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Come and discover the mountain pastures at the foot of the Aiguilles d'Arves by joining the Chalet de la Croë.

Map and points of interest

Let's go


- Access to the chalet only on foot (30 / 40min)
On the itinerary of the Savoyard Discovery Walk of the Needles
Easy walk, accessible with young children, 200m elevation.
Possibility of on-site catering and unusual accommodation (dome geodesic).

- By car :
From Albiez-Montrond (chief town of Le Plan): drive towards the Col du Mollard, after passing Les Rieux, take the direction of Chalmieu, cross this hamlet and join the TV relay parking lot.
From St Jean d'Arves (Les Chambons) : drive towards St Jean de Maurienne, at the Belleville dam take the direction of Albiez Montrond, reach the Chalmieu, cross this hamlet toward the TV relay parking lot.

[COVID 19 :

- Mandatory booking
- Mandatory mask
- Individual hydroalcoholic gel highly recommended
- On the terrace and in the dining room at least 1 meter distance between each table
- No more than 10 people on the same table and notion of social group,
people who agreed to share the same table.
- Setting up take-out meals
- Wearing a mandatory mask when moving for customers
- Wearing a mask and personal protection during service and in the kitchen
if the distance of 1m cannot be respected
- Signs for the direction of movement
- Disinfection equipment available in several places
- Favor individual material
- Protection and disinfection of trade areas with customers (cash desk, information points)

Overnight in dome or tent:
- Mandatory booking
- Mandatory mask
- Obligatory personal sleeping bag
- Individual hydroalcoholic gel highly recommended
- One dome per family (5 people max per dome)
- Disinfection and ventilation the day of the domes after each night
- Authorized bivouac area with personal equipment
- Possibility to rent tent or down in low quantity
(no possibility of washing on site)

Period of opening

From 20/06 to 30/09.


  • Marked route Marked
  • Itinerary type Out and back

Equipment & services

  • Pets welcome

Plus d'infos

Municipality : Albiez-Montrond
Adress :
Le Chalmieu

Bons plans

The "PSD" is accessible with a baby stroller. The 2hours loop itinerary is equiped with interactive terminals informing you about the life in the mountains : alpine pasture, Beaufort cheese...


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Itinerary overview

  • Positive elevation
    Positive elevation 200 m
  • Maximum altitude
    Maximum altitude 2070
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