Grand Bois
Grand Bois

Grand Bois

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A very easy and shady route. This short circuit in the Grand Bois with its arid paths and its be like lavender fields allows you to listen to animals in this little paradise made of pine trees wood and downy oaks.

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Serre-Larobe pass

At the south of l’Epine commune, Serre-Larobe pass located at 1014 meters high is the only crossing point between l’Epine and Montjay village.
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  1. From Serre-Larobe (1014 meters), take the track heading to the “Grand Bois” between lavender fields.
  2. At the junction (1041 meters), go on the track straight forward (the left path is the return track.)
  3. A second junction allows you to enter the Grand Bois. Turn left (1073 meters).
  4. Once Font Morelle reached by a track, take on your left the pine trees wood (black pines plantation.)
  5. Turn left at the junction (1140 meters). The path faces east on the edge of former fields.
  6. Still in an undergrowth pine trees, go to the north by the slope path leading to the Serre-Larobe. The forest path heads on the departure track.
  7. Turn right alongside the lavender field to go back to the departure point.
Towns crossed : Épine, Montjay

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Information desks

Place du Lac, 05700 Serres

04 92 67 00 67

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Access and parking

From Serres (13 km), take the departmental road D 994 towards l’Epine at the west. Take the departmental road D 926 at south leading to Collet des Michel and Serre-Larobe.

Parking :

Parking: Serre-Larobe parking lot – on the road towards Montjay – (stops upon the hill), l’Epine.

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