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Walk 42 - Loire

distance 9.65km Vertical gain +204m Vertical drop -205m duration 3h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in La Valla-en-Gier - 42 - Loire

An easy walk to enjoy as a family. Very popular in summer, it is worth the detour to admire the panoramic view over the Alps and the summits of Mont Blanc, the Lyonnais mountains and the Giers valley, the Vercors massif and those of northern Vivarais. With a wealth of flowers in spring, you can gather bilberries in August and raspberries in September. Unless you choose to go ski touring or cross-country skiing here in winter.

distance 6.86km Vertical gain +184m Vertical drop -175m duration 2h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Véranne - 42 - Loire

An easy hike along the ridges of Pilat linking three major summits, via trails through forests and moors. Along the way we discover magnificent views of the Alps, the Massif Central and the Rhône Valley.

distance 12.25km Vertical gain +658m Vertical drop -658m duration 5h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Appolinard (Loire) - 42 - Loire

Another original way to get to this beautiful viewpoint that is the Saint-Sabin chapel on a small bluff in the heart of the Pilat Park, pouring into the Rhône Valley, with some of the best views of the Alps and pre-Alps (especially across the south). At the chapel, many signs and indications tell the story of the place and its flora.

distance 10.05km Vertical gain +5m Vertical drop -5m duration 2h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert - 42 - Loire

An open-to-the-sky Sunday stroll in the sun Canal du Forez.

distance 8.61km Vertical gain +180m Vertical drop -182m duration 2h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Héand - 42 - Loire

Family-friendly walk in the hills of Saint-Héand among the horses and cows.

distance 6.13km Vertical gain +101m Vertical drop -103m duration 2h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Joseph - 42 - Loire

This hike is primarily along clear paths with views over le Pilat and Sainte-Catherine. An easy trek with some slight up and downhill slopes. Be careful, as non-stone tracks can get muddy in the rainy season.

distance 10.11km Vertical gain +101m Vertical drop -100m duration 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Marcellin-en-Forez - 42 - Loire

A walk through Forez on waymarked trails.

distance 11.6km Vertical gain +281m Vertical drop -280m duration 4h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Christo-en-Jarez - 42 - Loire

A circuit primarily on small paved and sunny roads.

distance 9.3km Vertical gain +228m Vertical drop -230m duration 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Fontanès (Loire) - 42 - Loire

Beautiful route along the ridges around the village of Fontanès. Free parking in the castle grounds.