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Trévans Gorges via the château

Very beautiful hike to do between April and October.

Technical sheet
No. 228492
A Estoublon walk posted on 22/03/16 by philaig04. Update : 05/02/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 4h55[?]
Distance Distance : 7.62mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 1991ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 1988ft
Highest point Highest point : 3189ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 1965ft
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Alps
Location Location : Estoublon (04270)
Starting point Starting point : N 43.948393° / E 6.221911°
Map IGN Map (Click to buy) : Ref. 3441OT
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Description

Depart from the car park on the D667 before Trévans.

(D/A) Take the path which is perpendicular to the road, going along the Estoublaisse on its right bank. You will reach a small bridge.

(1) Cross the river over the bridge and, in front of the information signs, climb to the right up the quite steep path up to the Trévans gîte.

(2) Follow the path due south for a few dozen metres and then take the path which heads off to the left, leading to a balcony overlooking the gorges, before heading back down to the hamlet of Valbonette.

(3) Continue to go along the Ravin de Mayaiche on the right bank before branching off to the right until you meet another small bridge going over the Estoublaisse.

(4) After crossing the bridge over the water, follow the path which climbs to the left until you reach another fork.

(5) Take the path on the right in the direction of the Saint-André Chapel and the Roman bridge. At the next intersection, climb up to the ruins of the Saint-André Chapel.

(6) Go back down via the same route up to point (5).

(5) Take the path on the right which takes you back to the departure point (D/A).

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 1972ft
1 : mi 0.21 - alt. 1965ft - Small bridge over the Estoublaisse.
2 : mi 1.47 - alt. 2707ft - Trévans shelter.
3 : mi 4.18 - alt. 2608ft - Ruins of Valbonette.
4 : mi 4.48 - alt. 2487ft - Small bridge over the Estoublaisse.
5 : mi 5.13 - alt. 2575ft - Intersection towards Saint-André.
6 : mi 5.5 - alt. 2835ft - St André Chapel.
D/A : mi 7.62 - alt. 1972ft

Useful Information

This hike is a variation of the hike already described on the site at: Trevans

We advise taking IGN maps with you on this walk. Click here to buy : 3441OT.

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During the walk or to do/see around

Chapelle Saint-André

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