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Hike on the GR®653 Via Tolosana (Way of Arles) towards Santiago de Compostela through Bouches-du-Rhone, Gard, Herault, Tarn, Haute-Garonne, Gers and Pyrenees-Atlantiques department from Arles to Somport Pass. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn, Shops.
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Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


Via Tolosana - Way of Arles

From Arles (Bouches-du-Rhone) to Somport Pass (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)

Way of St. James - Santiago de Compostela



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Distance: 800,74km, Elevation maximum: 1632m, Elevation minimum: 1m, Elevation gain uphill: 13688m
IGN Maps: Clermont-l'Herault (2643E). Montpellier Palavas-les-Flots (2743ET). Aigues-Mortes la Grande-Motte (2843OT). Arles PNR de Camargue (2943ET). St-Gilles Vauvert (2943O).
Lamalou-les-Bains l'Espinouse le Caroux PNR du Haut Languedoc (2543OT). St-Guilhem-le-Desert Cirque de Navacelles (2642ET). Lodeve Bedarieux Lac de Salagou (2643OT). Castres Puylaurens Lautrec (2243E). Castres le Sidobre PNR du Haut-Languedoc (2343ET). Montagne Noire Ouest Revel Labruguiere PNR du Haut-Languedoc (2344OT). Monts de Lacaune la Salvetat-sur-Agout PNR du Haut Languedoc (2443ET). Toulouse (2143O). Villefranche-de-Lauragais (2144E). Ramonville-St-Agne (2144O). Mazeres (2145E). Revel St-Felix-Lauragais (2244O). Castelnaudary (2245O). Auch (1843E). Auch (1843O). Cadours (1943E). Gimont (1943O). l'Isle-Jourdain (Gers) (2043O). Pau (1545E). Lembeye (1644E). Pau Est / Morlaas (1645O). Montesquiou (1743E). Mielan (1744E). Vic-en-Bigorre (1744O). Pau (1545E). Lembeye (1644E). Mourenx (1545O). Oloron-Ste-Marie Vallee d'Aspe (1546OT). Ossau Vallee d'Aspe PN des Pyrenees (1547OT).



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GR®653 Via Tolosana - Way of Arles
From Arles (Bouches-du-Rhone) to Montarnaud (Herault)
From Montarnaud to Castanet-le-Haut (Herault)
From Castanet-le-Haut (Herault) to Dourgne (Tarn)
From Dourgne (Tarn) to Toulouse (Haute-Garonne)
From Toulouse (Haute-Garonne) to Auch (Gers)
From Auch (Gers) to Morlaas (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)
From Morlaas to Somport Pass (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)

Nearby paths:
Around Upper Thore Valley (Tarn, Aude, Herault)


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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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