The Stevenson trail – Act 2 from Chasseradès to Saint-Jean du Gard

The Stevenson trail – Act 2 from Chasseradès to Saint-Jean du Gard 8 days
From 680 € *
/ PERSON
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Distance: 120km
  • Level: 5h to 7h walk

Your hike : The Stevenson trail – Act 2 from Chasseradès to Saint-Jean du Gard
You have already walked the Stevenson Trail Act 1 or you wish to hike the Stevenson Trail from Chasseradès.

Discover the Forest of Goulet, Mont-Lozère but also Pont de Montvert, Florac where you will meet the Tarn, the Lot, the Tarnon … before setting off in the direction of Col de Saint-Pierre and towards your final stage of Saint-Jean du Gard.

A hike in the great outdoors offering you an encounter with the Cévennes, the Camisard lands and the vegetation of the South of France …

The route does not present any particular difficulties even if the elevations remain significant. Fortunately the landscapes crossed are sublime! You can find some tips for preparing your hike.
What we like: The ascent of Mont-Lozère, the smells of the south of France that the path takes and the whispers of the fresh Mimente.

  • Elevation 3300 m
  • Self-guided hiking
  • Regular walker 5 to 7 hours of walking per day
  • As a family: Children from 14 years old (used to walking)
  • Your vehicle: you can park it in the village car parks.
  • Accommodation in guest rooms or hotels (personal room, no dormitories)

The Stevenson trail – Act 2 
from Chasseradès to Saint-Jean du Gard

Fares

Your hike with half-board option (8 days / 7 nights)
GPX included
Trail book included
Luggage transfer included (1 bag maxi 15kg / pers.)
Journey back to Chasseradès included

€760 / pers.
EXTRAS
Backpacking option -€50/ sac
No journey back to Chasseradès -€30 / pers
Single room +€190

Travel agency fees : €10 / pax 

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The advantages of your stay:

  • You travel by your own and follow the travel program provided
  • Your stops are organized in guest rooms or family hotels offering comfort, discovery, authenticity and a change of scenery.
  • Your luggage is delivered at each stage (1 bag maximum 13kg / person)
  • Your journey back to the starting point is assured by minibus
  • Day after day

    Please note that every stopover is given as an indication and may be modified according to the availability of accommodation 

    Day 1 : Your arrival in Chasseradès

    You will be welcomed in your accommodation from 5 p.m. This will be an opportunity to share a meal with other walkers and soak up the atmosphere of the Chemin de Stevenson.


    Day 2 : CHASSERADÈS - LE BLEYMARD - 18KM - 5H30 hike

    Today, 2 passes as a hike program, the first pass near Mirandol and the second the pass of Finiels to cross the Mont-Lozère. A athletic day which reserves you incredible landscapes on the Cevennes.


    Day 3 : LE BLEYMARD - PONT DE MONTVERT - 19KM - 6H hike

    Gorgeous step between South and North. Climb the Mont-Lozère and enjoy its landscape to 360 ° breathtaking. The descent to Pont de Montvert is beautiful between moor and granite blocks. You enter the lands of the Camisards!


    Day 4 : PONT DE MONTVERT - BÉDOUÉS / COCURÈS - 24KM - 6H30 hike

    Climb above Pont de Montvert, the landscapes on the valleys are really spectacular ! Walk towards Florac crossroads of rivers: La Mimente, Tarn, Tarnon and the Pêcher river.


    Day 5 : BÉDOUÈS - ST-JULIEN D'ARPAON : 16KM - 4H HIKE OR CASSAGNAS (23KM - 6H)

    Begin your day crossing the Tarnon river. Then walk along the clear Mimente river and its soft murmur. You reach Saint-Julien d'Arpaon, then Cassagnas. A smooth step (or almost!).


    Day 6 : SAINT-JULIEN D'ARPAON - SAINT-GERMAIN DE CALBERTE :23KM - 6H15 Hike (CASSAGNAS 15KM - 4H15)

    As almost every morning, you start your day with a beautiful climb in the forest. up, the scenery is just amazing. The odors change, you walk in the southern land, a subtle blend of vegetation smells of the South of France ...


    Day 7 : SAINT-GERMAIN DE CALBERTE - SAINT-JEAN-DU-GARD : 22KM - 6H15 Hike

    A day to reach the magnificent Col de Saint-Pierre overlooking the Gardon. You enter the Gard and you just have to go down slope to reach the sweet town of Saint-Jean du Gard bathed by the Gardon.


    Day 8 : BACK TO CHASSERADES

    You will be picked up and your luggage in the center of Saint-Jean du Gard to reach Chasseradès.


  • Extras & services

    As an optional extra, L’Autre Chemin offers:

    Lone traveler?

    L’Autre Chemin offers quality accommodation in a single room with a supplement: + € 190

    If you want to hike and carry your bag

    If you want to carry your backpack, get a reduction of € 50 on your trip.

    If you don’t want to take the shuttle back to Chasseradès

    If you do not want to take advantage of transport from Chasseradès to Le Puy, get a reduction of € 30 on your trip.

     

    The step book

    A real passport to stamp at every stage of the way. We offer as an option the stage book which will be a nice souvenir of the Chemin de Stevenson.

    Price: € 5 / stopover book when booking your stay

    You travel with friends or family?

    If you want to make the trail in a group & share your room with your teammates is not a problem for you, consult us to obtain the best rate corresponding to your needs.

     

  • Accommodation

    L’Autre Chemin has teamed up with a selection of guesthouses and small, traditional hotels to ensure that every stopover is an opportunity to learn about the architecture, lifestyle, gastronomy and local people of this region.

     Examples of accommodation on the Stevenson trail

    Auberge des Cévennes

     

    Hôtel les Bellugues

     

  • Price info

    Prices include :

    • Accommodation for 7 nights in a twin, double or single room in half-board,
    • Tourist taxes,
    • Luggage transport (baggage up to 15kg)
    • Return to Chasseradèsby minibus
    • Your travel book,
    • Le Chemin de Stevenson topo-guide 
    • The GPX track of your route

    Available options:

    • Single room
    • Hiking while carrying your bag
    • Do not take advantage of the return shuttle

    This price does not include:

    • Transport and transfers to the starting point,
    • Meals other than those specified in the chosen formula,
    • Drinks,
    • Pocket money,
    • Any visits or activities,
    • Agency  fees : 10 € / person