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The Tourond pastures and refuge

in Champoléon
8.8 km
Round-trip
  • As soon as you arrive in the village of Les Borels, the trail unveils some of the history of pastoral farming.

  • From the Borels car park, cross the River Drac and follow the passable road up into the valley, cross a torrent and arrive at the D 472. Follow it for a few metres on the left, then at a crossroads with a contemporary cross (dated 2009), turn left to go up the path, then take the road as far as the village of Les Fermons. After the third bend, head to the left along the path running alongside the chapel and gradually make your way up to the Tourond refuge. The path looks down on the torrent,...
    From the Borels car park, cross the River Drac and follow the passable road up into the valley, cross a torrent and arrive at the D 472. Follow it for a few metres on the left, then at a crossroads with a contemporary cross (dated 2009), turn left to go up the path, then take the road as far as the village of Les Fermons. After the third bend, head to the left along the path running alongside the chapel and gradually make your way up to the Tourond refuge. The path looks down on the torrent, then gets closer to it as far as the crossroads with the path going up to Col de Venasque. Turn right into the winding path leading up to the refuge, which you will soon see above you. Go back the same way to reach the starting point.
  • Departure : Les Borels, Champoléon.
    3 km from the Chabottes plain along the D944, cross Pont-du-Fossé, then at a crossroads after the Corbières bridge, turn left onto the D944A in the Champoléon valley and park in the car park on the left in the village of Les Borels.
    advised_parking : On the left in Les Borels .
    Coach stop: Les Borels
  • Documentation
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