Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Photo gallery

This exceptional circuit begins with the climb to Albiez-le-Jeune, which includes over 40 hairpins! It continues below the Aiguilles d’Arves and finishes with a steep descent through the Combe des Moulins - where the famous Opinel knife was born.

Map and points of interest

Let's go


This circuit is nothing other than the combination of routes 17A and 17B. It can be done in both ways.

Period of opening

All year round.


  • Marked route Marked
  • Itinerary type Loop

Equipment & services

  • Picnic area
  • Bar
  • Public WC
  • Car park
  • Orientation board
  • Covered car park
  • Parking
  • Coach parking
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Restaurant


Free access.

Plus d'infos

Municipality : Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Adress :


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Itinerary overview

  • Difficulty
    Difficulty Level black - very hard
  • Positive elevation
    Positive elevation 1020 m
  • Distance
    Distance 36.5 km
  • Negative elevation
    Negative elevation 1020 m
  • Maximum altitude
    Maximum altitude 1638
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