An alternative route up the Tamié pass, away from the crowds
Explore the beautiful landscapes, history and heritage of this small valley on a peaceful ride in the Bauges mountains, far from the crowds.
Faverges-Seythenex -> Col de Tamié: from the Tourist Office, take the D12 road towards Col de Tamié. As you leave the hamlet of Frontenex, turn right just after the bridge to head towards “Val de Tamié”. Follow signs for the “Circuit de Tamié” cycle route (no. 48) back to the D12. Turn left, still on the D12 which then becomes the D201c, and continue to the Col de Tamié.
Col de Tamié -> Seythenex: at the pass, backtrack to the D201c road, direction Faverges. About 1 km from the pass, turn left to go to Tamié Abbey and back, then go left on the D201c towards Annecy. Just after the intersection with the outward itinerary, turn left onto Route des Caillets, towards Gîte du Pas de l’Ours, and follow this road to Seythenex.
Seythenex -> Faverges-Seythenex: cross the square outside the town hall (“Mairie”), then turn right onto Route des Grottes. Continue until you reach the D12. Turn left and follow the D12 back to Faverges-Seythenex.
Faverges-Seythenex – Centre / Tourist Office
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