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The Baroque Trail

Hikes & walks in Combloux

The Baroque Trail - Hikes & walks in Combloux
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The Baroque Trail invites you to discover 10 remarkable churches, chapels and numerous oratories. A stroll full of charm, accessible, which will allow you to discover some of the wonders of Baroque art. Stroller accessibility: no - Nature of the terrain: fields, stony path, secondary roads. Type of trail: sport hiking (by its duration) - Level of the hike: family hike - Marking: yes (panel with a cherub) - Circuit feasible in 2 stages: Combloux- Saint Nicolas de Véroce: about 4h. or Saint Nicolas de Véroce - Our Lady of the Gorge: about 3h. Tip: Have a car on arrival because there is no direct bus connection. Description: Departure from the church of Combloux, cross the center of the village to continue to the hamlet of Prairy (you will pass next to the Saint Mark cross, a sawmill in activity, old farms), then cross the national and continue towards Les Choseaux before joining the Cupelin Chapel (St Gervais les Bains), the chapel of Gollet, then go up towards Saint Nicolas de Véroce (after passing by the Chapel of the Combe, Chapel of Plans, Chapel of Chattrix) where you will appreciate the beauty of the recently renovated church. Next to the church, you can visit the museum of sacred art. From Saint Nicolas de Véroce, go down to join the village of Contamines Montjoie (church) then at the bottom of the valley Notre Dame de la Gorge church.

Description sheet

DepartmentHaute-Savoie
Departure municipalityCombloux
Outing typeHike
DifficultyAthletic
Duration6h50
Kilometres11.8 mi
Altitude upon departure923m
Change in altitude805m

Access

Departure from the municipality of Combloux, latitude 45.896072 (N 45 ° 53 '46 "), longitude 6.641665 (E 6 ° 38' 30")

Itinerary

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