GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike on the GR®3 along Loire River through Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dome department from Retournac to Chabreloche via Jussac, Sarlanges, Chales, Valprivas, Cubelle, Merle-Leignec, Apinac, Estivareilles, Egarande, Montarcher, La Chapelle-en-Lafaye, Joanziecq, Ferreol, Seignibrard, La Sauvetat, Beal Pass, La Chamba and La Fortie. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn, Shops.

Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


From Retournac (Haute-Loire) to Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome)

Loire River trail


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GR3 Hiking from Retournac (Haute-Loire) to Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome) 1


GR3 Hiking from Retournac (Haute-Loire) to Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome) 2


GR3 Hiking from Retournac (Haute-Loire) to Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome) 3GR3 Hiking from Retournac (Haute-Loire) to Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome) 4GR3 Hiking from Retournac (Haute-Loire) to Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome) 5GR3 Hiking from Retournac (Haute-Loire) to Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome) 6GR3 Hiking from Retournac (Haute-Loire) to Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome) 7

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Distance: 120km, Elevation maximum: 1608m, Elevation minimum: 511m, Elevation gain uphill: 3218m
IGN Maps: Noiretable (2731O). St-Georges-en-Couzan Pierre-sur-Haute (2732E). St-Bonnet-le-Chateau (2833O). Retournac (2834O).





Accommodation GR GRP


Accommodation or business owner on or near a GR®, you can appear on GR-INFOS

For your registration, you can send me by email ( your address and phone number, your website (Facebook page), a brief description with 5 beautiful photos of your establishment.

Registration price : 25€/year or 100€/5 years per GR® or GRP®. Renewable.


GR3 Hiking from Retournac (Haute-Loire) to Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome) 10

GR®3 Along the Loire river
From Mt Gerbier-de-Jonc (Ardeche) to Retournac (Haute-Loire)
From Retournac (Haute-Loire) to Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome)
From Chabreloche (Puy-de-Dome) to St Aubin-sur-Loire (Saone-et-Loire)
From St Aubin-sur-Loire (Saone-et-Loire) to Parigny-les-Vaux (Nievre)
From Parigny-les-Vaux (Nievre) to Ousson-sur-Loire (Loiret)
From Ousson-sur-Loire (Loiret) to La Chapelle St Mesmin (Loiret)
From La Chapelle St Mesmin (Loiret) to Lussault-sur-Loire (Indre-et-Loire)
From Lussault-sur-Loire (Indre-et-Loire) to Parnay (Maine-et-Loire)
From Parnay to Mauges-sur-Loire (Maine-et-Loire)
From Mauges-sur-Loire (Maine-et-Loire) to St Etienne-de-Montluc (Loire-Atlantique)
From St Etienne-de-Montluc to La Baule (Loire-Atlantique)


Mon GRIt is advisable to follow the beacons all along your hike and to bring you the FFRandonnee topo-guide. You will also find information on

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L'Etoile Guest-House

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 GR®7, GR®70 Stevenson trail, GR®72, GR®700 Regordane way, Cevenol, GR®470 Allier River Springs and Gorges, Margeride, Ardechoise. Many hiking loops. The right place to relax.

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