11 of our best hikes in Bugey
From easy family walks to difficult hiking ascents, these 11 hikes will make your discover at your own rhythm the waterfalls of Glandieu, Cerveyrieu, Clairefontaine, the canyons of Thurignin, the impressive resurgence of the Groin, the Grand Colombier mountain and Retord Plateau.
Hiking maps in French can be found at the Tourism Information offices.
These hikes can also be downloaded for free on the App « Ain Outdoor » available on the App store and Google Play.
Please note that the water level of these waterfalls can vary a lot during the year, some of these streams and river unfortunately be dry during summer. Do not hesitate to get in touch with us by phone, email or on our Facebook page ahead of your hike to know if the sights are worth being visited during your hikes.
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Preserved nature and protected areas.
Labellisé Espace Naturel Sensible, le Massif du Grand Colombier, l’Arvière, les Gorges de Thurignin, la cascade de Cerveyrieu, la cascade de Glandieu, le massif de Fierloz représentent des enjeux de biodiversité importants. Le Grand Colombier et le Plateau de Retord sont également sites Natura 2000.
Nous vous remercions de profiter de la beauté et de respecter les richesses naturelles du Bugey.
Hikes are located in sensible natural areas, these represent important biodiversity concerns.
Thank you for enjoying the beauty and respecting natural resources by:
– Staying on the path and not walking on the fieds.
– Respetcing animals and agricultural activities.
– Respecting Private properties.
– Always closing gates behind you.
– Staying away and remaining calm close to livestock.
– Always keeping your dogs on a leash.
– Avoiding picking wild flowers.
– Bringing your rubbish back with you.