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Walking trail - Le sentier des mines de Vallaury

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Course in Plan-de-la-Tour
  • This itinerary, located in the commune of Plan de la Tour, a Provençal village, will take you back to the mining past and give you a panoramic view of the gulf from Sainte Maxime to Saint Tropez.

  • 1 From the car park, head towards the city stadium playground. Turn right onto the stony track which climbs steeply.
    2 At the crossroads, turn left onto the E743 track [ A mine entrance on the right] which climbs for 1.6 km.
    3 At the crossroads, take the C744 track on the right for 230 m
    4 Go up to the right on the stony track to reach the viewpoint
    4 [ Panoramic view of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, the Pointe du Rabiou and the peaks of Saints Peire (403m) and Sébastien (333m)] (250 m...
    1 From the car park, head towards the city stadium playground. Turn right onto the stony track which climbs steeply.
    2 At the crossroads, turn left onto the E743 track [ > A mine entrance on the right] which climbs for 1.6 km.
    3 At the crossroads, take the C744 track on the right for 230 m
    4 Go up to the right on the stony track to reach the viewpoint
    4 [ > Panoramic view of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, the Pointe du Rabiou and the peaks of Saints Peire (403m) and Sébastien (333m)] (250 m outward and return journey) Return to point 4.
    Take the C744 track on the right and reach a crossroads (cistern).
    5 Turn left on the stony path, eroded and gullied in places, which descends the slope.
    [From point 5, walk about 300 m to see the entrance to the Victor mine on the left].
    6 Continue downhill and join the Marri Vallat valley (intermittent stream). [Old extraction slag heap, on the right Berenguier mine].
    7 Turn left onto the dirt track lined with cyst, heather and myrtle. Pass a shed and reach the ruins of the hamlet of Les Martins, a reminder of life in the hills in the past. Then go up a few steep slopes and reach the crossroads.
    3 Take the track on the right and join point 2
    2 Reach the starting car park.
    https://tourisme.leplandelatour.fr/files/leplan/tourisme/ficherandonnee-leplandelatour.pdf
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