GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike on the GR®3F through Haute-Loire and Loire department from Lafarre to Apinac via Le Cros de Lafarre, Salettes, Goudet, Fleurac, Les Rozieres, Collandre, Solignac-sur-Loire, Brives-Charensac, Brestilhac, Lavoute-sur-Loire, Beaulieu, Malleys, La Fayolle, Chamalieres-sur-Loire, Retournac, Solignac-Sous-Roche, Montager, Tiranges, Boisset, Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon and Chaturanges. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn, Shops.

Chemins de Grandes Randonnees


Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


From Lafarre (Haute-Loire) to Apinac (Loire)


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Distance: 129km, Elevation maximum: 1084m, Elevation minimum: 506m, Elevation gain uphill: 3692m
IGN Maps: Le Puy-en-Velay (2735E). Solignac-sur-Loire Cayres (2736E). St-Bonnet-le-Chateau (2833O). Retournac (2834O). Le Puy-en-Velay Yssingeaux (2835OT). Gerbier de Jonc Mezenc Vivarais (2836OT).




Aiguilhe: Puy-en-Velay Camping***, 04 71 09 55 09, Email
Located in lush greenery and near the river. The place is ideal for hikers. Very close to the city center with a superb view of the famous Rock where the Cloister and the Virgin culminate, emblem of Puy-en-Velay. Free Wifi, grocery store, local products, snack bar. Pets are always welcome and free!
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Vousse (Retournac): Gites and Guest house of Vousse, M. Fayolle, 06 84 58 19 30, Email

In the gorges of the Loire, on the GR3F and very close to the GR3, at the foot of the remains of the castle of Artias, Come and relax in this old farmhouse converted into gites and guest rooms with outdoor swimming pool and enjoy a panorama natural and soothing.
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Accommodation GR GRP


Accommodation or business owner on or near a GR®, you can appear on GR-INFOS

For your registration, you can send me by email ( your address and phone number, your website (Facebook page), a brief description with 5 beautiful photos of your establishment.

Registration price : € 100 per GR® or GRP® for 5 years. Renewable.


GR3F Hiking from Lafarre (Haute-Loire) to Apinac (Loire) 10

Nearby paths:
Around Loire Gorges (Haute-Loire)
GR®3 Loire River trail
GR®40 Around Velay (Haute-Loire)
GR®70 Stevenson trail
GR®430 Saint Regis way (Haute-Loire, Ardeche)
GR®700 Regordane way
GR®765 From Cluny (Saone-et-Loire) to Puy-en-Velay (Haute-Loire)


Mon GRIt is advisable to follow the beacons all along your hike and to bring you the FFRandonnee topo-guide. You will also find information on

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L'Etoile Guest-House

Old romantic Hotel, L'Etoile Guest-House is a mountain retreat in the South of France. With a beautiful park along the Allier River, L'Etoile Guesthouse is located in La Bastide-Puylaurent between Lozere, Ardeche and Cevennes. Many hiking trails like GR®7, GR®70 Stevenson trail, GR®72, GR®700 Regordane way, Cevenol, GR®470 Allier River Springs and Gorges, Margeride, Ardechoise. Many hiking loops. The right place to relax.

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