From Nasbinals to Avignon 2018 cross-hiking Self-guided
THE WAY OF URBAIN V : FROM AUBRAC TO THE CITY OF THE POPES
From Nasbinals to Avignon
On this long-distance footpath from Lozère to Vaucluse passing also through the department of Gard, you will be following in the footsteps of – and seeing some of the great works accomplished by - Urbain V, who gives his name to this Way. Born at Grizac, in Lozère, Urbain V became the 12th French Pope of Avignon, and played a major role in the introduction of Gothic art and architecture into the Gévaudan region. He was the founder of the splendid cathedral at Mende, and also of many other notable churches which you will be able to see along the Way.
Cost per person
|Bookings not available at this time
Single bedroom: Supplement for single bedroom - Single participant: Supplement for Single Participant -
ProgrammeDAY 1 : Arrive at Nasbinals.
DAY 2 : Nasbinals / Col du Trébatut: 25,5 km.
DAY 3 : Col du Trébatut / Grèzes : 18,2 km.
DAY 4 : Grèzes / Mende : 18,9 km.
DAY 5 : Mende / Saint Etienne du Valdonnez: 18,8 km.
DAY 6 : Saint Etienne du Valdonnez / Ispagnac : 19,4 km.
DAY 7 : Ispagnac / Cocures: 17 km.
DAY 8 : Cocures / Pont de Montvert : 23 km.
DAY 9 : Pont de Montvert / Saint Privat de Vallongue : 17,4 km.
DAY 10 : Saint Privat de Vallongue / Saint Germain de Calberte : 18,3 km.
DAY 11 : Saint Germain de Calberte / Saint Jean du Gard : 22 km.
DAY 12 : Saint Jean du Gard / Anduze : 15,5 km.
DAY 13 : Anduze / Vézénobres : 27,4 km.
DAY 14 : Vézénobres / Russan : 28,5 km.
DAY 15 : Russan / Uzès : 18,3 km.
DAY 16 : Uzès / Saint Hilaire d'Hozilhan : 25,4 km.
DAY 17 : Saint Hilaire d'Hozilhan / Avignon : 23,3 km.
DAY 18 : End of the trip after the breakfast.
Description sheet Walks in France Urbain V From Nasbinals to Avignon 2018.pdf
Duration18 days - 17 nights - 16 days' walking
CommentsNot available in july and august.
CommentsHotels and guest houses.
Getting thereRailway station at Aumont Aubrac (Half an hour far from Nasbinals) and at Avignon.
|Level of difficulty||
|The price includes: - half board accommodation (except dinner in Avignon)|
- the carriage of luggage
- a guidebook (one guidebook for 1-2 people)
The price DOES NOT includes : - packed lunch/ midday picnic
- dinner in Avignon
- insurance, drinks; personal spending
- the cost of getting from your home to the starting point, or getting home again after the holiday
- any taxis or shuttles taking you back to your car; any extra transport for shortening sections of the walk
- parking fees.
- booking fees (15 € per person)
- the extra charge for postage outside France (15 € per booking)
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