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Pont vieux de Vébron
Descente sur les Vanels
Vue sur le causse Méjean
Les Vanels


Credit : Nathalie Thomas

This forest path explores the banks of the Tarnon river. From the small plateau of the Can de l’Hospitalet, you have breathtaking views onto the cliffs of the Causse Méjean.

Start on the village square in Vébron. Walk on the D 907 road towards Rousses, cross the old bridge and take on your left the path that runs alongside the Tarnon. At the first crossing, turn left. Cross the wooden footbridge over the brook, then go uphill. At the crossing, continue straight ahead to Broussous. In Broussous, your track joins up with another track, onto which you turn right. At the next crossing, continue straight, ignoring the path that goes downhill on the right. Join up with the L’Hospitalet trail, onto which you turn right towards Les Vanels. At the crossing, continue downhill, ignoring the L’Hospitalet trail on your left (or else take the L’Hospitalet variant, a loop which adds 3 km in length). Then take the path on the left which goes downhill through the chestnut grove to Les Vanels. At the crossing, go straight and down (under the telephone mast). In Les Vanels, take the D 907 to the right for 750 m. Leave the road to take the path downhill on the right. Cross the river. Your return to Vébron is on the right bank of the Tarnon at the old Vébron bridge.

9.1 km
3 h
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398 m
-398 m

Altimetric profile

Starting point

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5 informations complémentaires






From Florac, take the RD 907 direction Meyrueis.

Advised parking

On the village square in Vébron


Make sure your equipment is appropriate for the day's weather conditions. Remember that the weather changes quickly in the mountains. Take enough water, wear good shoes and put on a hat. Please close all gates and barriers after yourself.