Theme Trail: "Along the Rhône in the footsteps of stoneworkers and bargemen"

  • sentier thématique, au fil du Rhône, bassin carrier, nord Isère, Bugey, Montalieu-Vercieu, Villebois, Vallée Bleue, Isle de la Serre, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Sault-Brénaz, Via Rhôna
  • sentier thématique, au fil du Rhône, bassin carrier, nord Isère, Bugey, Montalieu-Vercieu, Villebois, Vallée Bleue, Isle de la Serre, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Sault-Brénaz, Via Rhôna
sentier thématique, au fil du Rhône, bassin carrier, nord Isère, Bugey, Montalieu-Vercieu, Villebois, Vallée Bleue, Isle de la Serre, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Sault-Brénaz, Via Rhônasentier thématique, au fil du Rhône, bassin carrier, nord Isère, Bugey, Montalieu-Vercieu, Villebois, Vallée Bleue, Isle de la Serre, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Sault-Brénaz, Via Rhôna

Presentation

This walking and cycling itinerary across the Isle Crémieu plateau and Bugey offers the ideal opportunity to discover the history of this river flowing through the land of stone. The Montalieu-Villebois quarry basin is famous for its dimension stone.
The stone can be seen in the villages, of couse, but also in some of the big cities of Europe and even beyond. It tells a story of people and how their expertise and innovations shaped the landscape.
Période(s) d'ouvertureAll year round.
  • National :
    • National
Themes
  • Section :
    • Leisure
  • Tourist itinerary :
    • Tourist itinerary
  • Pedestrian sports :
    • Pedestrian sports
    • Course
  • Client profile :
    • Groups
    • Groupe Affaire/incentive (EN)
    • Client profile
Useful Information
  • Équipements & services :
    • Aire de pique-nique
    • Table d'orientation, Point de vue
    • Parking proche ou sur place
    • WC publics
  • Parking :
    • Parking
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Picnic area
    • Orientation board
  • Levels of sporting experience :
    • Level green –very easy
  • Services :
    • Motorhomes allowed
  • Documentation language(s) :
    • French
    • English
  • Storage for specific use :
    • Covered picnic area
  • Natures terrain :
    • Stone
    • Ground
    • Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)
    • Grit
    • Suitable for all terrain strollers
  • Bathroom/toilets :
    • Public WC
Accessibility
  • Accessibilité handicap :
    • Non accessible aux personnes en mobilité réduite

Good to know

Complément accueilDuring the summer season you'll find a number of recreational facilities at the Blue Valley outdoor activities centre.
Camper vans are allowed to park for up to 36 hours in Montalieu-Vercieu.

Tarifs

Free access.
Contact
Theme Trail: "Along the Rhône in the footsteps of stoneworkers and bargemen"
Base de loisirs de la Vallée Bleue
38390
Montalieu-Vercieu
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Phone : +33 4 74 95 19 10
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Sentier thématique "Au fil du Rhône, sur les traces des pierreux et des mariniers"
Base de loisirs de la Vallée Bleue
38390
Montalieu-Vercieu
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.824242
Longitude : 5.42077
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  • Difficulté :
    • Très facile
  • Route :
    • Distance (km) 16.2
    • Daily duration (minutes) 240
    • Elevation (m) 180
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