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Du village au Musée de la Grande Chartreuse

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse
7.1 km
3h
Very easy
  • (1) From the Tourist Office, turn right towards Chambéry, then after 10 m take the path on the left of the pond leading to the Plan de Ville. Cross this square and take the direction of Carlinière by the yellow marked path «on the left under the shopping mall Du Bois des Lièvres». Go down on the path then cross the stream «le Couzon» by a small concrete footbridge and follow the yellow marked path to Carlinière. (2) Continue on your left by the road in the direction of La Correrie. At the...
    (1) From the Tourist Office, turn right towards Chambéry, then after 10 m take the path on the left of the pond leading to the Plan de Ville. Cross this square and take the direction of Carlinière by the yellow marked path «on the left under the shopping mall Du Bois des Lièvres». Go down on the path then cross the stream «le Couzon» by a small concrete footbridge and follow the yellow marked path to Carlinière. (2) Continue on your left by the road in the direction of La Correrie. At the end of this road, in Bernière, follow the path which goes to the right along a typical Chartreuse barn. Admire on this passage in the direction of the Correrie, a magnificent view of the Dent de Crolles and Chamechaude overhanging the various hamlets of St Pierre de Chartreuse. Then continue on this path which will lead you by a slightly steep descent to the «Porte de l’Enclos» which is the gateway to the Grande Chartreuse Desert. (3) Join the departmental road linking St Pierre de Chartreuse and St Laurent du Pont and follow it on your right for 100 m, paying attention to the traffic, until you find a small pathway going up on the right marked out in yellow and red. Take this wooded path which leads to the road of the Grande Chartreuse Museum. You will end up taking this road for 200 m until you reach the Museum gate. (4) Return: At the exit of the Museum, take the path on the left that you took on the way to the departmental road linking St Pierre de Chartreuse and St Laurent Du Pont. (3) Cross the road and the pedestrian bridge. Admire the sculptures representing the arrival of St Bruno in Chartreuse. Take the path that goes up on the right towards the Grand Logis. Pass between the Chapelle St Hugues and the Hôtellerie du Grand Logis (former residence for the Monastery’s guests), (5) continue along the road on the left which descends to the Diat. Turn right, follow the road across the Pont de la Dame, then at the crossroads go straight ahead on the path between the houses which will take you back to the road which you will follow for a few metres. Cross the road to take the «sentier des 4 chemins» which allows you to go back up to St Pierre de Chartreuse via the paths.
  • Difference in height
    293 m
  • Plain text period
    From 01/04 to 31/10.

    Subject to favorable weather.
  • Environment
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
293 meters of difference in height
  • Maximum altitude : 911 m
  • Minimum altitude : 791 m
  • Total positive elevation : 293 m
  • Total negative elevation : -293 m
  • Max positive elevation : 44 m
  • Min positive elevation : -79 m
Services
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
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    • Pets supplement