Between plain and bocage, you will discover the rich and surprising nature around Bessay


The Vendée plain forms a stretch of land located in between the relief of the Bocage and the Marais Poitevin. This region offers landscapes open to rectilinear and flat fields, where dwellings are mainly grouped in villages. It is dotted with many testimonies of history, traces of past activities and also shelters a remarkable natural heritage. This tour is an invitation to discover many traces and testimonies of the past: the Château de Bessay, the dwelling of Chaligny... At the bend of the paths, you will reach the Smagne valley, charming winding river flowing into the Lay: along the water, you will discover the remains of mills and other hydraulic structures: the Old Bridge of Mainclaye, the Mills of Mainclaye, the washhouse of Bessay.....

  • Types : buckle


  • Type of itinerary : Cyclotourist
  • Difficulty : Easy
  • Length : 3h
  • Distance : 19 km
  • Marking : Rouge
  • Starting commune : BESSAY
  • Arriving commune : BESSAY
  • Type of land : Greenway