Walk No. 47 - Tour of the Upper Giffre on foot

Walk No. 47 - Tour of the Upper Giffre on foot


This superb tour combines several hikes set out in the guide published by the Upper Giffre association.

It enables you to explore all the facets of the Upper Giffre: the valley, its history and its population, the forests, the mountain pastures, and the mountain trails that provide some splendid panoramic views. The tour takes 6 or 11 days to complete and is intended for experienced hikders.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Difference in altitude: 79 m
Starting altitude: 1,691m
Finishing altitude: 1,770 m
Particular difficulties: none
Guide reference: Upper Giffre valley ramblers' guide.
Recommended period June to the first snowfalls.

Day 1: hiking time 7 hours 30 minutes
Day 2: hiking time 5 hours
Day 3: hiking time 6 hours 30 minutes
Day 4: hiking time 7 hours 30 minutes
Day 5: hiking time 8 hours 15 minutes
Day 6: hiking time 7 hours 10 minutes


  • Parking

From 07/01 to 08/31 : open daily.

Latitude : 46.128728

Longitude : 6.712646

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