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The Courpatas

The Courpatas

Following the course of the Rieutord River upstream, a walk along the terraces supported by drystone walls.

A network of around 220 km of trails and paths has been created and signposted. A map guide including this walk above with 31 other additional suggestions for commented circuits, it is available in shops and tourist office of Ganges Sud Cévennes. (price : 5 €).

5.5 km
2 h
max. 347 m
min. 194 m
370 m
-345 m

Altimetric profile

Style : Balade
Public : FamilyOccasional hikersCyclists

Starting point

30440 Sumène
Lat : 43.9796751Lng : 3.7169875
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5 years
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Départ de SUMÈNE – Av. de la Gare

Suivre Sumène - Pont Grand et Diguedan.

12-23 Avenue de la Gare 30440 Sumene
Lat : 43.9797Lng : 3.71699
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De là, prendre la direction LE MEJANET en passant Le Gougagnadou.

Diguedan 30440 Sumene
Lat : 43.9834Lng : 3.71687
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Retour à SUMÈNE – Av. de la Gare en passant par Radier, Diguedan et Sumène – Pont Grand.

D20C 30440 Sumene
Lat : 43.9959Lng : 3.71596
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1 informations complémentaires


- The bridge and gateway in the 12th century ramparts, remains of the medieval walls.
- The 17th century church of Saint-Marie Notre-Dame.
- The old Rieutord Mill.
- The old Dorelle spinning mill.
- The terraces built to retain the earth and enable crops to be grown on steep slopes.