Page number 8 of the “Monts de Berg & Massif du Coiron” hiking guidebook
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Car park at the church. Take the Alba direction, going down towards the N102 to Charnier. Climb up again to the junction at
Passing through “Serre Leroux” (altitude 400m), continue towards Alba by going down beside the small pond of Font Nègre
Steady climb through the marlstones, then the Malavas plain up to
You will walk across a prairie invaded with a multitude of blue flowers in the spring up to
LA CROIX DE JULIAU
DIRECTION: SUMMIT OF LA CROIX JULIAU
Allow one hour out and back from Bourboulet to reach the summit of La Croix de Juliau (altitude 553m).
Tradition has it that this toponym owes its origin to the passing of Julius Caesar. The etymology of Juliau does indeed point to the name or forename Julius, but really has no connection with Caesar!
Then take the St Jean le Centenier direction to reach
DIRECTION: ST JEAN LE CENTENIER
by crossing the hamlet of Lablachère. Continue, passing through
The term théoule, from the Occitan teule : tile, means the place where tiles and pottery were fired.
Return to the village via the path in the direction of St Jean le Centenier.
Hiking accessible all year round.
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