Heritage trail of the abandoned hamlets of Saint Alban des Villards



Abandoned during the 20th century, these small hamlets have stories to tell you, those of the life of yesteryear in the mountains.
A hike through ruins and stories...
A discovery hike...
- Hiking loop from the town hall of Saint Alban des Villards
- Distance 9km | Difference in altitude 670m | Duration 4h
- Discovery of three abandoned hamlets and old mountain pastures
- Hike in 12 stages presenting the history of these sites
- Follow the heritage markup
- Possibility to discover only the hamlet of Bouchet (2h) or the hamlets of Rivaud and Bon Mollard (2h), departure also in front of the town hall.
- Itinerary not accessible in the winter season

WARNING: do not venture into the ruins, risk of falling rocks.
Période(s) d'ouvertureAll year round.
Heritage trail of the abandoned hamlets of Saint Alban des Villards
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
In Short
  • Section :
    • Cultural
  • Route :
    • Distance (km) 9
    • Daily duration (minutes) 240
    • Elevation (m) 670
  • Pedestrian sports :
    • Pedestrian sports
    • Course
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  • Services :
    • Pets welcome


Sentier patrimonial des hameaux abandonnés de Saint Alban des Villards
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.315555
Longitude : 6.257862