Discover this beautiful massif of the south of the Massif Central, a green massif with alpine allure sometimes! During this magnificent week of hiking in the heart of the Cantal, you will get to know its highest mountains, its beautiful valleys, its succulent gastronomy and its welcoming inhabitants. This itinerary will take you to the most beautiful sites of the Cantalien Massif, and will offer you superb viewpoints!
All along this route, you will cross majestic landscapes and typical villages. Enjoy these landscapes at the rhythm of your steps.
The Tour des Monts du Cantal is the ideal solution for good hikers who like isolated landscapes and beautiful views: impeccable trail, quality accommodation, luggage transport and information on the region. Everything is planned so that you can make the most of the region and its beauties.
Hiking in freedom – Duration of 8 days – Departure from June to October according to your availability and your possibilities.
The Tour of the Cantal Mountainsprogram
Day 1Murat (alt : 868m) Welcome and installation at the hotel of Murat. Night in half-board.
Day 2Murat – Super Lioran (22 km – 8h00 walk – +1200m/-832m) From the pretty little town of Murat, the hike rises up through the Alagnon Valley, then along the ridge line above Super Lioran, before descending through the buron of Meije-Coste. Night at Super Lioran in half-board.
Day 3Super Lioran – Le Claux (19.5 km – 6h30 walk – +722m/-926m) From the resort of Super Lioran, you will follow the path of the passes: Font de Cère pass, Combenègre pass, Rombière pass, Cabre pass then Serre pass. Passage by the Brèche de Rolland and the Puy Mary (1783 m) then descent to Le Claux through the Burons d’Eylac. Night in half-board.
Day 4Le Claux – Mandailles (17km – 6h walk – +801m/-914m) Beautiful stage of hike with passage by Puy de la Tourte, Puy Chavaroche and arrival on Mandailles. Night in half-board.
Day 5Mandailles – Thiezac (13 km – 4h30 walk – +621m/-743m) Hike from the Jordanne valley to the Cère valley. Climb towards the Pertus pass. Then a superb passage on the ridge to reach the Puy de La Poche. In the direction of Thiézac, passage by the Grotte des Ermites. Night in half-board.
Day 6Thiezac – Super Lioran (21 km – 8h walk – +1163m/-732m) Another day where you’ll get some height! Passage by the pass of Chèvre and the Plomb du Cantal, highest point of the massif (1855 m). Night in half-board.
Day 7Super Lorian – Murat (24,5 km – 8h walk – +883/-1246m) Passage by the Rocher du Cerf which offers a beautiful point of view on the valley of Alagnon. From the Pas des Alpins, descent towards Prat de Bouc, then the Col de la Molède. A last stop at the foot of the charming church of Bredons, then it will be the arrival on Murat. Night in half-board.
Day 8Murat End of the stay after breakfast.
Dates / prices
Prices and formulas
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|740,00 €||1010,00 €||
The price includes :
- Half board accommodation.
- A topo-guide with a map for the hikes (for 1 to 4 people).
- The tourist tax.
- Luggage transfer (depending on the option chosen).
The price does not include :
- The registration fee
- Lunchtime meals.
- Drinks and personal expenses.
- Transportation to and from the meeting place.
- Prices are per person