Mountain bike itinerary: in and around Faverges n°4 GreenFaverges-Seythenex
Mountain biking itinerary
Change in altitude (uphill) 52m
Difficulty Very easy
- Maximum altitude Not reported
All year round.
Subject to snow conditions.
A leisurely ride through Faverges Valley, along the Glière River, with
Mont-Blanc and Les Bauges in the background. Landmarks to visit: archaeological museum, tower and museum of Faverges castle.
Track n°4 -GREEN
12.5km D+/- : 80m
From the Carré des Tisserands parking lot, take Route d’Albertville towards “centre ville” (town centre), and then take the 1st right onto Rue de la Gare and ride until it intersects the bike path, turn left here – or take a short detour to visit the Viuz-Faverges Archeological Museum, in this case continue straight on Route de Thônes and then left on Route de Viuz – Take the bike path to a place called Les Perrières, and when you arrive at a dirt path named “Chemin des Planches de la Gare”, turn left and follow the path to the Giez golf course (Chemin de Rosaz). Cross the golf course near Le Birdie hotel – or take a short detour to visit the church and enjoy beautiful views of Mont Blanc – Turn left on Route de Saint-Gingolph, continue heading straight on Route de Rovagny, and then descend through the clearing to D142 road, which will take you to the hamlet of Englannaz.
Cross the hamlet until you reach D2508 road, and then take the bridge that crosses over the Glière river; turn right to enter Parc des Pins, then ride alongside the stadium and protection wall. When you reach the “boulodrome” (petanque courts), turn left towards “centre ville” (town centre); take Rue Nicolas Blanc back to your starting point or ride all the way up to Faverges Castle to enjoy the museum and the panoramic views from the top of the tower.
Free access. 5 mountain bike routes kit to purchase for 3€ in the Faverges and Doussard Tourist Offices.Accepted means of payment
Information updated by Office de Tourisme des Sources du Lac d'Annecy
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