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Woodland and countryside walk

Walking/pedestrian in Saint-Lambert-la-Potherie
15.6 km
Walking/pedestrian
4h
Easy
  • This walk explores the area around Avrillé and its many parks while taking you along country paths.

    Touristic places
    - The church of Saint-Lambert-la-Potherie has still old Romanesque openings on its northern wall, toward the presbytery garden, even after its modernization in the 19th century.

    - The “Domaine des Écots” is an example of housing estate from the 70’s for wealthy people. The 112 plots are along two loops, forming a big eight and reachable using two entrances. The Norman...

    This walk explores the area around Avrillé and its many parks while taking you along country paths.

    Touristic places
    - The church of Saint-Lambert-la-Potherie has still old Romanesque openings on its northern wall, toward the presbytery garden, even after its modernization in the 19th century.

    - The “Domaine des Écots” is an example of housing estate from the 70’s for wealthy people. The 112 plots are along two loops, forming a big eight and reachable using two entrances. The Norman revival style, architect’s houses or Loire houses come one after another, protected by big hedges.

    - The Giffard company, well-known for its peppermints, opened in 2016 this new syrup production site and transferred its logistics platform there, as part of its development plan.

    - The Renaissance-style Château de la Chaussée was built in 1872 by Earl Tessé de la Motte, as indicated by the T and the M intertwined in the château’s pediment. Its more than 20 ha park is well-known for the richness of and varied tree species with exceptional essences, classified in INRA.

    Equipment at your disposal
    - Picnic tables in the Parc des Fontaines.

    Departure points 
    - Church, rue de l'Aubriaie in Saint-Lambert-la-Potherie
    - Salle de la Coudre, rue Ferrières in Saint-Léger-des-Bois (Saint-Léger-de-Linières) 

    Circuit marked out in mauve.
    Download the hiking sheet

  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)