Planlebon circuit

    7km Distance
    324m Denivelation
    4h Duration

    Starting from the entrance to the Encombres Valley, this walk takes you through the hamlets of Planlebon, Les Priots and Gittamelon. These charming Alpine villages, sometimes in ruins, carry memories of farming days gone by.

    Circuit n°28 (sign-posted in yellow)
    Access: enter Saint Martin de Belleville and follow the direction of "Le Chatelard Vallée des Encombres". Cross the village of Le Chatelard and go on the road to the carpark (Frachettes place).
    Altitude on departure: 1350m
    Maximum Altitude: 1647m
    Ground’s nature: Soil
    Difficulties: Long trekking bends at the beginning of the walk

    Parking Les Frachettes 73440 Saint-Martin-de-Belleville Toggle the map


    Free access.

    Opening Period

    From 01/06 to 31/10.

    Age selection

    • 10 years old


    • Car park


    • Pets welcome

    Points of interest nearby

    Gittamelon  refuge
    Gittamelon refuge
    Hameau Gittamelon - Vallée des Encombres


    Refuge restaurant Le Gittamelon situated in the Vallée des Encombres Open during the summer