in Allègre

Sentier de découverte du Mont Bar

This Strombolian type volcano (a truncated cone surmounted by a basin) culminates at 1175 meters, it faces another volcano, Mount Baury on the sides of which nestles the village of Allègre.

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Bring suitable shoes (steep path).

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

Mont Bar is unique in Europe, it is indeed the only volcano of the Strombolian type which shelters a peat bog in its crater. The formation of this one was favored by the digging of a drain in 1821 to drain the lake which was then in its crater. Accompaniment possible for a commented discovery of the Mont Bar site.
Parking nearbyPedestrian sportsTheme course / trail
Duration01hElevation160 D +Distance3,0 km

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