Chézery-Menthières Area

Chézery-Forens village

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Post code: 01410
Number of inhabitants: 400

Chézery-Forens is a village located in the heart of the Jura mountains, at the bottom of the Valserine valley, dominated to the East by the Reculet mountains and to the West by the Crêt de Chalam range. It has a main town, as well as eight hamlets and a few old isolated farms.

The village of Chézery has an agricultural and artisanal past (lapidary), and has preserved a cheese-making tradition in the abbey's dairy where the Bleu de Gex blue cheese is made..

 

 

Menthières hamlet

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Post code: 01410
Number of inhabitants: 25

Menthières is a hamlet belonging to the village of Chézery-Forens, located just above Bellegarde-Sur-Valserine. Hiking paths are marked out and paragliding is organised there as a take-off site is set up in Sorgia. Cyclists riding towards the Valserine valley also greatly appreciate this area.

 

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