Charmey - Vounetz via Les Reposoirs
Ride the slopes of Vounetz on this challenging mountain bike route. During your ride, take a gourmet break at the Auberge de Tissiniva or the Restaurant Les Dents-Vertes. You can even rent an electric mountain bike in the village of Charmey.
This difficult level itinerary, is ideal if you want to climb higher. A sporting ride awaits you, made accessible thanks to the help of the electric bike.
This route takes about 3 hours and starts in the heart of Charmey, at the Centre de Sports et de Loisirs (rental point). The first section follows the agricultural path in the beautiful Javro valley. Once you reach the Pré-de-l'Essert, the difficulty increases as you reach "La Scie", where the resort's chairlift is located. On agricultural roads closed to traffic, the ascent continues to the Chalet "Poyet Riond" at 1385m. The ascent continues and brings sports enthusiasts to the Auberge de Tissiniva at 1474m, for a tasty break or refreshments. A final effort is necessary to reach the summit of Vounetz, after passing the chalet of Banderettes d'Amont.
Arriving at the summit of Vounetz at 1610m, mountain bikers can admire the view of La Gruyère and the summits of the Pre-Alps. The Dents-Vertes restaurant welcomes you to relax over a nice local meal or a well-deserved aperitif.
The descent, along mountain roads closed to traffic, leads to the Gros Ganet and the intermediate station of the cable car. The last section, on a tarmac road with little traffic, takes the cyclists through the districts of La Chaudalla and des Arses in Charmey. Once arrived at the car park of the Charmey cable car, it is possible to return to the starting point or to take advantage of the village's assets: baths, restaurants and hiking are all on the programme.
Accessible by public transport: yes | Nearest bus or train stop : Charmey, Corbettaz
Accessible by car: yes | Parking by the Sport and Leisure Centre, the Baths or the cableway.
Electric mountain bikes can be hired from the Sports and Leisure Centre in Charmey.
Reservations are recommended, especially during the high season : +41 (0)26 927 19 41.
Would you like a guided tour?
The guide, Véronique Borcard, would be delighted to help you discover the most beautiful trails. Do not hesitate to contact her!
Véronique Borcard - Tel. +41 (0)79 487 82 75