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Hiking trails in Bugey Sud

Hiking trails in Bugey Sud

Hiking 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 in Bugey Sud at your own pace.

Overall hiking map of Bugey Sud

Download our map and discover the 34 nicest trails in Bugey Sud
8 maps with descriptions and a book guide with 71 hikes in Bugey are sold in our Tourist information offices.

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

Download our hiking maps (English version coming soon):

Hiking maps can be found in the tourist information offices.

Get in touch with us at contact@bugey-sud-tourisme.fr or on our Facebook page for more information and tips to enjoy the nicest hikes in the area!

More details on hiking trails:

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Hike starting from Parves-et-Nattages: le circuit du Sorbier

Parves et Nattages

From the Parves viewpoint, this hike crosses the hamlets of Montpellaz and Sorbier to reach Grand Ecrivieux in Massignieu-de-Rives, offering a very beautiful view of the Belley basin.

  • Level bue - Medium
Hike : Lake and vineyards


Hiking from Lake Barterand through the Bugey vineyards.

  • Level green –very easy
Hike: Innimond cross starting from Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses


Hike from the crossroads of Saint Germain les Paroisses. A sporty climb will take you to the Croix d'Innimond, rewarding a panoramic view of the south of Bugey and the entire chain of the A...

  • Level red – hard
Randonnée pédestre "ballade nature"


  • Level bue - Medium
GR® de Pays - Tour du Pays de Lhuis et d'Izieu


  • Level black - very hard
The path of the stars


The Chemin des étoiles is a 2.3 km thematic trail in the heart of nature with totems representing the solar system, weather phenomena, local fauna and flora. It is located on the path leadin...

Hike of the Clairefontaine waterfall


Hike starting from Virieu-le-Grand leading to the impressive Clairefontiane waterfall.

  • Level bue - Medium

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