walking tour

LA GOUTINE

Walking tour

Located in the Massif de la Clape the pedestrian path Goutine, allows in two small hours to discover a classified site since 1973 for the quality of these landscapes, and recognized Natura 2000.
This trail of the Massif Clape musarde between the grotto of the crouzade, the "Marmites de la Goutine" and the old nursery Rec d'Argent.

Access path from the Municipal Tourist Office, take the direction of the chapel of Notre Dame des Auzils. After crossing the expressway, make 300 m to join the descriptive panel located on your right.

 

Departure trail
km 0.000: Follow the road to Notre Dame des Auzils then at 50 m turn left towards "La Goutine".
Km 0.300: Turn right and enter the rec (often dry creek).
Km 0.700: Passage of the wood.
Km 0.900: View on your right of the cave of "La Crouzade"
Km 1,250: Access to the steps with view below "Marmites" from "La Goutine". Turn right towards the pine forest leaving on your left the old nursery "Rec d'Argent".
Km 2.000: Arrival on the low parking of the "Chapel of Notre Dame des Auzils". Turn left towards the
picnic table.
Km 2.600: Passage through a small stream to see the pots again. Then take a right to get on the plateau of "Castella".
Km 3.100: One of the most beautiful views of Clape on the pond Gruissan, the village, the tower Barbarossa, cottages, the Mediterranean and west Leucate.
Km 3.700: Descent of the "Castella" plateau.
Km 4.000: Take the right of the ruin to follow the path until the rec. Arrival on the edge of the vineyard, turn left to join
the paved road.
Km 4.200: Follow the road on the right and then take the opposite
concrete turn in S.
Km 5.100: End of the asphalt road continuing with a
dirt road.
Km 5.700: Resumption of the road on 400 m to reach the point of
departure of the trail.
Km 6.132: End of the trail.