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Bernard Rock Circuit

Hikes & walks in Bellefontaine

One of the most beautiful panoramic viewpoints over the valley. After an easy approach to the lakes, steep climb to the plateau in the Risoux forest where there is a superb panoramic view over the lakes and the peat bogs, the forest and the villages of Bellefontaine and Chapelle-des-Bois.

Description sheet

Departure municipalityBellefontaine
Outing typeHike
Recommended periodfrom may to october
Kilometres12 km
Altitude upon departure1050m
Change in altitude260m


Depart from the village of Bellefontaine.


Climb up to the lakes. Veer right on to Feuillat and climb up through the forest to the panoramic viewpoint. Then, continue towards Gaillard Chalet, where you will be able to stop for refreshments. Descend along the forest road via the Ministres Chalet. Return to the start of the walk.

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