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Pressoir needle

Hikes & walks in Figeac

Discover from Aiguille du Pressoir a magnificent panorama of the city of Art and History of Figeac!

Description sheet

Departure municipalityFigeac
Outing typeHike
Recommended periodfrom january to december
Kilometres5 km
Altitude upon departure200m
Change in altitude190m


Departure from the Tourist Office of Figeac, Vival Square.


From the Tourist Office of Figeac, Vival Square, reach the Boulevard Juskiewenski and the pedestrian bridge to cross the Célé. Bypass the car park on the left and go up the street to take the direction of Cingle down, cross the railway bridge on the left, take the GR 65 marked red and white (be careful, if you walk along the railway track in following the updated GR, you will go in the direction of the Cassagnolle, opposite the monument, so you must go up the alley that runs along the Thermi Service building on your left, and follow the red and white crosses, which will lead you after a few minutes. not to the old route of the GR). Reach the plateau (monument of remembrance). Panoramic view of Figeac. Follow the road that leads to the needle Pressoir that you will discover about 1 km away. At the needle, leave the GR taking the road on the left that goes down on Figeac. At the first intersection, continue straight ahead to reach the old Roman road that goes down on your right a little before reaching the houses at the end of the street. Drive on the D922, down the Avenue Emile Bouyssou, cross the bridge Gambetta, turn left at the quai Bessières to return to the Tourist Office.

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