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Au fond coule la Mimente !
Vue sur Bougeset
En descendant vers Cassagnas
Vue sur l'Aigoual

Col de La Planette

Credit : © com com Florac Sud Lozère

A forest atmosphere, a birdsong and the murmur of a brook accompany you throughout this walk exploring the mythical mountain ranges of the Cevennes. You will see the Signal du Ventalon beacon, Bougès, Fontmort and, on clear days, even the summit of Mont Aigoual!

Leave the car park, turn left and go up the lane leading towards Currières (C3), to the Col de la Planette pass. Continue on the lane for 50 m before taking on your left a forestry track towards the Col de Poulio. At this pass, leave the lane to take the track going downhill on the left (GR 72). Turn left again onto an old path that joins up with the tarred lane, which you take downhill back to the car park.

6.9 km
2 h 30 mn
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380 m
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Altimetric profile

Starting point

Lat : 44.2707092Lng : 3.7459427
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Cassagnas

From a report written by the schoolteacher of Cassagnas in 1874: “Tradition...Read more

Lat : 44.270718Lng : 3.745685
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Protestant cemeteries

“Strange Cevennes, all paved with graves! You can see them right...Read more

Lat : 44.270514Lng : 3.743437
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Rowan or mountain ash (Sorbus aucuparia)

Sorbus allegedly derives from sorbitio (beverage, herbal tea) and...Read more

Lat : 44.280727Lng : 3.74935
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Heathland

These transitory landscapes, created by pastureland evolving back...Read more

Lat : 44.277706Lng : 3.73706

5 informations complémentaires

Departure

Cassagnas

Arrival

Cassagnas

Access

From Florac, take the N 106 main road towards the Col de Jalcreste pass for 16.9 km, to Cassagnas

Advised parking

Cassagnas: village car park

Advice

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.