Bocage itinerary : Tallud Ste Gemme-St Aubin des Ormeaux

Personnes concernées: 
93 kms
4 jours
Percentage of paths: 
70 %
Car park address at starting point: 
Ferme Equestre de La Tuilerie (horse farm)
Other car parks: 
Spring at St Aubin des Ormeaux

This wooded trail is South/north facing. Although iit is marked by  General Council, it is better to have a map.

This route is intended to be taken in several stages.

Warning : some paths are not available for carriages.

Be extra careful in Bretèche Park. Avoid the bridge by following the stream to cross the concrete ford along the campground.

Be careful crossing the two footbridges toward POUPET :  cross with your horse in hand to relieve the horse's weight.

These difficulties were reported by the CDTE 85 (Equestrian Tourist Board). We do not know if they have been taken into account.the private 

To avoid D72 road up to ST MALO DU BOIS, you can apply to "COussais Grande" for an authorisation to use the "Perine perdue" private path. Contact: Mr Eddy MIOT, Ecurie CAPALLE, 06 15 97 99 45.

After crossing Grenon Bridge, go up the road and cross the first car park "Valley of the Sèvre." After the car park in the meadow, you will find signs.

Proposed stages:

  • Le Tallud Ste Gemme - Le Boupère 25 km
  • Le Boupère St Mars - la Réorthe 23 km
  • St Mars la Réorthe - St Malo du Bois 20 km
  • St Malo du Bois - St Aubin des Ormeaux 25 km
Dangerous areas, restrictions: 
Bretèche Park: avoid the bridge and follow the stream to cross the ford.
Two other footbridges toward POUPET: cross with your horse in hand to relieve the horse's weight.