in Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille

Etape Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille – Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas : MicroAventure GR70

Come and discover the Gorges de la Loire thanks to the GR3-302, over 3 days. From station to station, you can organize your roaming according to your wishes.

Route details

The Monastier-sur-Gazeille


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A unique, new property built in the traditional French style, with many energy saving features.

Go down to the right via rue Henri-Débard towards La Fuye. Pass near the holiday village then cross the housing estate straight on.
When the road splits, stay left. After the campsite, cross the bridges over the Gazeille (816 m), then climb straight into the forest. At the flat area, continue on the main path on the right, then turn left.
On the plateau (958 m), leave the main path for the path on the right. Go down, cross the stream and go up to Cluzel (957 m). Take the road opposite to Courmacès.
Cross the crossroads, take the street on the right for a few meters, go left, walk past the houses and use the grassy path. Take the wide track on the left. It crosses a narrow valley and goes up to Cros.
Ignore the road on the left, pass to the left of the wash house, then follow the road on the right for 90 m. At the crossroads, take the road on the left. It runs alongside the stadium and becomes a path. Take the D 49 on the right for 80 m, then the path on the left for 30 m.
Continue along the path straight ahead and emerge at the apse of the church of Saint-Martin-de-Fugères (1 m). Go around it on the left.
At the crossroads, continue opposite the D 49 for 80 m and take the path on the left. At the fork, take the path on the left. It crosses a cultivated area [> point of view] for 1 km then descends into a pine forest.
Near the isolated house (958 m), take the path on the right. Very gullied, it descends along the fences, then descends in bends into the wastelands [> view of the Loire valley and the Beaufort castle]. Cut the D 49, continue along the side path towards Goudet and, straight on, reach the town hall.
At the town hall (804 m), turn right, cross the Holme, then take the bridge over the Loire on the right. Go up the D 49 (> be careful) for 500 m to leave the town.
Take the path on the left, cross the bridge and climb the stony path which rises on the left side into the forest. Arrive at a junction (889 m), at the exit of the bend.
Continue climbing to the right and reach the first houses of Montagnac (956 m).
Go straight to the center of the hamlet. Turn into the street on the right. After the last houses, continue on the grassy path. At the bend, go up to the left and, at the level, reach a fork. Follow the path on the right which continues in the valley of the Fouragettes stream. After 500 m, ignore the path which goes down to the right towards the stream to continue straight on. Reach the D 54. Follow the road on the right for 200 m.
Follow the path which goes up on the left. On the flat ground, it passes between fields then reaches Ussel (1 m). Take the D 009 on the left.
At the central fountain, turn left onto road D 491 for 200 m. Then turn right then pass to the left of the reservoir and join a perpendicular path. Turn left then, 50 m further, turn right. Continue straight ahead to the village of Bargettes. Go around the village on the right.
Take the street on the right then, just before the N 88, go down to the right to take the boviduct. Head right and, after 20 m, go up the path on the left. Reach the Montmartres crossroads (1 m).
Continue straight ahead and arrive at a junction.
Continue straight ahead and cross Preyssac (1 m). At the exit of the hamlet, at the bend in the road, continue straight on the path.
At the fork, go left. Stay right, then turn left. Take the lane on the right, then the D31 on the left to enter Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas (1 m)
Pedestrian sportsHiking route
Duration06hElevation577 D- ​​/ 864 D+Distance23,6 kmMax Altitude1218 m
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