The Belleville Valley: your summer playground for walks!

And if you took advantage of the summer to discover the pedestrian paths of the Valley of Belleville and the 3 Valleys? The resorts of Saint-Martin, Menuires and Val Thorens offer hiking trails for all levels.

In total, there are no less than 50 hiking routes that will allow you to discover the sumptuous landscapes of the 3 Valleys in the summer version. !

Accompanied by High Mountain Guides to discover a glacier hike, or simply as a family along the 300 km marked trails, each at their own pace to experience an unforgettable vacation intensely at the mountain !


Perhaps you will be lucky enough to see pretty marmots on the banks of Lac du Lou, or chamois climbing the slopes of Mont du Borgne in the distance? Open your eyes, the mountains in summer have many surprises in store for you!

Maps of marked hiking trails and topoguides are on sale in certain shops, as well as in Tourist Offices, or from The House of Guides and the Mountain and Guides office

Ski lifts are accessible to pedestrians during the summer.

Find all the trail, hiking and mountain biking routes in the Vallée des Belleville on the free OpenRunner application or via this link

Hiking plans Val Thorens

Maps of hikes in the Belleville Valley and Les 3 Vallées

Many walking routes await you around Val Thorens :

L. Brochot
Summer landscape view Val Thorens
  • The very easy shepherd's path with its 50 meters of difference in altitude between Les Ménuires and Val Thorens. Duration: 1 hour.
  • Lac du Lou, a classic family walk with a 292 meter drop. Duration: 2 hours.
  • The Vallée Etroite pass above Lac du Lou for seasoned hikers with nearly 1 elevation changes. Duration: 000 hours.
  • The Péclet-Polset refuge with its 714 meters of altitude difference. Duration: 5h15.
  • The Tour de la Pointe de la Masse which offers an average elevation gain (1 meters) but a long distance: 077 kilometers. For trained walkers.

And if you want to discover the mountain differently, book your donkey ride or on the back of a pony which will delight the children.

Hike accompanied by a guide

Away from the crowds, the guides of the Vallée des Belleville will guide you to magical places to meet chamois, ibexes and marmots.

Prices and services offered by La Maison des Guides et de La Montagne

  • Day trips supervised by a guide
  • 4 people minimum and 8 people maximum, all levels
  • At the start of Val Thorens, Menuires or Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
  • Price: from 65€ / person
  • Bring walking shoes. Walking poles are strongly recommended.

More information : 06 63 81 53 41 / [email protected] /

Prices and services offered by the Bureau des Guides des Belleville

  • A multitude of themed hikes are available to you: ibex outings, sunset outings, marmot outings, etc.
  • From the age of 6
  • Price: from 15€ / child and 20€ / adult
  • Benefit from reductions with the Bureau des Guides Card

More information : 06 35 76 81 45 /

Was this content useful to you?