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St-Jean-d'Alcapiès

The volcano of the Causses

Pedestrian

Type : BoucleDifficulty : FacileDuration : 02h00Distance : 7.8 kmDescent : 251 m

In the heart of the frontal Causses, a looped hiking trail makes its way on the foothills of the volcanic crater near which the village of Alcapiès was built. This trail which is rich in fossil deposits is a paradise for aspiring geologists.

Hike to the rim of a volcano with complete peace of mind! The more conspicuous remains of a volcanic eruption that occurred 2.5 million years ago can be seen here in Alcapiès, a hamlet set on top of a hill and overlooking Saint-Jean. A stroll near the rim, between puech de Pradeilles and puech de Loubio to picture lava flowing down through valleys…

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Location

Le volcan des causses
Départ Salle Alcapia
12250 St-Jean-d'Alcapiès
lat. 43.950901 - lon. 2.973300

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Establishment

  • Le volcan des causses
    Départ Salle Alcapia
    12250 St-Jean-d'Alcapiès


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