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Randonnée pédestre - Du Nant en Rhône

Walking/pedestrian in Clarafond-Arcine
12.8 km
Walking/pedestrian
3h 30min
Easy
  • A trail that reveals the region's environmental and historic diversity. Breathtaking views on the mountains nearby. Spectacular gorge, pillars of rock, suspension bridge and picnic area on the banks of the Rhône.

    On the "Nant to Rhône" trail located within the boundaries of Clarafond-Arcine and Eloise, you'll find the brand new interpretive path laid out by the Syndicat intercommunal d’Aménagement du Vuache (SIAV) so that you can discover something about the region's animals, flowers,...
    A trail that reveals the region's environmental and historic diversity. Breathtaking views on the mountains nearby. Spectacular gorge, pillars of rock, suspension bridge and picnic area on the banks of the Rhône.

    On the "Nant to Rhône" trail located within the boundaries of Clarafond-Arcine and Eloise, you'll find the brand new interpretive path laid out by the Syndicat intercommunal d’Aménagement du Vuache (SIAV) so that you can discover something about the region's animals, flowers, legends and archaeological remains.
    From the car park at the Crêt du feu, the trail follows an easy, signposted walk dotted with 16 information panels. You can also enjoy breathtaking views of the Vuache and Jura Mountains, the River Rhône, and a number of geological curiosities such as the spectacular Parnant Gorge and the pillars of rock known as "Fairy Chimneys". You can cross the Rhône on a suspension bridge or timber footbridges, or take a rest in the shade of the trees on a picnic area with tables and benches.
    There are two versions of this walk: 3hrs 30mins (8.5 kms) or 4hrs 30mins (12.5 kms). A free leaflet is available on request from SIAV.
  • Deals
    3-star hotel-restaurant (Le Fartorêt) in Eloise.
  • Difference in height
    476 m
  • Plain text period
    From 01/01 to 31/12.
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
Points of interest
1 Musée paysan
The museum in Eloise features collections of objects from the village as well as from the Maison du Terroir, originally owned by the much-missed Marius Fillion.<br/>Collection of glazed earthenware pottery, wooden wine press, tools and machines of craftsmen and farmers. Upstairs is the bedroom with Savoyard cradles, furniture, embroidered linen, old toys...
This museum is managed by the association "mémoire de la Semine".
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476 meters of difference in height
  • Maximum altitude : 614 m
  • Minimum altitude : 344 m
  • Total positive elevation : 476 m
  • Total negative elevation : -476 m
  • Max positive elevation : 152 m
  • Min positive elevation : -189 m