This short but steep walk will take you to the top of the Pic de Montgailhard, also nicknamed "Pain de Sucre", to the barely visible ruins of an ancient citadel. An orientation table will allow you to enjoy the panorama that is offered to you!

Access: From Foix, take the direction of Montgailhard (D117). Enter the village and park in the central square.


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1 - Departure

The start is in the heart of the village of Montgailhard, place des écoles.

Go up the street "place des écoles" for a hundred meters.

2 - Sugar bread

Then take a small path to the right which climbs to the top of Pain de Sucre. (627m) Very well marked path, however beware of the plumbs which can be dangerous at the top.

Go back down by the same route.