Sporting activities in Burzet, Ardèche

Opening : From 01/04 to 31/10, daily.
On request - RDV at 9am at the Pré du Bois farm on the Barricaude pass.

Subject to favorable weather.

Discover the Verrerie peat bog in Burzet. This incredible protected natural area is teeming with incredible flora and fauna: sphagnum mosses, drosera (carnivorous plants), insects and other flowers, as well as an astonishing heritage history...

The ground is moving!
Yes, you're in the middle of the peat bog on a "raft" made of sphagnum moss (a variety of moss specific to peat bogs) which is like a real sponge.
Oh, and here's a plant that eats insects!
We'd like to introduce you to the "star" of peat bogs, the drosera, a carnivorous plant. But why is it here, in this environment where life is so difficult?
Doesn't it look like ruins in the middle of a peat bog?
Yes, there is also a heritage of human activity here, with a former glass industry located on the peat bog (or in the immediate vicinity). Here, in a few lines, is a tiny part of the riches of the Verrerie peat bog that we invite you to discover.

When you make your booking, you will join a group of hikers to do the hike together - the hike is validated if there are at least 6 participants. Length of walk: 2h30 / Level: Easy / Distance: 4 km - Difference in altitude: + 100 m / - 100 m

Equipment to bring :
- Shoes suitable for hiking/walking
- Small rucksack
- Drinks and snacks
- A cap
- Sunglasses
- Rainwear
- Binoculars if you have them

This hike is guided by a state-qualified mountain leader or nature guide (mountain leader, GPN, BPJES hiker or trainee). The guide supervises and leads groups of all ages on and off-piste in the mid-range mountains, in accordance with safety rules. They also help people to discover the fauna and flora of natural environments, as well as the heritage and history of the local people, landscapes and mountains they cross. He is the group's privileged contact and will listen to your expectations.

Adult: 15 €
Child (7-11 years): 11 €.
  • Car park
  • Parking
  • Booking obligatory
  • Pets accepted: Unknown
  • Pets allowed (supplementary payment): Unknown

Guided walk: The treasures of the peat bogs

Massif Central Randonnées
1361, route de la Brousse
Pré du Bois
07450 Burzet

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