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Dan Cross

Hikes & walks in Poligny

Dan Cross - Hikes & walks in Poligny
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The Dan Cross dominates Poligny and offers a panoramic viewpoint to the Bresse plain. This 12-metre high steel cross, the origin of which is a mystery, is surrounded by many legends. A family walk or a romantic walk to be at one with nature.

Description sheet

DepartmentJura
Departure municipalityPoligny
Outing typeHike
DifficultyEasy
Duration1h45
Recommended periodfrom january to december
EnvironmentCountryside
Kilometres2.5 mi
Altitude upon departure330m
Change in altitude190m

Access

Depart from Poligny, at the car park near the swimming pool, at the bottom of the Plasne road.

Itinerary

White and red signposting.

1. Take the Plasne road (D68), then climb up the path on the left towards Dan Cross. When you arrive at the panoramic viewpoint, enjoy the view over the Miéry plain, then follow the fork in the road.

2. Continue on the left towards the Dan Cross and you will arrive at Saint Savin Cross (Saint Savin is the patron saint of Barretaine and Champvaux).

3. Continue for 150 m and pass the Dan Cross car park. Pass the iron gate and continue to the Dan Cross viewpoint.

Return via the same route.

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