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From Marc to Artigue

Walks and hikes in Auzat
5.0 km
Loop
Walks and hikes
1h 45min
Easy
  • Between the banks and the houses, this charming walk plunges you into a past that is not so far from us, and remains a reality for some. Along the way, some will see their peasant roots, near the barns, near the slate walls ...

  • Access: on the D8 after Vicdessos, then Auzat, towards the bottom of the valley is Marc where you park your vehicle in the parking lot before the Saint-Antoine du Montcalm church.

    (D / A) Leave the parking located at 1010m, follow the white and red markings. The beginning of the route mimics the route of the hike of the old Aqueduct. Advance 200m on the D8. Before the turn, a small bridge spans the stream of L'Artigue, direction Marc. Just a few meters and you turn left on the paved path...
    Access: on the D8 after Vicdessos, then Auzat, towards the bottom of the valley is Marc where you park your vehicle in the parking lot before the Saint-Antoine du Montcalm church.

    (D / A) Leave the parking located at 1010m, follow the white and red markings. The beginning of the route mimics the route of the hike of the old Aqueduct. Advance 200m on the D8. Before the turn, a small bridge spans the stream of L'Artigue, direction Marc. Just a few meters and you turn left on the paved path that the GR10 has chosen. take the stairs to the right, to, at their exit, find on the right the plot of the hamlet. Take immediately to the left the honey trail the path that is announced in a bend. Walk down the path coming from the right and continue to the left. Stay a little on the GR10. You cut the road soon. 5min further and you abandon the GR10 which borrows the old aqueduct, (yellow markings) prolong your incursion in the valley of Artigue. You reach the hamlet of Villeneuve, on the road go to the left straight, and still right in the crossing.

    0:45 - REMOUL PARKING. You are at the car park. Go ahead appears to the left, it slips between the barns. You cut the stream of Roubert. Go under the ash trees and hazel trees. Continue straight to a new barn. The path becomes grassy at the approach of the cascade of Belcaire upstream. After the small bridge of Rousègue, resume climbing under the birches. A bifurcation (1h00), suggests you to abandon the path that goes right: plunge left and continue.

    1:05 - HAMLET OF THE ARTIGUE. Go between houses with slate roofs. At the entrance of the village you find the road you follow. Always go down at the first corner. You pass the central and go further the bridge of Artigue. 60 m after the junction of the Dogs (15m after the nursery of Mouret) the path that rushes to the left avoids you a big turn on the road.

    1:45 - A - You are back at the car park.
  • Difference in height
    292.16 m
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Points of interest
1 Church of St. Anthony of Montcalm
Church of St. Anthony of Montcalm
2 Hamlet of Artigue
Hamlet of Artigue
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292 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 1014 m
  • End altitude : 1014 m
  • Maximum altitude : 1256 m
  • Minimum altitude : 1013 m
  • Total positive elevation : 292 m
  • Total negative elevation : -292 m
  • Max positive elevation : 83 m
  • Min positive elevation : -64 m