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in Saint-André-de-Chalencon

PR682 Les plateaux de Saint-André

Crossing several hamlets, you will plunge back into the past: the “shoeing loom” in Montpré which was used to shoe oxen and horses, the stele in memory of the Marquis de Lafayette in La Garde, the basalt organ scree in Bourianne – witness of the act

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Saint-Andre-de-Chalencon
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A unique, new property built in the traditional French style, with many energy saving features.

Turn your back on the town hall. At the fork, go left towards the school then, at the cross, right towards Chazelles. After the pond, take the path on the right.
Take the road on the left for 80 m, turn left then continue straight towards the stadium. Continue straight ahead along the grassy path that goes down. Cross the footbridge over the Prades stream.
Go up the path on the right, first in the open then under the trees. Continue right along the wide dirt road. Reach La Garde. Continue along the road on the right which winds through the hamlet.
At the crossroads, turn left. Take the road on the right for 150 m, then the path on the right. In the clearing, stay on the path on the left. Cross the road (be careful!) and continue along the path opposite in the woods. Continue to the right along the wider path and reach Louspis. Cross the hamlet on the left. At the last houses, the street becomes a path.
At the fork, go down the path on the right and go back up to Longefont. At the top of the hamlet, cross the road to take the dirt road which rises opposite. Just before the road, turn left to stay on the path towards the Bourianne lava flow. Reaching a crossroads. > On the left, 1,5 km away, view of the lava flow.
Take the path to the right. Cross Vacherolles and continue along the road for 1 km. Go right towards the orientation table and go down the path. At Montpré, turn right. At the fork, stay left.
At the junction, continue left. In Prades, follow the road on the left and, at the chapel, the road on the left for 300 m.
Go up the path on the left. Cut two roads. Take the D 29 on the right for 100 m, then the path on the right. Turn left then right. Follow the road on the left and find the starting point.
Pedestrian sportsHiking route
Duration03hElevation340 D- ​​/ 342 D+Distance14,3 kmMax Altitude964 m
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