GR Long Distance Footpaths

Hike in the Cevennes around Upper Luech Valley through Gard and Lozere department from Chamborigaud via Castagnols, St Maurice-de-Ventalon, Gourdouse, Vialas and Pont-de-Rastel. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn.

Randonnee autour de la Vallee du Luech (Gard-Lozere)


Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths

Around Upper Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere)


The Upper Luech Valley is located in the Cevennes, a picturesque mountainous region with medieval villages and waterfalls. It is home to forests of oak, pine, chestnut, and fir trees. Also mammals such as the wolf, lynx, deer, wild boar, and fox, birds such as the golden eagle, griffon vulture, great owl, and peregrine falcon. The Cevennes were also an important site of resistance during the Wars of Religion, when Protestants, known as the Camisards, fought against Catholic rule.

Google Maps - Google Earth

Hiking around Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere) 1


Hiking around Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere) 2


Hiking around Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere) 3Hiking around Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere) 4Hiking around Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere) 5Hiking around Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere) 6Hiking around Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere) 7

Hiking around Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere) 9
© GPX Private use only

Distance: 47km, Elevation maximum: 1349m, Elevation minimum: 297m, Elevation gain uphill: 1785m
IGN Maps: Mont Lozere Florac PN des Cevennes (2739OT). Corniche des Cevennes PN des Cevennes (2740ET). Besseges Les Vans Vallee du Chassezac (2839OT).




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 : € 100 per GR® or GRP® for 5 years. Renewable.


Hiking around Luech Valley (Gard-Lozere) 10

Nearby paths:
GR®7 From Vosges to Pyrenees
GR®44B From Vans (Ardeche) to Mialet (Gard)
GR®68 Around Mont Lozere
GR®700 Regordane way


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

GR®, PR®, GRP®, and the corresponding signs of markings (white / red, yellow and yellow / red) are trademarks of the French Federation of Hiking. They may not be reproduced without permission. The French Federation of Hiking, state-approved, includes organizations that create and maintain hiking routes on GR®, PR® and GRP®. It publishes guides these topo hiking routes.

With your donations, support the actions of the thousands of volunteer markers of the FFRandonnee. is an editorial partner of

Facebook GR-Infos Long Distance Footpaths






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.

Copyright┬ę (Authorization for private use only)