SENTIER PÉDESTRE LA VALLÉE DE LA SMAGNE

Distance: 12 km
Duration (average): 3h00

Adapted to:

By foot

Easy

3h

Start: BESSAY
Buckle
Promenade et Randonnée (PR) footpath
Jaune
En hiver, et après de fortes pluies, certaines portions de ce circuit peuvent être inondées.

Description

This path offers a lovely walk in a wild, green setting and leads to the banks of the Smagne. Stone scrapers and polished axes found at the confluence of the Lay and Smagne rivers bear witness to a very ancient past. The Châtelard Oppidum (Gallo-Roman period), a defensive camp set in a loop of the Smagne, is also the oldest vestige of the area and served as natural protection.
From the wash-house, which dates back to the 19th century, head for the church, which underwent several restorations following the storm of 1972 and a fire in 1992...

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