Grand-Haury - Montmayeur castle

Arvier

  • Difficulties:
    E - Excursionist
  • Best period:
    from 01/04 to 31/10
  • Departure:
    Grand-Haury (1178 m)
  • Arrival:
    Montmayeur (1156 m)
  • Difference in level:
    59 m
  • length:
    817 m
  • Ascent:
    0h17
  • Trail sign:
    2A
  • GPS tracks:
    GPX , KML

Montmayeur castle was built in 1271 by Anselmo and Aimone d’Avise on a steep cliff on the right bank of the Dora of Valgrisenche stream, in a dominant position at the beginning of the valley.


Description of the route

By car, after Arvier’s church, follow the signs first for La Crête, then for Verney, Petit-Haury and finally Grand-Haury hamlets (10-minute drive).
After leaving the car in the parking lot at the beginning of Grand-Haury hamlet, take path n.2A under a vaulted passage between two old houses and continue slighty downhill crossing meadows, a drained marshy area and along a stream.
After reaching the fork with route n.2 that goes up from the other side of the valley turn right and continue until the castle remains.

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