Starting point in Bas-en-Basset (43 - Haute-Loire)
Rochebaron Castle is the emblematic site in the Bas-en-Basset and Monistrol-sur-Loire area.
Beautiful views, first over the Loire and, on the return journey, over the Meygal massif.
La Roche - Nus from Marieux station
Starting point in Saint-Marcellin-en-Forez (42 - Loire)
A walk through Forez on waymarked trails.
Stroll along the Canal du Forez
Starting point in Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert (42 - Loire)
An open-to-the-sky Sunday stroll in the sun Canal du Forez.
Maisonette - the Rivollier via the relay antennae
Starting point in Saint-Héand (42 - Loire)
Family-friendly walk in the hills of Saint-Héand among the horses and cows.
The Way of St James. Stage 1. Puy-en-Velay / St Privat d'Allier
Starting point in Le Puy-en-Velay (43 - Haute-Loire)
Twenty to thirty thousand walkers set out from Puy-en-Velay every year to do the pilgrimage along the Way of St. James. Discover the Way of St. James by doing the first stage by foot. You can return to Puy-en-Velay in the evening in a special coach.
Around Fontanès, on the west side
Starting point in Fontanès (Loire) (42 - Loire)
Beautiful route along the ridges around the village of Fontanès. Free parking in the castle grounds.
Loop on the heights of Mont Pilat
Starting point in La Valla-en-Gier (42 - Loire)
An easy walk to enjoy as a family. Very popular in summer, it is worth the detour to admire the panoramic view over the Alps and the summits of Mont Blanc, the Lyonnais mountains and the Giers valley, the Vercors massif and those of northern Vivarais. With a wealth of flowers in spring, you can gather bilberries in August and raspberries in September. Unless you choose to go ski touring or cross-country skiing here in winter.
Saint-Christo-en-Jarez - Marcenod - L'Hôpital
Starting point in Saint-Christo-en-Jarez (42 - Loire)
A circuit primarily on small paved and sunny roads.
The Rochefort to Rontalon loop
Starting point in Saint-Martin-en-Haut (69 - Rhône)
A beautiful circular walk through the varied and undulating landscapes of this part of the Monts du Lyonnais, taking you through the pretty, shady valley of the Bâtie stream and along the Rontalon botanical trail. The route follows an old railroad track from the early twentieth century, before climbing up through a Mediterranean style forest and past some market gardens. End by visiting the medieval village of Rochefort where you can visit the remains of the keep and the chapel.