Poffy - Signage in front of a rapeseed field © Lot Tourisme - C. Sanchez
Lot Tourisme - C. Sanchez

Circuit of the Cloup d'Aural Phosphates

from BACH
That's it BACH
Duration 02h30 (UTC -XNUMX:XNUMX)
Difficulty Easy
Distance 9km
Ascent 80m

This path takes place partly on the way to Compostela and goes alongside old phosphate mines where many fossils lie.

In 2007, the inventory of the geological heritage of the Lot department revealed the presence of a geological heritage of unsuspected richness. This inventory revealed the presence of a very diversified heritage with indications of the opening of the central Atlantic Ocean 170 million years ago, an exceptional karstic morphology, rare mineral forms, etc.


Go equipped with suitable shoes and waterproof clothing, protect yourself from the sun, bring water and find out about the weather conditions.


Yellow (+ interpretation terminals)

On the D19 at the entrance to the phosphate pits site.
46230 BACH
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