GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths
Hike on the GR®653 Via Tolosana (Way of Arles) towards Santiago de Compostela through Bouches-du-Rhone, Gard, Herault, Tarn, Haute-Garonne, Gers and Pyrenees-Atlantiques department from Arles to Somport Pass. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn, Shops.
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Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


Via Tolosana - Way of Arles

From Arles (Bouches-du-Rhone) to Somport Pass (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)

Way of St. James - Santiago de Compostela



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Distance: 800,74km, Elevation maximum: 1632m, Elevation minimum: 1m, Elevation gain uphill: 13688m
IGN Maps: Clermont-l'Herault (2643E). Montpellier Palavas-les-Flots (2743ET). Aigues-Mortes la Grande-Motte (2843OT). Arles PNR de Camargue (2943ET). St-Gilles Vauvert (2943O).
Lamalou-les-Bains l'Espinouse le Caroux PNR du Haut Languedoc (2543OT). St-Guilhem-le-Desert Cirque de Navacelles (2642ET). Lodeve Bedarieux Lac de Salagou (2643OT). Castres Puylaurens Lautrec (2243E). Castres le Sidobre PNR du Haut-Languedoc (2343ET). Montagne Noire Ouest Revel Labruguiere PNR du Haut-Languedoc (2344OT). Monts de Lacaune la Salvetat-sur-Agout PNR du Haut Languedoc (2443ET). Toulouse (2143O). Villefranche-de-Lauragais (2144E). Ramonville-St-Agne (2144O). Mazeres (2145E). Revel St-Felix-Lauragais (2244O). Castelnaudary (2245O). Auch (1843E). Auch (1843O). Cadours (1943E). Gimont (1943O). l'Isle-Jourdain (Gers) (2043O). Pau (1545E). Lembeye (1644E). Pau Est / Morlaàs (1645O). Montesquiou (1743E). Mielan (1744E). Vic-en-Bigorre (1744O). Pau (1545E). Lembeye (1644E). Mourenx (1545O). Oloron-Ste-Marie Vallee d'Aspe (1546OT). Ossau Vallee d'Aspe PN des Pyrenees (1547OT).



Lodeve: A la table de Valy Guesthouse, M. Phan, 07 67 99 91 71, Email
International cuisine. Breakfast, lunch or dinner. The pilgrim can prepare his meal. Cooking can be done together, the human adventure begins around a good table. 1 bedroom with a large bed overlooking the stars and the Virgin, 1 bedroom with a single bed overlooking the skies. Wifi, bicycle shelter, washing machine.
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GR®653 Via Tolosana - Way of Arles
From Arles (Bouches-du-Rhone) to Montarnaud (Herault)
From Montarnaud to Castanet-le-Haut (Herault)
From Castanet-le-Haut (Herault) to Dourgne (Tarn)
From Dourgne (Tarn) to Toulouse (Haute-Garonne)
From Toulouse (Haute-Garonne) to Auch (Gers)
From Auch (Gers) to Morlaas (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)
From Morlaas to Somport Pass (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)


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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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