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Arboussols - Marcevol loop

Hikes & walks in Arboussols

Arboussols - Marcevol loop - Hikes & walks in Arboussols
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Departing from Arboussols, continue towards Sainte-Eulalie Chapel climbing northwards towards the Gués Pass. Arrive at the building after a 15-minute walk. Continue towards Marcevol and make your way eastwards along the GR 36 down to Marcevol. Visit the 12th century priory. The view over the Canigou is exceptional and the Mediterranean can be seen to the east. Return to Arboussols via the "Tour du Fenouillèdes" or the small road.

Description sheet

DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
Departure municipalityArboussols
Outing typeHike
DifficultyEasy
Duration2h00
Recommended periodfrom january to december
EnvironmentCountryside
Kilometres5 mi
Altitude upon departure504m
Change in altitude297m

Access

From the church, make your way to the only entrance to the village and, opposite the cooperative winery, follow signs to "Chapelle Sainte-Eulalie".

Itinerary

Set out from the cooperative winery at the entrance to the village and follow signs to "Chapelle Sainte-Eulalie". After a 15-minute walk, pay a quick visit to the chapel (50 m from the path).

Walk down towards Marcevol. 1 km after heading eastwards, there are crossroads where you can follow a secondary itinerary indicated on the map to the Gués Pass and the GR 36 (an extra hour is needed for this route). Otherwise, continue towards Marcevol and join the GR 36 north of Marcevol.

Visit the priory. The site is outstanding for its views over the Canigou and the sea to the east.

Return to Arboussols along the GR (Tour du Fenouillèdes) or the small road (45 mins.)

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