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Marcillé plateau to the towpath

Walking/pedestrian in Longuenée-en-Anjou

13.6 km
Walking/pedestrian
3h 30min
Easy
13.6 km
Touring cyclist
1h 15min
Easy
  • On this walk around Membrolle-sur-Longuenée and Pruillé you can expect to discover beautiful countryside, orchards and peaceful undulating trails. 

    Touristic places
    - The Choiseau valley surrounding this little stream is a direct tributary of the Mayenne river. You can find, in this valley, a small vine hut, the evidence of the presence of a vineyard that used to produce sweet white wine.
    - In Feneu, if you come back down to the Mayenne river and walk along hectares of pome and stone fruit...

    On this walk around Membrolle-sur-Longuenée and Pruillé you can expect to discover beautiful countryside, orchards and peaceful undulating trails. 

    Touristic places
    - The Choiseau valley surrounding this little stream is a direct tributary of the Mayenne river. You can find, in this valley, a small vine hut, the evidence of the presence of a vineyard that used to produce sweet white wine.
    - In Feneu, if you come back down to the Mayenne river and walk along hectares of pome and stone fruit cultures with the Vauléard orchards.
    - Mayenne’s towpath used to permit the pulling of small boats by men or horses. They went back up the river thanks to “towing”.
    - On the right bank, the Roussière lock is a must-see for fluvial tourism. With its fascinating architecture, this is a quiet and pleasant place.
    - The port of Pruillé welcomes many pleasure-sailors for gourmet breaks in the open-air cafe or the inn but also to cross the Mayenne river with its ferry “Le trait d’Union” propelled with its two waterwheels.

    Equipment at your disposal
    - Picnic tables in front of the port of Pruillé

    Departure points 
    - Town Hall, square des Treilles at Pruillé (Longuenée-en-Anjou)
    - Place Eric Tabarly in La Membrolle-sur-Longuenée (Longuenée-en-Anjou)

    Practical information 
    - Trail not passable during floods 

    Circuit marked out in mauve.