Green way « Passa Païs »

Dream of nature, escape, alone, in couple or with your family? On foot, bike or horse, discover the beautiful “voie verte”, called “passa païs”, from Mazamet to Bédarieux in Hérault.

Discover new horizons.

Voie verte Passa Païs
Voie Verte Passa Païs ©Claire Libessart PNRHL

A gentle and nice path

A “voie verte” of 80 bucolic kms path, through small valleys and hills. Next to woods, between streams, pont Eiffel, different landscapes, you will discover the Parc Naturel Regional du Haut Languedoc and the Montagne Noire.

This path will show you a part of Hérault, the village of Olargues (one of the “plus beaux villages de France”) or the spa town of Lamalou les Bains.

Voie verte Passa Païs, à la sortie de Mazamet ©Anne Guillaumet PNRHL
Voie verte Passa Païs, tunnel de la Fenille ©Dav_Id

Events on the way

The Parc Naturel Régional du Haut Languedoc organizes events on the Voie Verte, when there are national days of Voies Vertes. Every autumn there are animations and tastings for cyclists and walkers.

Cultural rides

Next to this “Voie Verte”, you will see numerous interesting and touristic places: textile museum in Labastide Rouairoux, Soult- Berg chateau in St Amans Soult, Musée de la Préhistoire in St Pons, Grottes in Courniou, Gorges d’Héric… Ideal to mix nature and culture, rides, architectural heritage and nice discoveries.

Le petit +

Long way :  you can sleep every night in a different place.

Practical informations

No difficulties. Suitable for families. No motorbikes. Bike renting possible: Esprit Moto / Deux fois deux roues