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Circuit Pédestre N°29 Lépinas - La Terrade

Walking/pedestrian at Lépinas

16.0 km
Loop
Walking/pedestrian
3h 45min
Hard
  • To discover: The small waterfalls of the Gartempe in Lépinas, an original park of animals sculpted in the Terrade, the hiker's hut in Rissat, beeches classified centuries old near Montbas, sunken paths under wooded cover in very good condition.

  • Departure from the village of Lépinas, from a small square adjoining the small church (note that the latter does not have an apparent steeple in height, but that the beautiful bell is within reach). Be careful, on horseback, start by road to Masmartin. The hike itself begins with a pretty narrow path called "steep" which leads you near the small waterfalls of the Gartempe: you cross two of its arms. Go up then after a portion of path bordered by low walls, turn left; you join a short stretch...
    Departure from the village of Lépinas, from a small square adjoining the small church (note that the latter does not have an apparent steeple in height, but that the beautiful bell is within reach). Be careful, on horseback, start by road to Masmartin. The hike itself begins with a pretty narrow path called "steep" which leads you near the small waterfalls of the Gartempe: you cross two of its arms. Go up then after a portion of path bordered by low walls, turn left; you join a short stretch of road that you take to the right. Leave it by taking another right after the hamlet of Masmartin. The path turns left while going up in the wood, then flattened out, it continues straight ahead. You first descend to a crossroads: take the road to Maisonnisses for 50 m and continue along the path obliquely to the left: you cross the Bois de Lavaud, and continuing as straight as possible you reach the hamlet du Theil; take a small road to the right and, as soon as you approach the neighboring hamlet, take the path to the left. You will veer slightly to the left for the first time, then to the left again. When you see the hamlet of Theil again, you turn your back to it, taking a lane on the right. 600 m further on, cross the village of La Terrade (at its exit, note the original presence on the right of sculpted animals). Continue by a path opposite in the wood, leaving a small pond on your left and, after an alley between conifers, first go down to the left before going up to the right on a gravel track. You come to the village of Pradelles. Take a right, then a left in the direction of Mareilles for 150 m. Again on the left you find a path that you will continue for a long time always straight. Cut a road (road Mareilles to Cherleculong) and continuing straight ahead you will cross the wood of Gramon. The path slants to the right before joining a small road that you will take temporarily by turning left; you will leave it 300 m further on by taking a path on the right in a short portion of bocage landscape. On the right, you go up by a narrower path. Turn left and cross the hamlet of Cantegrelle. Further down, at the next intersection turn left then quickly right and, after a short climb in the woods, leave the first two paths on your left. This last part of the hike looks like a pleasant circuit which, turning left twice in succession, allows you to reach the village of Lépinas, ending with a pleasant path bordered by low walls.
  • Difference in height
    293.19 m
  • Documentation

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293 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 604 m
  • End altitude : 604 m
  • Maximum altitude : 651 m
  • Minimum altitude : 519 m
  • Total positive elevation : 293 m
  • Total negative elevation : -293 m
  • Max positive elevation : 53 m
  • Min positive elevation : -50 m