With this grand tour of the Massif Central, the TrailRando agency consolidates its offer of hexagonal hiking in the long term. Warning the eyes ! The unprecedented avid hikers can be licking his lips ahead, the Central Periplus new version (more tourist profile that sport) has everything to seduce. Ah, that France is beautiful …
In the field:
- Leather boots
- Pants and motorcycle —Jacket
All necessary protection to the practice of motorized hiking in any way For evening:
- Polo shirt
- Sweater or sweatshirt
- Spare pants
- Lightweight shoes
- Personal medications
The miracle concentrated: travel light, opt for laundry tube!
- A small notebook and pen to note the instructions of the daily briefing
- GPS with handlebar bracket and power cable (or batteries)
DAY 1 – Step 1: Chemintrand – Ferrieres St Mary – 180 km
Departments Puy-de-Dôme, Haute-Loire, Cantal
outset our track ran down a long ridge in foam smells, lichen, raspberries and mushrooms. The route switches to Paulhaguet, and the thermometer instantly gains 7 ° C on the way! If fau fi lant between the low stone walls, a sling load of small fi paths to the gorges of the Allier. This step fails foot Cézallier fl Euri.
DAY 2 – Step 2: Ferrières St Mary – Saint Privat – 160 km
Departments Cantal, Corrèze.
In a rare purity, this plateau crisscrossed in the morning is the ef fi Salers. Indifferent to our passing, these beasts sleek horns, typical of the region, chew grasses full mouthful. Further, the route Rabotte volcanic organ and slipping away into the forest. In this zebra area rivers with clear waters, magnificent fi c altitude paths cross the relief until Corrèze
DAY 3 – Step 3: Soursac – Cransac – 220 km
Departments Corrèze, Lot, Aveyron.
Between boxwood and ferns, a bold path tumbles over the Lot valley. Then the Aveyron department and multifaceted realm of chestnut trees, is emerging. At the foot of each hill, a stream runs down in foam like to spice subtly step and refresh the troops.
DAY 4 – Step 4: Cransac – Aumont Aubrac – 230 km
Aveyron departments, Lozère.
On the plateau to another, many lookouts with spectacular views overlooking the vineyard. The path becomes embedded in red earth over Clairvaux d’Aveyron. Not far from Séverac a refreshing break between the ancient stones of the source of the Taurus in Saint Grégoire, is mandatory. After St. Laurent d’Olt, clinging on the rocky ridge, the route is propelled to assault the Aubrac mountains. The speed at which it gains altitude is impressive! Bracken, heather and blueberries line the aisles. Here, the course fau fi between the granite blocks.
DAY 5 – Step 5: Mount Aubrac – Pass Chemintrand – 180 km
Departments Lozère, Haute-Loire, Puy-de-Dôme
on new air and slightly sandy tracks, a Margeride lined with broom and more secret succeeds Aubrac. And in the resin scents, under the majestic evergreens of Puy-de-Dôme, our last stand hexagonal ends up
- in twin rooms. From the evening of the first stage through the morning of the last stage
- lunches and dinners from the morning of the first stage through lunchtime of the last stage
- The complete track of the itinerary
- Guide on motorcycle
- Logistics attendant for luggage transport