The Tour de la Louvière by the royal road n°24 – 10km – 3h40

LeTour de la Louvière by the royal road N°24 Montfort © Thibaut VERGOZ

Hike on the Royal Way, an open-air historical treasure (cobblestone roads, bridges, etc.) was one of the major communication route renovation projects launched in the XNUMXth century by Louis XIV.


After parking at the height of the ruins of the chapel of St Magdeleine and the cemetery of the village of Montfort, head due west towards the mountain of Lure. Continue on a beautiful track to reach the "royal route" 20 minutes later.
Turn right and walk about 10 min, then turn left by a track then by a path that joins the D101.
During your descent, be careful because halfway through, the hole of the hermit and its vestiges of the XNUMXth century are still visible and dominate the chapel of St Donat.
Go back down this departmental road then catch up at the foot of the Louvière the start of the Royal Way, a little higher you join the track taken at the beginning of the circuit.
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Suricate allows you to report the problems you encounter when you practice. To allow you to make the most of the marked and maintained trails in the department, we ask that you report any anomalies observed during your outdoor activities by using the national website. meerkat.


  • Elevation: 360 m
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  • Markings: Yellow
  • Positive elevation: 360 m
  • Distance: 10 km
  • Duration in hours: 3h30

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