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The Puech d'en Blanc
The Puech d'en Blanc
The Puech d'en Blanc

The Puech d'en Blanc

The trail of Puech d'en Blanc begins on the heights of the medieval village of Aussillon. It goes in the Black Mountain overlooking the Mazametain basin and arrives at the Lake of the Montagnès. A few kilometers on the GR7, and the trail returns to the village.

At the gates of the mountain, the historic village of Aussillon stands up; it has been inhabited for centuries first of all by Gauls, then by Wisigoths. Along the half-timbered houses, the path goes up to cooler places, across chestnut-trees and rapidly high resinous trees. The forest tracks are above 300m from the village and the Thoré Valley that you can admire through clearings. Soon you will see the clear waters of the “Montagnès Lake”where you can swim or have a nice nap under the trees.
The Pic de Nore which is not far shows its large slopes with meadows and moors. Back to the village, you will have walked with the old generations of woodcutters, shepherds or peddlers who used to walk between plain and mountain for their prosperity.

15 km
4 h 30 mn
max. 785 m
min. 327 m
460 m
-566 m

Altimetric profile

Styles : HikingIn townForest
Public : SportsmenOccasional hikersExperienced hikers

Starting point

1 Rue Joseph Poursines
81200 Aussillon
Lat : 43.4881Lng : 2.35431
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148 d
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Shortcut of the Frucharié - 3h20

At the pass with the point of view on the Black Mountain, possibility of taking the variant of the Frucharié. It is a shortcut that will shorten the hike at 3:20.

Unnamed Road 81200
Lat : 43.4718Lng : 2.34466
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The shortcut of Donadille - 2:15

The shortcut of Donadille allows you to shorten the hike at 2:15. It is accessible after the climb in laces in the chestnut grove.

Unnamed Road 81200
Lat : 43.4801Lng : 2.3508
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4 informations complémentaires


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Open period

All year round.

Updated by

Office de Tourisme de Castres-Mazamet - 30/09/2019

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