The balcon des Grads trail
The balcon des Grads trail

The balcon des Grads trail

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This circuit takes you to the Balcon des Grads by a track and a single-track along the edge of the plateau.

This very accessible route offers a panoramic view of Joyeuse, the Ardeche Cevennes and the Tanargue mountain.


P - (Eau) From the car park, go to the trail start post and cross the D104 via the tunnel. Follow the special trail signs (green circuit)Trail .

  1. Go right towards Lablachère Bouchard.
  2. Stay on the path (do not cross the Chemin Départmental/small road) towards Lablachère Bouchard.
  3. Red circuit junction follow Plaine de Mures Jean Monnet.
  4. Go left taking the path towards Jean Monnet/Joyeuse.
  5. Go down along the path below the fence towards Joyeuse to return to the car park.
  • Departure : car-pool car park, Joyeuse cemetery
  • Arrival : car-pool car park, Joyeuse cemetery
  • Towns crossed : JOYEUSE and LABLACHÈRE

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Please close any gates behind you.

Information desks

Office de tourisme des Cévennes d'Ardèche

Joyeuse/Les Vans

+33 (0)4 75 37 24 48


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Access and parking

From Les Vans (15 km) reach Joyeuse via the D104a.

Parking :

car-pool car park, Joyeuse cemetery