Arrival at FLORAC, a small city at the foot of the Causse Mejean cliffs, and nestled in the confluence of three rivers. It isthe entrance to the Gorges of the Tarn.....
Ispagnac - Saint Enimie
Walking: 5-6 hrs / Dist: 19 kms
Transfer by taxi to the village of Ispagnac. You will walk through the village and admire the 11th and 12th century church. You will cross the old gothic bridge of Quezac, the same bridge trod by pilgrims for many years as they came to pray at the feet of the statue of the Quezac Virgin. Head to the banks of the Tarn and pass around the perimeter of the village of Montbrun, near the château de Charbonnières. You will then reach the surprising village of Castelbouc, where the houses lean against the cliffs, and gaze up to the ruins of the château perched 60 meters high on the rock surface.....
Canoeing: 4 or 6 hrs / Dist: 13 kms or 22 kms
Leaving the village of Gevrey, you will cross through the Grand Cru vineyards towards Morey Saint Denis. You will pass by the village of Chambolle Musigny, nestled at the beginning of a narrow valley, and head to one of the more famous sites of Burgundy, the majestic Château de Clos Vougeot. A visit of the château reveals a 12th century wine cellar and gigantic winepress. Your path continues across the Echezeaux and Grand Echezeaux vineyards and then renders you on hallowed ground.....
Saint Enimie - La Malene
Walking : 4-5 hrs / Dist: 15 kms
We invite you to explore the old village of Ste Enimie, clinging to the cliff’s walls, to discover its picturesque, narrow streets and to climb to the cave where Sainte Enimie (Merovingian princess) lived. ....
Les Vignes - La Malene
Walking : 4-6 hrs / Dist: 14 kms
This part of the river is one of the narrowest and most beautiful of the Gorges. The cliffs rise several hundred meters, and in some places, several kilometres, above the water’s surface and widen to form the fantastic cirque of Baumes. .....
Les Vignes - Le Rozier
Les Vignes - Le Rozier
Transfer by taxi to Les Vignes. You will descend into the Gorges of Tarn by following the left bank of the river. You will pass under the ruins of the Château de Blanquefort and the impressive Rocher du Cinglegros, a huge, threatening rock separated from the cliff....
Walking : 3 - 5 hrs / Dist: 12 or 20 kms
an unforgettable hike (between 12 and 20 km) on the edges of Causse Mejean, above the gorges of the Tarn and the Jonte rivers. This sloping foot path leads you to the small deserted hamlet of Capluc, from where you can reach the Capluc rock. The most daring among you may choose to follow the vertical metal ladders to the Rocher de Capluc, from where an outstanding panorama of the Tarn and Jonte stretches. ..
Tour ends after breakfast...