OUTINGS ON FOOT OR BY BIKE

Walks and hiking trails.

OUTINGS ON FOOT OR BY BIKE

WALKS AND HIKING TRAILS.

There are many walks to be had around Chasseneuil de Poitou town centre : parc de la Ribaudière, Ile Verte, Saint Clement’s church square, île du Moulin d’Anguitard, pièce des Cards….all possible within one hour.

There are also waymarked hiking trails : « The Marsh Trail », the Nature Town Circuit « From Chasseneuil to the Ensoulesse valley » (circuit 10A) and the GR 655 – GR 364 trails are the most popular.

GRAND POITIERS NATURE TOWN TRAIL.

Grand Poitiers Nature Town Trail offers 3 varied hiking circuits around Chasseneuil du Poitou.

« From Chasseneuil to the Ensoulesse valley » (Circuit 10A) crosses the town centre before reaching the Ensoulesse dry valley & quarries and surrounding countryside

The « Futuroscope Trail » (circuit 10B) crosses the high-tech city and nearby crop-growing fields. This is also a fast and secure route for pedestrians and bikers to reach the town centre, municipal campsite and Tourist information office.

The municipal trail of the « Grand Poitiers Municpal trail » (circuit 1) leads through Chasseneuil town centre, « Temps Modernes » industrial estate, « Les Portes du Futur » shopping district and the « Marsh Trail ».

The Nature Town Trail links all the towns and villages of Grand Poitiers over 120km. Other trails to neighbouring towns (Migné Auxances, Montamisé, Buxerolles) can be reached from Chasseneuil du Poitou. The topographical guide « Poitiers et ses environs….. à pied et à VTT, offering 24 different walks and trails may be purchased from the Tourist information office.

« Nature walk » sheets (free) may be downloaded rom the « Grand Poitiers » site.