At the heart of the Ain département in the Haut-Bugey area, the Plateau d’Hauteville lies in a privileged location.
This highland plateau offers a truly exceptional quality of life where the clean air, abundance of nature, pleasant climate, varied landscapes and unspoilt vegetation astonish visitors.
The cities of Lyon, Geneva, Annecy, Aix-les-Bains, Bourg-en-Bresse, and Chambery are all less than an hour away!
High-altitude living and working, but also a place to relax, the Plateau d’Hauteville has grand ideas about the quality of life it has, to share with visitors.
Altitude : 850 to 1,230 m
5 Nordic trails in the Praille area : 3 green, 1 blue, 2 red, 1 black piste. (57 km of pistes)
Site de Terre Ronde (Round Earth Ski Centre) : 4 lifts, 11 downhill runs and a snowpark
Snowshoe hiking routes : Marked trails starting from La Praille, a circuit starting from the Round Earth Alpine centre (connected to the La Praille area) and 2 departure points from the panoramic chalet in Cormaranche-en-Bugey.
Other routes : Unmarked walking route and 1.5 km “multi-activity” route (to discover the local fauna and flora).
Leisure Activities and Toboggan Runs
La Praille area : A recreation area with a button lift, secure toboggan runs and a Nordic-Cross trail.
Servi Nature : www.servinature.com (+33 4 74 40 03 09)
Maubet sports : +33 4 74 35 31 35
Auberge Gite la Praille : htttp://lapraille.e-monsite.com (+33 4 74 35 29 81)
La Praille area :
Bugey ski school : +33 4 74 35 25 20
Round Earth Ski Centre :
Ecole de ski Français (French ski school) : +33 6 68 97 82 37
A professional musher offers sled classes for beginners, departing from La Praille. Further information available from the Hauteville tourist office : www.plateau-hauteville.com (+33 4 74 35 39 73)
Things to See and Do Nearby
In Hauteville : Inter-village pool, sports hall, specialised gym, orienteering trails, adventure trails, casino, disco, library, cinema, fitness centre, observatory.
Swedish outdoor baths and sauna at the Auberge de la Praille (+33 4 74 35 29 81)
Points of Interest
Brénod’s Comté cheesemakers and the Charbotte waterfall.