From the plateau of Ussel, you can distinguish the country cut off from the couzes and the Dore mountains and then the beautiful village of Malnon. The visit of the Cistercian abbey of Mégemont founded in 1206 (nearby) is not to be missed under any circumstances. A beautiful journey.
Starting point - From the starting sign, reach the cemetery, turn left on the D23 until you reach the village of Pouchenirgue.
1 - After the washhouse, turn right and continue straight ahead on this asphalt road until you reach the road. Go left, then leave it by the first path on the right. After the big bend to the right, go down ignoring the two paths to the left, (view on the Sancy massif, the peak of Brionnet with the Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel chapel and the puy de Dôme) until the crossing.
2 - Take the wide track on the right to go up on the Ussel plateau. At the T-junction, turn right, go to the road and turn left. Leave it for the first road on the left and go up to the crossing. Turn right and go down (view of the Monts du Livradois and Forez) until you reach a T-junction. Turn right to go down to the D23. Follow it on the left, then take the small road to Chassagne on the right. Go through the village (church and house with side gables and redents) to reach the starting point.
max. 1040 m
min. 929 m
From 01/01 to 31/12.
Subject to favorable weather.
In the country
Presence of livestock and guard dogs