GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths


From Les Vans (Ardeche) to Montagne de la Vieille Morte (Lozere)

GR44B Randonnee des Vans (Ardeche) à Mialet (Gard)

Embark on a captivating journey along the GR®44B, a route that weaves through the scenic landscapes of Ardèche, Gard, and Lozère. Starting from the quaint town of Les Vans, this 76-kilometer trek unfolds into an unforgettable adventure, presenting awe-inspiring vistas of mountains, forests, and charming villages. Your expedition commences in Les Vans, a delightful town cradled in the heart of Ardèche. From this point, the trail escorts you across diverse landscapes, encompassing the expansive Mas de l’Ayre national forest and the imposing Mont Lozère massif. En route, you’ll traverse through a series of villages including Banne, Gagnières, Bessèges, Rochessadoule, Portes, Sainte-Cécile-d’Andorge, and Saint-Martin-de-Boubaux. Each hamlet unveils its unique charm and rich heritage, providing trekkers with a genuine glimpse into the rustic life in France. The trek culminates at the Montagne de la Vieille Morte, a summit that bestows magnificent panoramas of the surrounding region. This 76-kilometer journey is more than a hike; it’s an immersive experience into the heart of French rural landscapes.

GR®44B From Les Vans (Ardeche) to Montagne de la Vieille Morte (Lozere)

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GR44B Hiking from Les Vans (Ardeche) to Mialet (Gard)


GR44B Hiking from Les Vans (Ardeche) to Mialet (Gard)


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GR44 Hiking from les Vans (Ardeche) to Champerboux (Lozere) 9
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Distance: 76km, Elevation maximum: 911m, Elevation minimum: 162m, Elevation gain uphill: 2853m
IGN Maps: Corniche des Cevennes PN des Cevennes (2740ET). St-Hippolyte-du-Fort Anduze St-Jean-du-Gard (2741ET). Vans Les Vans Vallee du Chassezac (2839OT). Ales (2840OT).





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GR44B Hiking from Les Vans (Ardeche) to Mialet (Gard)

Nearby paths:
The Cevenol (Lozere, Ardeche, Gard)
Around Upper Ceze Valley (Gard-Ardeche)
Around Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere)
Around Galeizon Valley (Gard-Lozere)
GR®4 From Atlantic to Mediterranean
GR®44 From Les Vans (Ardeche) to Champerboux (Lozere)
GR®61 From Anduze to Asclier Pass (Gard-Cevennes)
GR®67 Around Pays Cevenol (Gard, Lozere)
GR®70 Stevenson trail
GR®700 Regordane way


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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, Margeride, Ardechoise. Many hiking loops. The right place to relax.

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