Hike in Lozere on the Tour of Causse Mejean from Meyrueis via Les Herans, St Pierre-des-Tripiers, Rieisse, Rouveret, Montignac, Anilhac, Poujols, Fraissinet, La Codamine and L'Hom. Gite d'etape, Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn.

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Tour of Causse Mejean

Hiking on the Tour of Causse Mejean (Lozere)

109km

The causse Mejean and its 33.000 hectares, and the causse of Sauveterre and its vastness are seperated by the gorges of the Tarn river. An impressive fracture, coming from some jolts and from the ravages of nature became one of the appealing places of the region. Because, it must be said, the gorges of the Tarn are located in Lozere and not in the adjacent department. The strong flow of the Tarn, bluer then the Danube, are traveled by boat and the hikers are so numerous that they give birth to a new profession, the boatmen... Some enormous boulders overlook the narrow road following the banks of the Tarn and their summits sometimes go on the causses. The causses, which we often compare to the gruyere cheese because of the large amounts of holes, sinkholes and caves, delighting the spelunker, attract a lot of tourists. These causses are wastelands, but however they allow the subsitence of thousands of sheep. Some stretches provide several moonscapes, of which the charm is undeniable. Except in the summer time, we rarely meet another human being, and if we do it is a shepherd envelopped in its large cloak for the wind, this wind which, like in Sauveterre, blows the earth along.

 

Hiking on the Tour of Causse Mejean (Lozere)

 

Hiking on the Tour of Causse Mejean (Lozere)
Hiking on the Tour of Causse Mejean (Lozere)

 

Distance: 109,18km, Elevation maximum: 1199m, Elevation minimum: 406m, Elevation gain uphill: 3673m
Cartes IGN: Aguessac Gorges du Tarn - IGN 2540E. Florac - IGN 2639E. Sainte- Enimie Gorges-Du-Tarn - IGN 2639O. Gorges du Tarn et de la Jonte Causse Mejean Pn des Cevennes - IGN 2640OT. Mont-Aigoual Le Vigan Pn des Cevennes - IGN 2641ET. Millau Gorges de la Dourbie Causse Noir - IGN 2641OT.
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Old romantic Hotel, L'Etoile Guest-House is a mountain retreat in the South of France. With a beautiful park along the Allier River, L'Etoile Guesthouse is located in La Bastide-Puylaurent between Lozere, Ardeche and Cevennes. Many hiking trails like GR7, GR70 Stevenson trail, GR72, GR700 Regordane way, Cevenol, GR470 Allier river trail, Margeride, Gevaudan, Ardechoise. Many hiking loops around L'Etoile Guesthouse. The right place to relax.

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