Courchons hamlet

  • Vue sur le Lac de Castillon
  • L'hôtel
  • Elevage
  • Vue sur le lac
  • Ruines du hameau
Verdon Tourisme > Courchons hamlet

A hike that will take you to Courchons, an abandoned village in the commune of Saint André, overlooking Lake Castillon.

13.15 km

Head towards the N202 road. Turn left and follow it south to Hotel du Lac et forest 1- Take the Courchons track on the right. 500 m, join the intersection with the path of the col des Robines path. Continue to climb by the track. After several turns thus passed, gain the path to the Rouchas house. 2- Leave the Courchons tracks and follow this path passing at the foot of houses. Get in a valley by the path and continue in the undergrowth, in a succession of steep passages and flats to a pass. Go west towards the ridge and the ruins of the Courchons old village. 3- Go past the chapel and continue down to the plateau (leave a track on the right and pass in front of the bread oven. In front of the Granges building, take the track on the right and go up slightly until the oratory. On the other side, go down the path and cut the track several times. At 1 km, leave the path towards Moriez and continue on the track. After two shortcuts, get to the pass. 4- Leave the track and follow the path to the left along a clearing.. Stay on the right side of the field. At the end, go down to another field and go to the right on the edge of the wood until you reach the end. Get down by the track. At 800 m, then join the Subis path. Continue down to the track below. 5- Follow the path below which continues to descend. Pass in front of a horse park, near an old nursery ONF and go out to the road. Take straight, cross the pavilion area and join the village of St-André-les-Alpes.


  • Delicate passages

    avoid the hot summers, leave early. Provide: 2L of water per person, a hat and walking shoes.

  • Markup

    Balisage Petite Randonée

  • Difference in level

    567m ( Positive : 567m - Negative : 567m )

  • Documents
    • KML
    • GPX
    • PDF
    • GPX / KML files allow you to export the route of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Prices

    Free of charge.

04170 Saint-André-les-Alpes-en