Walk around the pearl of Morvan : Uchon

Uchon is a small village located in the south of Burgundy, it is the starting point of many hikes to discover the region.

The site of Uchon located at 680 m of altitude is famous for its granite rocks which form chaos. The place is worth a look but it is not very touristy, it is mostly frequented by a local population. You can walk in the rocks quite easily, there is a big parking right next to it. If you want to visit the region a little more, Uchon can be the starting point of many hikes of varying lengths.

L'auberge Messire Jean

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The orientation table

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The orientation table
You can enjoy a magnificent panorama of the whole region.

The moor

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The moor

Viewpoint on the Morvan

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Viewpoint on the Morvan
As man no longer cultivates the soil, the forest becomes more and more important in the landscape.

Granite blocks

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Granite blocks
Erosion has shaped the landscape by removing the softest soils and leaving only the hardest granite rocks.

The rocks of the Carnival

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The rocks of the Carnival
Names have been given to some very characteristic piles of rocks: the Dog's Nose, the Crumbling Stone...

Hiking trails from Uchon

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Hiking trails from Uchon
The hiking trails are well marked.

Promenade in cariole

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Promenade in cariole
In summer it is possible to go for a ride in a horse-drawn cart.

an inn

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an inn
After your walk you will find a hostel to eat.
Departure point (Google Maps)

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