Hiking trails in Bugey Sud
Hike in Bugey !
At less than 1h from Annecy and Geneva, and 1h30 from Lyon, a large number of hikes with watefalls and beautiful panoramas can be admired from Bugey Sud at your own pace.
Have a look at our 3D interactive map to discover hikes locations, their lengths and starting points.
3D interactive map of hikes in Bugey
Get an overall view of the hiking trails available in our region and identify starting points, locations and lengths on the 3D interactive map in du Bugey Sud.
Click on the loops to get information about each hiking trail.
A perfect area for trail running.
On Xavier Thevenard’s territory (multiple times UTMB winner) nature and mountains of Bugey offers loads of possibilities for trails runners.
Get your running shoes and discover lakes, forests, ridges, rivers and waterfalls along your way.
If you are into steep trails and elevation gain challenges, the slopes of the Grand Colombier starting from Culoz or Munet are just the inclines you are looking for.
Hiking trails in Bugey
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Randonnée du pied du Grand Colombier
A long hike from Artemare to cross the slopes of the Grand Colombier massif as the writer Paul Claudel did in his time, often along the rivers of Valromey: Séran, Laval, Arvières and Groin....
Hike: Gorges de Thurignin
From Artemare to the heights of Belmont Luthézieu to discover the secrets of the Seran river.
To discover along the way: the Thurignin Gorges, the Cerveyrieu waterfall and the Massignieu wi...
Hike : Chanduraz from Béon
Hike with a significant elevation gain with various points of interest along the way:
-Ruins of Luyrieu's castle.
-Panorama from Chanduraz (alt. 1218 m)
Hike in Bugey: Les crêtes d'Hergues
Starting from the hairpin down the Col de la Biche, the Hergues ridge circuit offers a succession of panoramic views to cut through the brimstone by following the ridges to the magnificent v...
Hiking trail offering a beautiful view from the hamlet of Nivollet.
Maximum altitude: 995 m.
Discovery of the hamlet of Egieu and the villages of Armix, mountain villages, Rossillon and Ch...
Hike of the Saracens
Starting from Chatel in the commune of Culoz, this rarely visited Saracens circuit offers very beautiful views of the Rhône, Chautagne and Lac du Bourget. It joins the ruins of a watchtower ...