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The Drôme mountain range offers exceptional surroundings for hikers, whatever they do:
Long hiking trails or looped circuits, short walks or day long excursions, on your own or with a qualified guide and specialists of local history…As a family or between experienced participants, everyone can find the itinerary they are looking for. 

Find our 3 favourite hikes below.


Departure from Col de Rousset
Panoramic area of the South Vercors

The most magnificent point of view of the Vercors high plateaux and his higher summit the Grand Veymont, are awaiting for you on this hike. You will stroll on a ridge road, with on one side the Vercors and on the other the valley of Drôme and Diois.
And if you raise your head toward the sky, there is a good chance you will spot some vultures!

2 hiking / trial run itinaries
-"Bois du loup" trail

2.5km long and 140m of elevation
Perfect to discover the mountains with kids or biginners while enjoying the beautiful view of the Vercors and Drome Valley !
Departure from the top of the chairlift.

-"Ours du Vercors" trial
6.7km long and 320m of elevation
Multifaceted trial in the mountain's crest and in the woods with the possibility to have a lunch at the Chalet de Beure.
Departure from the top of the chairlift.

One 100% trial run itinary
- La directissime de Sapiau

Departure from the bottom of the resort 1260m of elevation towards the But Sapiau 1636m of elevation.
(It is advisable to warm up)

Free acces (except for the chairlift)

You can find these 3 itineraries on
You can download the topography map here or find it for free directly at the resort.

Tip : to make this hike easier, you take the chairlift and cheat your way up!

Departure from Valdrôme

A beautiful hike is awaiting for you at the resort of Valdrôme, "Les Crêtes de la Sarcena". 3h30, 10km and 500m of elevation.
Splendid lookout on the Vercors and Dévoluy!

You can download the topography map here or find it for free directly at the resort.

Tasty tip : Before or after exertion, our restaurant offer several meals made of local products.


Departure from Font d'Urle


Preserving the biodiversity, managing the durability of the remarkable natural areas and their access to the public : This is the mission of the politicians in favour of the ENS (Espaces Naturels Sensibles)

The Karst trail is a sign posted trail which takes between 1.30 – 2 hours to complete. It includes 10 stops to discover the large areas of the plateau of Gagères, not far from Font d’Urle.

Click here to find the route of this hike (in french).

Recommended trails

On the search engine below you can select the activity "Randonnée pédestre", enter your level…then you can download the PDF file that corresponds to your chosen route, and off you go!


Who can accompany me?

Click here to find the list of professionals who can accompany you on this activity

8 Equipments found

Circuit patrimoine

The name St Nazaire comes from the Christian martyr Nazarius, who lived during the Roman Empire in the 1st century. He crossed the Alps to reach Cimiez. The towns marked by his passage took on his name.

Le col naturel


Balade des Chartreux

In the forest of Durbon, The Office National des Forêts invites you to discover the site of the Charterhouse (now transformed into a holiday center) and the remains of the life of monks who lived there 900 years ago.

Sentier d'interprétation Natura 2000 du Chaleyras

« Lus, a little world to enjoy »... Follow the shepherd Hyppolite, to the discovery of all the Lussoise nature flavours on a course where young and old discover the country and let themselves get hooked by the 8 artistic staging.
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