10 walks, 150 kms of trails.
in 1, 2 or 7 days, you will walk in the footsteps of the man of Neanderthal, to discern different buildings having punctuated the river over time and allowed the navigation between Cliffs and rocks for 3000 years, or visit the remarkable monuments during your hikes. Between plain of Forez and Roannais, the Loire pierced this volcanic lock and modeled the relief. Sometimes tumultuous, it remains discreet and can only be seen in the edge of the gorges. The territory appears as a succession of green hills where streams have dug woodland valleys. The hedges form a mosaic of various backgrounds: meadows, rocks, Landes, dry lawns, vineyards, groves ...
A variety of sites marked the territory. Villerest and its medieval streets dominate the dam of the same name. Saint-Maurice is an old village posted in Vigie above the gorges. The fart of ass offers a point of view on the largest meander of the Loire. Near the pommiers-en-Forez priory, the Gothic bridge was abandoned by the river. The Trône Trone Tower in the Plain du Forez. The castle of La Roche emerges above the waters ...
Note that the Gorges de la Loire are a meeting place between water and dry areas, between the Mediterranean species and those of the North, hence a Strong diversity of flora and fauna. Under the name "Gorges de la Loire downstream", the site has been classified Natura 2000 because 47 species of rare birds have been listed there.
ISBN/EAN : 9782751406188
Publication date: 2013
Pagination: 80 pages
Folded dimensions: 21x13cm
Poids : 132 g