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Walks and hikes

More than 100 kilometers of marked footpaths around St Sorlin d'Arves. Easy walks or audacious assaults, lot of opportunies to discover alpine moutain.

CARTE IGN 3335 ET and 3435ET : on sale at "Lolita Boutique"

HIKING GUIDE BOOKS : 5 € on sale at the Tourist Office or by mail (download your order)

CARTOGUIDE 6€ on sale at the Tourist Office


With the many lakes and many landscapes St Sorlin has a beautiful environment and many hiking trails. Below walks and hikes possible around St Sorlin:

La vallée des Prés Plans
Easy out-and-back walk giving access to the old village of Les Prés Plans with a chapel dating from 1630 and a number of farms. Lengh: 1h30 return
Start: hotel-restaurant Le Gros Caillou (D5 on village map) follow signs for « Vieux Village des Prés Plans » way marking.
Accesible for handicapped persons

Le tour des petits lacs d'altitude (Potron et Guichard)
Easy walk around the small high lakes. Panoramic area giving views over the Arvan Valley. Lengh : 1h - Start: Col de la Croix de Fer track passing under the stele.
Ideal picnic place

Lac Laitelet
Recommended spot to stop and enjoy the view. Very easy access along the road.
Access : RD 926, 1 km below the Col de la Croix de Fer.
Ideal picnic place

Les trois lacs
This hike is a little bit longer from the others, but it is not difficult. You can reach the beautifull site called ?les 3 lacs? (the 3 lakes) at the foot of the Etendard glacier.

Start Col de la Croix de Fer, follow signs for « Refuge de l'Etendard ».
Lengh : 5h Ramp: 366m to get to the refuge (catering).


Services Pets welcome


Hinking trails : open access

Hiking guide for sale at the Tourist Office : 5€
Cartoguide : 6 €

Town hall of Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves

73530 Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves
Tel: 04 79 59 71 77
Pets welcome
From 01/05 to 30/11.
Depends on the snow.
Ask the Tourist Office for more information.
Weather forecast
Map of the village