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From the Cantal Mountains to the Lot Valley

  • Distance
    175 km
  • Average duration
    6 - 8 jours
  • situation

From the Cantal Mountains to the Lot Valley

Depart from the Cantal Mountains in the direction of Conques and the Lot Valley for 6 or 7 days of hiking.

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The hike from the Cantal Mountains to the Lot Valley (via the GR 465) is a 115 km route that can be covered in 6 or 7 days. Located between the departments of Cantal and Aveyron, this route will take you through the Plomb de Cantal and its high plateaus before reaching the Truyère and Lot valleys.

During your hike, you'll discover Murat, Entraygues-sur-Truyère, a small village at the junction of the Lot and Truyère gorges and finish your trip with Conques and its abbey, remarkable for its architecture and the treasures that are preserved there.

 

Ideas for stages 

You can use the following stages to prepare your hike. Of course, these can be modified according to your chosen accommodations:

  • Step 1 : Murat - Albepierre-Bredons, 6.5 km
  • Step 2 : Albepierre-Bredons - Pailherols, 23.5 km
  • Step 3 : Pailherols - Mur-de-Barrez, 14 km
  • Step 4 : Mur-de-Barrez - Murols, 18 km
  • Step 5 : Murols - Entraygues-sur-Truyères, 25 km
  • Step 6 : Entraygues-sur-Truyères - Vieillevie, 23 km
  • Step 7 : Vieillevie - Conques, 20 km

 

Practical information

FFRandonnée & TopoGuides (guide book)

FFRandonnée MonGR

TopoGuide des monts du Cantal à la vallée du Lot

Accommodations & tourist information

Tourist office Murat

Tourist office pays de Saint-Flour

Tourist office Entraygues-sur-Truyères

Tourist office Conques

 

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