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Voie Verte du Saint-Affricain

Saint-Affricain Green Lane/St-Jean-d'Alcapiès

Credit : (c) Delphine Atché

The ideal trail to relax and entertain yourself on foot, by bicycle or on horseback.

The Green Lane starts along the Boulevard towards the 12 étoiles gymnasium. Walk to your right around the gymnasium and carry on passing close to the Vailhauzy castle (private) up to Saint-Jean-d'Alcapiès. A total of 8 kilometre posts are set all along the route.

18 km
4 h
max. 526 m
min. 327 m
342 m
-342 m

Altimetric profile

Starting point

Lat : 43.9548Lng : 2.89061
0 m
9 d

7 informations complémentaires


Boulevard de la Capelle, Saint-Affrique


Maison des énergies (Renewable Energy House), Saint-Jean-d'Alcapiès


This former railway line has been turned into a green lane. Bridges, viaducts, retaining walls, canal, castle and woodland will be the setting for a pleasant day.


From Millau (30 km drive) or from Albi (78 km drive), take the D999 road towards Saint-Affrique. Once in the town centre, head to the gymnasium and the swimming pool to find the carpark set at the starting point of the green lane

Advised parking

Face à la piscine

Public transport

Travel by bus or train:
Carpooling : BlaBlaCar, Rézo Pouce, Covoiturage-libre, Idvroom, LaRoueVerte, Roulez malin


Box tree moths are active from May to October. During the caterpillar phase, they feed on the leaves of box trees. They crawl down trees and move on long silken threads, although these threads are annoying when hiking they do not pose any health risk

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