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Chapel of Aurelle

la chapelle d'Aurelle

Credit : Lionel - DRRP

Departure : Tourist Office - Car park : place de l’Hôtel de Ville
At the end of the cloister, turn left into the “rue de l’Hôtel de Ville”, and cross the river by the old bridge. Turn left and go along side the parish church, and further on the « rue de la Rivière ». Continue on your right along « rue de Plaisance ». At the top, leave two right turns (housing developments). Then, turn right. Cross the road, which goes to « Corbières », and take the direction « Plaisance Ouest ». 20m further on, take the first path, which goes up into the wood. At the top, you have a panoramic view of the town.
Take the road, which goes up to « Corbières ». Twice, you leave roads to your left (direction La Pomarède and Puy le Franc) and the splendid farm of « Aubignac ». Keep straight on the plateau.
Arriving at the crossroads, go straight on until « Corbières ». Cross the hamlet and go in the direction « les Escoudats ». In a bend, turn left to take a little path, which is indicated « Aurelle ». Go down through chestnut and beech-trees. Cross the brook « le Mandialou » to reach the hamlet « Aurelle » and its chapel.
Come back to « Corbières » by the same way you came.
After « Corbières », at the crossroads, turn left to reach the hamlet « Saint Martin de Montbon ». Cross the hamlet, go along side the church. Take the path, which goes down steeply until the brook « Le Barribès ». Cross it and continue the path, which goes past the hamlet « Volmanières ». Arriving at the hamlet « Le Batut », turn right.
Take the path, which goes into the wood « Albin’s chestnutwood ». At the end of this wood, the path goes along side old vineyards or strawberry fields, before coming to the « St Antoine chapel » and go on the « rue de la Poujade » until the old bridge. Continue back to the cloister

18 km
5 h
max. 914 m
min. 419 m
865 m
-866 m

Altimetric profile

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Starting point

14 pl du marche
12130 Saint Geniez d'Olt et d'Aubrac
Lat : 44.46582Lng : 2.97289
0 m
3 years

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the color code is yellow

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