Tour of the Pays des Ecrins in 6 days
- Departure : L'Argentière - La Bessée
- Arrival : L'Argentière - La Bessée
- Towns crossed : L'Argentière-la-Bessée, Les Vigneaux, Saint-Martin-de-Queyrières, Vallouise-Pelvoux, Puy-Saint-Vincent, and Freissinières
Difficult sections on stage 6. It is possible to avoid these.
Enquire at the tourist offices about snow conditions on the Ailefroide stage and the mountain pass crossings before setting out.
There are some ford crossings which could present problems in heavy rain storms.
In mountain pastures, protection dogs are there to protect the herds from predators (wolves, etc.).
When I hike I adapt my behavior by going around the herd and pausing for the dog to identify me.
Find out more about the actions to adopt with the article "Protection dogs: a context and actions to adopt".
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Vallouise Park house
, 05290 Vallouise
04 92 23 58 08
Information, documentation, models, exhibitions, screenings, product sales and works of the Park. Guided tours for school, reservation required. The new Park House opened in Vallouise since June 1, and offers visitors an interactive permanent exhibition inviting to explore the area and its heritage. A temporary exhibition space will allow a renewed offer. Finally, the device is completed by an audiovisual room to organize screenings and conferences Free admission. All animations of the Park are free unless otherwise stated.
Access and parking
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