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MTB track 14 red - Retord - les balcons du Mont Blanc - Espace FFC Ain Forestière

Sport, Cycling sports, Mountain biking itinerary in Haut-Valromey
29.0 km
3h 10min
Hard
  • The Plateau de Retord is an out-of-time corner of France, located right between Geneva and Lyon, one step away from Annecy and Chambéry. This wild plateau is known for its beautiful wild flowers, the typical housing architecture and wonderful panoramas on the Alps. The place is ideal to Mountain bike.

  • Follow the red signs number 16

    24 km long with an elevation gain of 450 m, this is the typical loop around the plateau. The trails will lead you to noticeable points called Ferme de Retord, Auberge de Cuvéry (where it is possible to grab something to eat on the way, the beautiful panorama of Tumet and the local summit Crêt du Nu.

    Do not forget to download the map before you go.

    Ski resort in winter, les Plans d'Hotonnes is also famous for its slopes, cross country and snowshoe...
    Follow the red signs number 16

    24 km long with an elevation gain of 450 m, this is the typical loop around the plateau. The trails will lead you to noticeable points called Ferme de Retord, Auberge de Cuvéry (where it is possible to grab something to eat on the way, the beautiful panorama of Tumet and the local summit Crêt du Nu.

    Do not forget to download the map before you go.

    Ski resort in winter, les Plans d'Hotonnes is also famous for its slopes, cross country and snowshoe tracks and the international biathlon centre where you can try your luck on the shooting range at any time of the year.

    You do not own a bike? Rent your mountain bike, e-bike, at the local rental shop Servi'Nature located at the starting point.
  • Departure
    Haut-Valromey
  • Free parking lots in front of the MTB rental shop Servi'Nature and in front of the Hotel Restaurant Berthet.

    Possibility to start from La Raymond close to the col de Cuvery.
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • Forest location
    • Mountain view
    • Mountain location
    • Isolated
    • Panoramic view
    • Presence of livestock and guard dogs
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Equipment
    • Free car park
    • Car park
    • Public WC
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
    • Motorhomes allowed
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