The tour of the Himalayan Bridges of Monteynard

Description

Hike with the scent of adventure, dizzying sensations in dazzling colors, in the heart of a landscape worthy of the Mediterranean.
A hiking route with the possibility of crossing by boat.

Departure: Departure from La Mira pier in Treffort or Departure from Savel pier

Unique in France, 2 Himalayan footbridges allow you to go around Lake Monteynard and open up magnificent panoramas of the lake and the surrounding peaks.

You will cross the gorges of Drac and Ebron by an exotic forest route, connecting Matheysine to Trièves (or the reverse depending on your starting point Mayres-Savel or Treffort).

Drac footbridge
Length: 220 m, width: 1.20 m, height: 45 to 85 m depending on the height of the water.
Access from the Treffort side: 7.5 km from the Vignes car park, 9.5 km from the Mira pier.
Access from the Savel side: 3 km from the beach car park.

Ebron footbridge
Length: 180m, width: 1.20 m, height 45 to 85 m depending on the height of the water.
Access from the Savel side: 8 km from the beach car park
Access from the Treffort side: 2.5 km from the Vignes car park, 4.5 km from the La Mira pier.

Tower of the footbridges:
All audiences (a little sporty)
Distance: 12.5 km
Elevation gain: about 400 m
Estimated time: 4h30 on foot - Crossing by boat "La Mira" about 30 minutes.

Recommended routes:
1- Departure from the La Mira pier in Treffort -> Crossing the Mira * -> Return walk from the Mayres-Savel pier (towards the Drac footbridge).
2- Departure from the Savel pier -> La Mira crossing * -> Return walk from the La Mira pier to Treffort (towards the Ebron footbridge).
Possible routes:
3- Walk through the footbridges then return by boat to La Mira *
4- Combine the hike through the footbridges with a promenade cruise or a meal cruise *

* note, it is mandatory to book the boat online on the la-mira.com website


Track

Distance:
13 km
Positive level difference:
400 m
Daily duration:
4h 30min
Roaming duration:
1 day

Rates

Free access.

Means of payment
  •  Cash
  •  Bank/credit card

Equipments

  •  Not accessible in a wheelchair
  •  Sustainable development
  •  Outhouse
  •  Car park
  •  Pay car park
  •  Pets welcome
  •  Motorhomes allowed
  •  Coach access

Situation

  • Latitude: 44.872000
  • Longitude: 5.676000
 Route

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