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Circuit d'Orcival au Guéry – Volcans et architecture (boucle cyclo n°12)

This circuit invites you to discover the Massif du Sancy and part of the Combrailles…
Tips and Suggestions

– Rochefort-Montagne.
– The Tuilière and Sanadoire rocks.
– The Col du Guéry.
– Lake Guéry.
– Orcival and its Romanesque church.
– The Château de Cordes.

Topo / step by step

1/ You will leave Rochefort-Montagne to follow a winding road between the Tuilière and Sanadoire rocks, the remains of the cone of the same volcano.

2/ You continue towards the Col du Guéry (1264 m) and can stop at the edge of Lake Guéry to observe a most remarkable natural setting.

3/ You will then continue your route towards Orcival, a town on the Roman Art route with its Romanesque basilica, nestled in the Sioulot valley.
Near Orcival, take a short detour to visit the Château de Cordes with flowerbeds designed by Le Nôtre.

4/ The rest of the route will take you to Saint-Bonnet-près-Orcival, Saint-Pierre-Roche, Cisternes-la-Forêt and Heume-l'Église before reaching Rochefort-Montagne.

About 3 h 45 for an average speed of 20 km/h.

Route details

Rochefort-Montagne
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A unique, new property built in the traditional French style, with many energy saving features.

You will leave from Rochefort-Montagne to follow a winding road between the Tuilière and Sanadoire rocks, the remains of the cone of the same volcano.

You continue towards the Col du Guéry (1264 m) and can stop at the edge of the Lac du Guéry to observe one of the most remarkable natural surroundings.

You will then continue your route towards Orcival, a town on the Roman Art route with its Romanesque basilica, nestled in the Sioulot valley.
Near Orcival, take a short detour to visit the Château de Cordes with flowerbeds designed by Le Nôtre.

The rest of the route will take you to Saint-Bonnet-près-Orcival, Saint-Pierre-Roche, Cisternes-la-Forêt and Heume-l'Église before reaching Rochefort-Montagne.

About 3 h 45 for an average speed of 20 km/h.
Cycling sportsCycle route
DifficultyModerateDuration03hElevation1419 D- ​​/ 1416 D+Distance75,0 kmMax Altitude1271 m
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