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On the Camon bridge

Another view from the Voie Verte

The charming village of Camon, listed as one of France’s most beautiful villages, is definitely worth a visit. But not just any village – the most spectacular! Don’t look any further, it’s just over the bridge on the voie verte. Take a break in this peaceful spot and savour the breathtaking view over the fortified town.

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A feast for the eyes!

Camon hides at the bottom of a green valley. In a loop of the River Hers, this charming village grew up around an abbey built in the 10th century before becoming a fortified priory. The walk we suggest will enable you to enjoy an original view over this little town of 100 rosebushes.

Ideally, it’s by bike or on foot, via the chemin des Filatiers, that we invite you to take this walk. The voie verte crosses the Hers and it’s from the bridge that you’ll get the viewpoint offering an original perspective on Camon.

Don’t hesitate to climb down from the bridge (there’s a staircase!) to reach the banks of the river and enjoy the freshness of the water. Picnic tables are at your disposal.

An easy family stroll or why not a romantic break, with roses to match!

How do I get there?

By bike or on foot

Take the voie verte from Mirepoix to Lavelanet. The old railroad line shows you the backdrop, the one you never see. It passes over the Camon bridge.


For the less athletic or those in a hurry, you can come by car from Mirepoix: take the D625 road. At the entrance to Bastide de Bousignac, immediately turn left onto the D7 towards Chalabre, Lagarde, Camon.


To visit

  • The church and priory
  • The village
  • The fragrant rose garden

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