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Montreal-de-sos

Walks and hikes in Vicdessos
6.3 km
Loop
Walks and hikes
2h 30min
Easy
  • This route makes a loop from Vicdessos to Oblier. It is therefore the ideal opportunity to visit the ancient castle of Montreal Sos, lordship vassal counts of foix, perched on its rock, overlooking Auzat and Vicdessos.

  • Access: join Vicdessos accessible by the D8, park your vehicle near the tourist office at the entrance of the village.

    (D / A) From the town hall of Vicdessos (fountain at 707m) towards the bridge at the exit of the village (yellow markings), turn right after crossing it, and leaving the D208 which goes up, follow straight to the campsite Bexanelle. The road leaves it on the right and continues towards Auzat. Soon the bridge brings you back to the left bank. You pass near the church perched...
    Access: join Vicdessos accessible by the D8, park your vehicle near the tourist office at the entrance of the village.

    (D / A) From the town hall of Vicdessos (fountain at 707m) towards the bridge at the exit of the village (yellow markings), turn right after crossing it, and leaving the D208 which goes up, follow straight to the campsite Bexanelle. The road leaves it on the right and continues towards Auzat. Soon the bridge brings you back to the left bank. You pass near the church perched on the right. Go a little to the right to enter the old working class city. Just before the junction take the Saleix footbridge on the left and turn on 300m the D8 which turns right. Do not miss then, on the left, the road of the camp-site.

    0:30 - CAMPING OF THE VERNIERE. The path rounds on the left the stadium while returning on the Vicdessos. First narrow between the walls. You see the Forge Bridge, but you go left. Follow the yellow marked path.

    1:15 - OLBIER (900m). You are in Olbier on the rue du Fontanal. For the visit of the castle of Montreal. At the belvedere on Auzat and Saleix, go right ... Join the entrance of the village. At the garages, take the downhill path (yellow signs) on the left, you start a descent in the woods overlooking Vicdessos which will reach the camping Bexanelle Vicdessos, you leave the campsite.

    2:30 - A - Arrived at the entrance bridge of the village, cross it and you are in front of the town hall.
  • Difference in height
    241.7 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 Montreal Castle of Sos
Montreal Castle of Sos
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242 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 714 m
  • End altitude : 714 m
  • Maximum altitude : 911 m
  • Minimum altitude : 713 m
  • Total positive elevation : 242 m
  • Total negative elevation : -242 m
  • Max positive elevation : 45 m
  • Min positive elevation : -78 m