A family walk on the heights of Lake Bethmale which will take you to the Ayès pond via the Campuls circus, a gathering place for animals during transhumance before leaving for the summer pastures.
Road access: In Castillon, take the D4 towards Sentein. In Bordes sur Lez, turn left on the D17. Pass in front of the Bethmale lake. Take the Mount Ner forest track for about 20 minutes to the second car park (a barrier prevents vehicles from entering the Cirque de Campuls).
On the western part of Ariège, the Couserans and its 18 valleys is a vast territory divided between high mountains, mountains and [...]