The GR®89 Montaigne's path


Technical informations

  • Distance 55km
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Type of itinerary Aller simple
  • Ascent 1300m
  • Negative gradient 900m
  • Daily duration 08h00
  • Durée itinérance 04h00
  • Itinéraire balisé BALISE
  • Nature du terrain Rock, Stone, Ground, Hard coating (tar, cement, flooring)
  • Altitude moyenne 650m
  • Altitude maximum 760m

The path formerly traveled by Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, humanist philosopher, will lead to a marked footpath. A first stretch of 118 km is now available from Brussieu to Thiers.


  • Picnic area
  • Public WC
  • Pedestrian sports
  • Hiking itinerary

Type of clientele

  • Level bue - Medium