GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike through Charente and Haute-Vienne department around Mandragore from Brillac via Pleuvit, La Digardeche, Lacouture, Le Grand Pic, Villeflayoux, Demorange, La Forge, Le Breuil, Saint-Christophe, La Pigeasserie, La Courriere, Esse, Saint-Germain-de-Confolens and Laffy. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn.

Randonnée autour de la Mandragore (Charente, Haute-Vienne)


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Around Mandragore (Charente, Haute-Vienne)


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Distance: 86km, Elevation maximum: 365m, Elevation minimum: 128m, Elevation gain uphill: 956m
IGN Maps: l'Isle-Jourdain (Vienne) (1829E). Oradour-sur-Glane (1930E). Brigueuil (1930O).




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Nearby paths:
Crossing Sylve d'Argenson (Deux-Sevres, Charente-Maritime)
Around Monts de Blond (Haute-Vienne)
Around Vienne Limousine (Vienne)
Around Monts d'Ambazac (Haute-Vienne)
GR®48 From La Ribiere (Haute-Vienne) to Chinon (Indre-et-Loire)

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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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