A pleasant hike in the middle of a calm and wild nature. Located on the Aravis range, The mountain pastures of Mont-Ferront are on a Zone
Natural (ZNIEFF): you can therefore see a great diversity of birds in this sector.
From Chéron to Creux de Varny: 45 minutes
From the chapel, take the tarmac road on the left. Go up to the last house, and at the end of the road, take the path that goes up into the forest on your left. Then follow the white and red markings of the GR 96. At the first intersection, turn right. After about 30 minutes of climbing, you will reach a parking lot, Creux de Varny.
From Creux de Varny to Mont-Ferront: 35 minutes
Behind the explanatory panel, climb the "single-track" path which climbs into the forest. Cross the forest road and take the path opposite. After about 30 minutes on foot, you will reach the mountain pasture. The Notre-Dame des Chalets chapel in the Mont-Ferront mountain pasture is actually an oratory, erected in 1954. Continue on the path to gain height and admire the panorama.
From Mont-Ferront to Chéron: 50 minutes
Return by the same route.Marking : The trail is marked with signs.Admission fee : Free access. Detailed sheet available at the Tourist Office.Opening : From 01/04 to 15/11.
Subject to favorable weather.