Family walks, themed trails

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Learn about the history of the village on this family-friendly walk with a tablet (available from Châtel Tourisme and the Vieille Douane).
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Dranse riverside trail: for walkers and cyclists! This trail which runs along the riverside from Châtel to Abondance is nearly 16 km long and accessible to everyone: families, sporty types, children and pushchairs.
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A trail to discover mountain birds, particularly those that can be seen in Châtel. From the summit of the Col de Bassachaux to the summit of the Rochassons, you can learn to recognise them and discover their habitat, food and nesting habits.
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With this path you’ll discover wonderful sceneries and learn more about fauna and flora, mountain surroundings. On your way, you’ll appreciate the geography and the Abondance valley shape in an arc of a circle with in its middle the “pyramid” of Mont-de-Grange.
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Follow in the footsteps of the smugglers and customs officials who once played cat and mouse in this mountainous border area between France and Switzerland.