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Marcollin: The Feytaux of Marcollin

Hikes & walks in Marcollin

Marcollin: The Feytaux of Marcollin - Hikes & walks in Marcollin

Walk linking the village of Lentiol on the plateau overlooking the Bievre to the cultivated lands called "White Lands". Distance: 6 km - Duration: 2h - Altitude difference: +143 m - Level: Very easy - Located near the plateau, the place where the castle of Lentiol was located had a strategic position. It remains more vestiges of this medieval castle quoted since the twelfth century. At that time, the bièvre and the plateau Chambaran constituted a buffer zone between the possessions of Dauphine and those of the Counts of Savoy. Clashes regularly opposed them and the Dolphins built castles to defend their principality.

Description sheet

Departure municipalityMarcollin
Outing typeHike
Kilometres8 km
Altitude upon departure314m
Change in altitude365m


Depart from the town of Marcollin, latitude 45.3051200 (N 45° 18’ 18”), longitude 5.0870100 (E 5° 5’ 13”)


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