Strolls around the island

Walking/pedestrian at Béhuard

9.0 km
Walking/pedestrian
2h 35min
Easy
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  • Located 17 km upstream Angers, Béhuard, “Petite cité de caractère” (Little town of Character) at the edge of the Loire river, is the only town located on an island on the Loire river. You will discover on the path the rich and different...

    Located 17 km upstream Angers, Béhuard, “Petite cité de caractère” (Little town of Character) at the edge of the Loire river, is the only town located on an island on the Loire river. You will discover on the path the rich and different landscapes of the island.

    Touristic places
    Béhuard is also well-known as a spiritual stage. The King Louis XI ordered the construction of the Notre Dame de Béhuard chapel, today a place of pilgrimage. Nowadays, many believers receive communion during the Marian feasts on the 15th of August. The Loire river has long been considered as the favourite communication axis pour merchant traffic and shows in summer all the groynes that were created for an easier navigation.

    Equipment at your disposal
    Toilets and tables in the “Droits de l’Homme” parking
    Picnic tables at the edge of the Guillemette arm of the Loire river.

    Starting point
    Droits de l'Homme parking

    Circuit marked out in mauve. Circuit liable to flooding.

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