The fortified village of Camon, nestled in its green setting, is one of the most beautiful in Ariège. This short walk allows you to discover it through its very rich cultural and architectural heritage: enough to feed your head and legs!

ROAD ACCESS:
D625 from Mirepoix, turn at La Bastide de Bousignac and take the D7. Parking: Place du village, direction Chalabre (drinking water at the washhouse).

Location

Cathar Pyrenees

Located to the east of Ariège, on the border of the Aude, this territory, labeled "Country of Art and History", revolves around [...]

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1 - DEPARTURE

From the square, where there is a well, a washhouse and an ox shoe loom, take the tarmac road towards Léran (yellow markings), to the right before the bridge, with your back to the village. Follow it for 600 meters.

2 - Join the railway line

Just after the stone cross, take the path on the right. At the crossroads, a few meters further, turn right; you are now on the old railway line converted into a greenway that you will travel over 700 m following the white and red GR7 markers.

Just before the iron bridge and the stone bridge of the old railway line, go down to the right between the houses. At the crossroads at the bottom of the street, take the road on the left.
After 100 meters turn right and cross the Hers bridge.

Take the path on the right (yellow markers) which runs along the river for 1,5 km; you can then admire the ramparts of the fortified village.
Arriving at the tarmac road, at the 1853 Croix de Mission, turn right, cross the bridge, and find your starting point.