Around Chevré lake

A short trail in Brittany’s countryside with a section along the Veuvre that winds before flowing into Chevré lake. Do not miss the small Roman bridge with its stone arches.

Technical sheet
No. 15346
A La Bouëxière walk posted on 26/11/12 by imberti. Update : 11/03/16
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h55[?]
Distance Distance : 9.61km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 57m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 58m
Highest point Highest point : 113m
Lowest point Lowest point : 52m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : La Bouëxière (35340)
Starting point Starting point : N 48.195211° / W 1.460678°
Map IGN Map (Click to buy) : Ref. 1318SB
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Start at the car park by the Roman bridge at the edge of Chevré lake.

(S/F) Head north and cross the D528, make a right/left and take the path.
Follow the yellow line. Cross through Tarouanne and continue on a trail ahead that joins a broader path.

(1) Turn right, reach a crossroads on the road and continue opposite. Pass Le Paveillais and, 200 m further on, take the path to the right facing a pond until you reach the asphalt road.

(2) Turn left (an unmarked path), after the junction take the path ahead in the forest. Continue for 200 m and then take the mountain biking path to the right. Re-join the road, continue ahead, pass by Malecotais and follow the road for 500 m.

(3) Take the path to the right, remember to look for the ruins of an ancient village.

(4) At the D528 turn right and go as far as the crossroads.

(5) Turn left and go as far as the bridge.

(6) Follow the Veuvre to the right (take care as it may be flooded in winter) and then along the lake to the Roman bridge (D/A).

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. km 0
1 : km 1.45 - alt. km 1.45 - Turn right on the path
2 : km 3.01 - alt. km 3.01 - Turn left on the asphalt road
3 : km 5.25 - alt. km 5.25 - Head right towards the ruins
4 : km 6.03 - alt. km 6.03 - Right on the D528
5 : km 6.43 - alt. km 6.43 - Crossroads on D528
6 : km 6.89 - alt. km 6.89 - Right along the Veuvre
D/A : km 9.61 - alt. km 9.61

Useful Information

If the Veuvre is flooded at the crossroads (5) continue on the D528 to Chevré lake to reach the Roman bridge.

We advise taking IGN maps with you on this walk. Click here to buy : 1318SB.

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