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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More details on hiking trails:
Hike : Armaille Lake
Arboys en Bugey
Hiking from Thoys, the circuit follows the Armaille stream to the lake of the same name in the undergrowth of the South Bugey.
Hiking on the foot of the 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: Sentier des Charteux
From Lochieu, in the footsteps of the Carthusian monks who lived on the site of Arvières in the Grand Colombier massif, discovery of the Arvières national forest: ruins of the former Carthus...
Hiking in Bugey: Crêtes de Sur Lyand
From the combe du Cimetière after the Col de la Biche on the territory of Brénaz, in the heart of the Grand Colombier massif: discover the crests, pastures and the site of Arvières (former C...
Hiking in Bugey: up to Chanduraz from Charaillin
From the hamlet of Charaillin in the commune of Chavornay, an ascent to Chanduraz at an altitude of 1218 metres on the Grand Colombier massif: at the belvedere, a very open view on the Valro...
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...
Hike of the Grand Colombier starting from Munet
For a long time in the calm slopes oof the Massif du Grand Colombier forest, you will discover the panoramic views of the summit and the rock of Chanduraz during your ascent from the hamlet ...
Hike in Bugey: 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)
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...