Les Eaux de Poitiers

Stade de la Varenne - 86280 ST BENOIT
The rivers of Poitiers
Poitiers is its location on a rocky outcrop at its two rivers: the Clain and Boivre.
During this 3 hour walk (11 km) you will pass a watershed to another. Warning Coast is tough between the two but moving worth, the view of the Clain valley is magnificent.
On Boivre you walk along private gardens full advantage of the natural watering and public woodland or nature reigns.

General informations :

Parking: Stade de la Varenne, municipality of Saint-Benoit
Duration: Loop 11 kms / 3 hours on foot
Difficulty: A rather steep hill to go from one watershed to another
favorable periods: All year (be careful at the end of winter, some areas may be flooded)
Material:Feel free to take water and eventually your taste. Benches are present along the route: it's the opportunity of a break.

Please note these circuits are not marked.

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Stade de la Varenne

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Features hiking

Difficulty : Difficult
Distance : 11000m
Duration : 3h

To see and do nearby
Musée Sainte Croix Poitiers
Regional prehistory is represented with an exceptional set of engravings of the Grotte de la Marche ...
Poitiers Tourist Office
45, place Charles de Gaulle - BP 377 - 86009 Poitiers cedex
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