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La voie romaine

Cross the Pont des Pèlerins in St Chély d'Aubrac for a 2-hour hike, which takes part of the old Roman road!


History and heritage, Point of view

1- Departure from the town hall square in Saint-Chély. Take the street alongside the school on the left and go down towards the Pont des Pèlerins (red and white GR65 markings). 2- At the cemetery, junction of the GR65 and the GR6, turn left onto the GR6, cross the road D 19 and take the narrow path opposite which sometimes gives way to a paved path. Climb up to reach the “Verminière” farm. 3- Immediately after the farm, turn right and climb into the beech wood by a magnificent paved path. Cross a private property (watch out for herds), carefully follow the markings and find the path straight ahead, which between the low walls, leads you to the village of Enfrux.4- At the entrance to the village, immediately after the fountain, abandon the GR6 which forks to the left, and continue straight, turn right and take a wide grassy path.5- Reach a crossroads, continue to the right on the Roman road for 1,5 km. Arrive at a new crossroads, turn right and join the road that goes from Aubiac to Tabournels. Follow it for 25 m and turn left at a right angle. 6- Continue for 500 m, arrive at a crossroads, take a path on the right that runs along a meadow. Arrive at a barn, go down the sunken lane lined with hazelnut trees and turn left, into the copses. Go down to the D19 following the markings.7- Join the GR65, go up the road on the left for a few meters, and take the path on the right. Pass above the cemetery, find the Pilgrims' Bridge and go up towards the village.


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