From Arthon to La Sicaudais

Itinéraire
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- Departure/Arrival
- Point of interest
Circuit n° 1
  • TOWNS OF DEPARTURE AND ARRIVAL :
    • Place of departure Aire de pique-nique du plan d’eau de la Sicaudais
    • Place of arrival Aire de pique-nique du plan d’eau de la Sicaudais
  • DURATION AND DISTANCE OF THE ITINERARY :
    • Total distance of the itinerary (in km) 10,4
  • TYPE OF ITINERARY :
    • Promenade et de Randonnée (PR) footpath
  • DIFFICULTY OF THE ITINERARY :
    • Easy
  • LEVEL OF PRACTICE :
    • Blue level - Easy
    • Red level - Difficult

Presentation

Discover the hidden beauty of the Sicaudais at Arthon-en-Retz : a walk through the countryside and heritage  
Looking for a nature break and a trip back in time ? ⏳

Embark on an unforgettable hike or cycle ride between Arthon-en-Retz and La Sicaudais (departure from the La Sicaudais lake), to discover lush green countryside and a village full of charm.  

A trail of a thousand treasures : 

Come and recharge your batteries through fields and undergrowth, breathe in the fresh air and let the birdsong lull you to sleep . You'll pass by the Eco Centre, a unique facility dedicated to the treatment and recovery of local waste. ♻️
Follow the green country lanes and pass through picturesque villages with stone houses and tiled roofs, and discover the brick kilns and drying sheds in the hamlets of La Feuillardais and Le Poirier, remnants of a bygone era when these materials were essential to the construction of houses in the Sud-Loire. 

A journey through local history :
  • Did you know that the brick kilns and dryers at La Feuillardais and Le Poirier were still in operation at the beginning of the 20th century ? ️
  • These remains bear witness to ancestral craftsmanship and the importance of these materials in traditional construction.
  • Take advantage of this walk to immerse yourself in local history and discover the secrets of the heritage of this region rich in tradition.
So what are you waiting for ? Lace up your shoes or get on your bike and set off to conquer the Sicaudais and Arthon !

 :  Longer route with a few technical sections, suitable for beginners and mountain bikers.

 
The hiking sheets can be downloaded from our site or at your disposal in the Tourist Information Offices.
  • Geographical zone :
    • Chaumes en Retz
  • TYPE OF ITINERARY :
    • Promenade et de Randonnée (PR) footpath
  • THEME OF ITINERARY :
    • Countryside tour
    • Background (history )
    • Nature and discovery

Pics

  • Promenade en campagne
  • La nature
  • Circuit d'Arthon à la Sicaudais
Promenade en campagneLa natureCircuit d'Arthon à la Sicaudais
Contact details of the owner
From Arthon to La Sicaudais
  • TYPE OF ITINERARY :
    • En boucle
    • Cycle touring
    • Pedestrian
  • DURATION OF THE ITINERARY IN BIKE :
    • Duration of the itinerary in bike 1:00
  • DURATION OF THE ITINERARY ON FOOT :
    • Duration of the itinerary on foot 2:30
  • INFORMATIONS SUR L'ITINERAIRE :
    • 10,4 Km