Permanent TRAIL circuit in Bessines

Monts d'Ambazac Landscape - Trail

Parcours de trail coureur hommeBessines-sur-Gartempe Town Hall and Tourist Office present a permanent Trail circuit in the Monts du Limousin, north-east of Limoges. This circuit is offered to you in a green and unspoiled setting in the hills of the Monts d'Ambazac.


The Émeraudes circuit

Distance: 32 km

Minimum altitude: 332 m

Maximum altitude: 513 m

+ Height difference: 673 m

- Height difference: 671 m


This trail was created primarily for running, but it is also open to walking and MTB (under their own responsibility).




circuit Trail des émeraudes à Bessines






 Download the presentation leaflet on the circuit. 


 You can also download the GPS file on












Don't forget: a snack, water, appropriate footwear and protection from the rain. Think about taking your rubbish with you. Never leave without telling someone where you are. Respect the flora and fauna. Never light a fire. Avoid damaging the paths and the surrounding areas.





6, avenue du 11 novembre 1918 
87250 Bessines-sur-Gartempe
TEL. 05 55 76 09 28
Fax. 05 55 76 68 45


Opening times
Mid September to mid June 
Monday to Saturday: 9 AM to noon/2 PM to 5:30 PM 
Mid June to mid-September
Monday to Saturday: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM/2:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Sunday and bank holidays: 10 AM to noon (14 July to 15 August) 
October to April
Closed Thursday afternoons outside school holidays