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Walking/pedestrian in Jonzier-Épagny

12.2 km
Walking/pedestrian
3h 55min
Hard
  • This easy route along the gentle hills at the foot of Vuache allows you to enjoy the rural hotspots of the region. The route is marked with posts which explain a little about the sights as you pass them.
    The first part of the route has been specially designed for wheelchair access, with many specially-adapted tourist amenities (disabled parking, accessible picnic tables, drinking water fountain, information board, disabled ramp, 360° tables etc).

    Anti-clockwise route

    FROM THE CAR PARK AT...
    This easy route along the gentle hills at the foot of Vuache allows you to enjoy the rural hotspots of the region. The route is marked with posts which explain a little about the sights as you pass them.
    The first part of the route has been specially designed for wheelchair access, with many specially-adapted tourist amenities (disabled parking, accessible picnic tables, drinking water fountain, information board, disabled ramp, 360° tables etc).

    Anti-clockwise route

    FROM THE CAR PARK AT VIGNY TO SAVIGNY: 1h 25
    Set off in the direction of Les Longues Reisses via a wide gravel trail. Follow directions for Epagny with the return journey path on your right. At the crossroads, it is advised to make a detour to the observation post. The 360 degree views there are breathtaking.
    Continue straight on and look out for a grassy path on the left from which you will leave the wide path you are on.
    For persons of restricted mobility, stay on this path until you reach the orchard, from which point it is necessary to continue on foot.
    Leave the grassy path through the hedge on the left to proceed along a narrow path which meanders between trees. Keep going down a slope at the edge of the forest. You will then pass by a small wetland. Follow the signage in order to stay on the road and cut a few corners on the way to the centre of Epagny. Take a right in the direction of Murcier and when you reach a small car park turn off via a small tarmacked road on the left which descends, followed by a wide path. When you arrive at the fields take a right turn on the flat (signposted) and rejoin the road in the direction of Murcier. Take a left in the direction of Savigny on a wide gravel path leading back to the road which leads to the church at Savigny.

    FROM SAVIGNY TO CHAMPS FANS: 1h
    Take a right onto the straight road in the direction of Cortagy, then right again to La Maisonette. After having passed the last houses, take a right turn by a wall on your left onto a grassy trail running parallel with the road. At the crossroads continue straight on to get to La Maisonette. Follow directions for Champs Fans by following the signs taking you through fields and along hedges and then following a small road.

    FROM CHAMPS FANS TO THE CAR PARK AT VIGNY: 1h 30
    Cross over the D7 and continue straight in the direction of Fontagny on a wide gravel trail and take a left turn when you reach the Y-shaped crossroads. At Fontagny, continue in the direction of Les Plans by following the signs across farmland, then take a left onto a gravel road in the direction of Jurens. At the Jurens crossroads - 650m, turn right in the direction of Bois du Mont. When you reach the reservoir, follow the path on the left that climbs gently. Follow signage to get to Pré Carré. Take a right turn for Les Longues Reisses and via a climb, rejoin the crossroads from the trail at Longues Reisses, then turn left to reach the car park at Vigny.
  • 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 Réservoir des Longues Reisses viewing point
At the place known as "Les Longues Reisses", situated on the hills of Vigny, at the level of the reservoir a spectacular view awaits you of the chain of Mont Blanc, les Aravis and the Genevois plain (viewpoint indicator board).