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L'Autre Chemin - Outdoor travel agency specialist for bike tours, walking trips


 Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away – Alfred Hitchcock



Bike tours


What could be a more pleasant change of scenery than exploring the Haute-Loire with the wind in your hair, cycling along country roads and picturesque paths? Whether you are touring with your family or with friends, for a weekend or a tailor-made biking holiday, L’Autre Chemin will take care of organising your electric bike tour.

With a fleet of recent electric bicycles (possibility of VTC without assistance for more sports! – Discover our bike park), L’Autre Chemin is a bike travel agency that offers all-inclusive bike trips in solo, couple, with family or friends.

Ride though France, Auvergne and Haute-Loire to discover the Mézenc mount, the Meygal volcanic area, the untamed Loire but also the Ardèche mountains, the Haut Allier valley, … But also the opportunity to discover the Way of Saint -Jacques de Compostelle to Conques or Stevenson by electric bike or bike as you wish! The Other Way has specially designed itineraries offering a wide variety of landscapes, traversing picturesque little roads or accessible paths to offer you a new and genuine experience of discovering the Haute-Loire where all your senses will be awakened.



Take advantage of your bike tour


  • You travel independently and follow a specially-planned route with adapted stages so that you can really make the most of your tour.
  • We provide modern electric bikes that are both comfortable and easy to ride. L’Autre Chemin also provides standard mountain-bike, children’s bikes (from a the age of 8) or trailers (till the age of 6).
  • Your stopovers are in guesthouses or family-friendly hotels, providing a comfortable and authentic base from which you can discover the local area and enjoy a real change of scenery.
  • Your luggage is transported to each stopover (optional extra for 2 day/1 night tours).
  • All of the itineraries have been tried and tested to ensure that all of our packages are both extraordinary and accessible: untamed Loire, high plateaus of the Ardèche, Haut Allier gorges, Haut-Lignon, Monts du Devès, Puy-en-Velay, St James-way of Compostela, Stevenson trail etc.

Walking tours

Travel by walking, walk for travelling ! 

L’Autre Chemin offers legendary hiking routes such as the Chemin de Compostelle from Le Puy to Conques, the Stevenson Trail in full version or week version, but also the Chemin de Saint-Régis to get off the beaten path. 

Travelling with L’Autre Chemin and be free from any contingency related to the organization of your trip. 

  • Your half-board stays are booked for you in comfortable hotels or charming guesthouses  (personal room, beds made, towels available).
  • For your comfort, take advantage of the bags transfer. So you only travel with your day bag!