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Around Paladru lake

Rue des Lilas, Charavines
27.07 km Distance
278 m Positive elevation
276 m Negative elevation
617 m Max. altitude
Medium Difficulty



A beautiful blue jewel in a natural green showcase, Lac de Paladru provides a stunning backdrop to this itinerary, which also passes by archaeological and heritage gems such as the Musée de Charavines and Château de Virieu.

Start in Charavines: head towards the leisure centre, then continue along the shores of Lac de Paladru.
In Montferrat, just after the La Véronnière marsh, turn right towards Saint-Pierre-de-Paladru.
Then turn left towards Valencogne and continue on the D17 to Le Pin.
Continue on the D17, then turn left to return to the starting point.

This circular route follows the shores of France's 5th largest natural lake. Enjoy beautiful scenery of the lake with turquoise water and explore the rich heritage of the area.


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