The Belleville Valley: your summer playground for walking!

Why not take advantage of the summer to discover the footpaths of the Belleville Valley and the 3 Valleys? The resorts of Saint-Martin, Les Menuires and Val Thorens offer walking trails for all levels.

In all, there are no fewer than 50 walking routes to discover the sumptuous landscapes of the 3 Valleys in summer. !

Accompanied by High Mountain Guides, discover a world of adventure. glacier hikingor simply as a family along the 300 km of signposted trails, everyone can set their own pace for an unforgettable holiday. to the mountains!


Perhaps you'll be lucky enough to spot some pretty marmots on the banks of Lac du Lou, or chamois climbing the slopes of Mont du Borgne in the distance? Keep your eyes peeled - the mountains in summer are full of surprises!

Maps of signposted hiking trails and topographical guides are on sale in certain shops, at Tourist Offices, or from The Mountain Guides House and Guides Office

Ski lifts are accessible to pedestrians throughout the summer.

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

Walking maps in Val Thorens

Maps of walks in the Vallée des Belleville and Les 3 Vallées

There are many walking routes around Val Thorens:

Summer landscape view of Val Thorens
  • The shepherd's path between Les Ménuires and Val Thorens is very easy, with a 50-metre gradient. Duration: 1 hour.
  • Lac du Lou, a classic family walk with 292 metres of ascent. Duration: 2 hours.
  • The Vallée Etroite pass above Lac du Lou for experienced hikers, with almost 1,000 ascent. Duration: 7 hours.
  • The Péclet-Polset refuge with its 714-metre vertical drop. Duration: 5hrs 15mins.
  • The Tour de la Pointe de la Masse offers a medium gradient (1,077 metres) but a long distance: 33 kilometres. For trained walkers.

And if you want to discover the mountains in a different way, book your donkey ride or on a pony to delight children.

Guided walks

Away from the crowds, the Vallée des Belleville guides will take you to magical places to meet chamois, ibex and marmots.

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

  • Day trips with a guide
  • Minimum 4 people and maximum 8 people, all levels
  • From Val Thorens, Les Menuires or Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
  • Price: from €65 / person
  • Bring walking shoes. Walking poles are strongly recommended.

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

Rates and services offered by the Bureau des Guides des Belleville

  • You can choose from a wide range of themed hikes: ibex outings, sunset outings, marmot outings...
  • From age 6
  • Price: from €15 / child and €20 / adult
  • Benefit from discounts with the Bureau des Guides Card

For further information: 06 35 76 81 45 /

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