Robe de Bure and Cotte de Mailles is a great hiking trail that can be covered on foot in about 9 days. Its distance is 163 km and you'll notably pass through the Gorges of the Allier, the plateau of the Chaise-Dieu, and a part of the Livradois-Forez Regional Nature Park.
This route is located in the Haute-Loire, and it enables you to discover the remarkable heritage of the Haut-Allier: Domeyrat castle, abbey of Chaise-Dieu, the remarkable village of Lavaudieu or the abbey of Pébrac.
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 : Langeac - Chanteuges, 19 km
Step 2 : Chanteuges - Chavaniac-Lafayette, 15 km
Step 3 : Chavaniac-Lafayette - Allègre, 21 km
Step 4 : Allègre - La Chaise-Dieu, 21 km
Step 5 : La Chaise-Dieu - Saint-Didier-sur-Doulon, 18 km
Step 6 : Saint-Didier-sur-Doulon - Lavaudieu, 19 km