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The Empress' Daughter

Office de tourisme Eaux Bonnes, Eaux-Bonnes
13.13 km Distance
3:00h-6:15h Duration
1142 m Positive elevation
1139 m Negative elevation
1864 m Max. altitude
Easy Difficulty



From the Casino des Eaux Bonnes, take the ascending track which passes in front of the accrobranche and rise regularly in the forest by many laces. At the exit of the forest, follow the monotrack trail that goes up in the mountain pastures, in a more or less steep way, until near the Laga d'en Haut hut. Do not take the path on the right (Circuit Impératrice n°16), but continue straight on, climbing up a well marked rocky coomb. At the exit of this combe, turn right and pass a rocky lock to reach large grassy areas. By a long ascending crossing to the left, reach the Gourzy pass and then the Pas de Brèque. Follow the path that regularly descends from Pas de Brèque for a few hundred meters, before plunging into the Combe de Balour. Stay on the right side of this coomb on the descent until the entrance to the forest. This descent is quite long, sometimes steep and slippery. When you reach the bottom, you join the Coume d'Aas trail that goes down to Eaux Bonnes. At the entrance of the village, either you go down into the village passing in front of the Bulle, or you take the "sentier des Princes", on a balcony above the village which takes you back to the accrobranche and then to the Casino.

Through our practice, it is essential to respect the work of farmers, other farmers and owners who welcome us on their land:

So that the herds do not escape, close all the electric fences well and do not damage them!

Also, do not disturb the herds, greet the people you meet with a friendly "hello", and of course bring back all your garbage! Don't cut routes across the meadows, and don't picnic either!


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