Take the Jorasse chairlift, under the watchful eye of the Muverans and the Dent Favre, to reach the start of the Tour. A trail meanders through the larch trees toward the Petit Pré d’Euloi. The slope becomes steeper and delights you with its rich variety of flora all the way up to the towering Seya cross, the highest point of the hike, at 2182 m.
Ovronnaz lies below, and further down Leytron and the plain of the Rhône. A breathtaking 360° panoramic view offers thirty-five “4,000-metre peaks”, from the Finsteraarhorn to the Mont-Blanc, with its glittering snow-capped dome. Grab your binoculars and cameras! If you choose the shorter hike, head back along the same path to Jorasse.
Did you know?
The Tour de la Seya (Seya Tour) leads along the delightful “Mille Fleurs” (one thousand flowers) botanical trail. Five information guides, identification charts and a quiz help hikers observe and recognise subalpine flora, with its over 200 species, including alpine gentians and narcissus anemones.
Further information and a free map of the botanical trail are available from the Ovronnaz Tourist Office.
The iron cross, “A Camille”, at the top of the Seya, was donated by the parish. It is 8m high and weighs 1,640kg!
Access by the chairlift Ovronnaz-Jorasse. Parking at the chairlift. Catering: mountain restaurant of Jorasse.