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The white bridge trail

Hikes & walks in Saint-Laurent-du-Cros

In the heart of the Champsaur valley, a discovery trail accessible to all users: walkers, horse riders, cyclists. Signposted with interpretation boards.

Discover the antique "Roman Way", the abandoned railway line project between Corps and Gap, and the heritage sites showing how water was managed and supplied (aqueducts, canals, etc.).

Description sheet

DepartmentHautes-Alpes
Departure municipalitySaint-Laurent-du-Cros
Outing typeHike
DifficultyEasy
Duration3h00
Recommended periodfrom may to november
EnvironmentCountryside
Kilometres8 km
Altitude upon departure1090m
Change in altitude201m

Access

Depart from the village of Saint-Bonnet and make your way towards Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur. After 8 km, you will arrive at a crossroads, take the gravel path opposite and follow the road uphill. You will arrive at the car park where you will start the outing in Saint-Julien Forest.

Itinerary

The explanations and information provided at the site are very complete (small leaflet available at Tourist Offices).

A: "La Gare" platform.

B: Old watering canal in Forest-Saint-Julien.

C: Pavements and walls along the Roman Way.

D: Old Pont du Fossé Canal (1882).

F: Waterwheel.

G: Manse Church / Saint-Roch Chapel.

I: Saint-Laurent Church (1829 and 1872).

L: Riu Gras viaduct (1886).

M: Mur des Clots (1913-1930).

N: Riou Faubert viaduct (1913-1930).

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