - Arselle plateau:
• seasonal bus lines only:
- [winter] Skibus 707 (to/from Uriage), "CHAMROUSSE DOMAINE NORDIQUE" nordic area stop
- [summer] Estibus 707 (to/from Grenoble), "CHAMROUSSE DOMAINE NORDIQUE" stop.
• resort shuttle: "Plateau de l’Arselle Domaine nordique (1600)" stop (to/from Chamrousse 1750 - Roche Béranger and Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin)
General informations
  • Services :
    • Pets allowed
To note
  • Environment :
    • Bus stop 500 m away
    • Public transport stop 500m away
    • Shuttle stop 300 m away
    • In a nature reserve
    • In the mountains


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