Guédelon’s Path

Market circuit n°23.
In an hour walking, rendezvous in the 13th century, on a legendary path and meet the middle-age castles builders.

Technical sheet
No. 7152317
A Treigny walk posted on 30/03/21 by OT Puisaye-Forterre. Update : 31/03/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 3h00[?]
Distance Distance : 9.76km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 75m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 76m
Highest point Highest point : 297m
Lowest point Lowest point : 226m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Puisaye
Location Location : Treigny (89520)
Starting point Starting point : N 47.550714° / E 3.181634°
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Departure from le Champ de Foire facing the northern entrance of the old graveyard.

(D/A) Cross la Rue (street) du Petit Pont and take the Chemin de la Déplaisance (at the very left), to North-West direction. On the way, leave a path going an the right. You’re arriving at Les Jolivots’ hamlet (cross on the right).

(1) Take the little road going to West (ignore the one going rightly right that serves some houses). Keep going until the end, walking along the château de Ratilly on your left (ability to turn around it).

(2) Keep going leaving all around you Les Martins’ hamlet, Le Bourg-sans-Paille’s hamlet and Les Pautrats’ hamlet.

(3) From the end of this road borded by funny trees called “tétards”, take the sandy path going North-West. Leave a first path crossed on your right (forest path) and keep going to the next crossing.

(4) Take the path on your right and go down leaving a walk on the right.

(5) Pass at the foot of les Neufs Pas. Keep going left to achieve on a large road (D955).

(6) _Cross cautiously_, go down on the right (the path goes along a wooden fencing) to join the middle-age castle Guédelon. At the end of your visit, retrace your path.

(5) Turn left (visually, almost straight). Cross the ford on the footbridge or even through the stream if the level of water allows it. Forget the path going left and rejoin the Château Colnot (a simple house on the right).

(7) Turn right, go in front of a small pond. At the fork, veer off right and arrive at a crosswalk of 5, whose a larger forest path.

(8) Take the second left path. Several side junctions are to be left. After a glade with a field on the right, a path is on the right.

(9) Take it and keep going to the first crosswalk. Turn right and at the second crosswalk, turn left. Then, keep walking straight to the wood’s exit. So rejoin the departure point (D/A).

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 233m - Champ de Foire
1 : km 0.84 - alt. 249m - Crossroads
2 : km 1.34 - alt. 271m - Château de Ratilly
3 : km 2.16 - alt. 287m - Les Pautrats
4 : km 3.07 - alt. 287m - Crossroads
5 : km 4.46 - alt. 269m - Common point Round trip - Les Neufs Pas
6 : km 4.58 - alt. 271m - D955 Road
7 : km 6.06 - alt. 278m - Arrival on a small asphalt road
8 : km 6.98 - alt. 279m - Crossroads of 5 paths
9 : km 8.06 - alt. 272m - T-crossroads
D/A : km 9.76 - alt. 233m - Champ de Foire - Chantier médiéval de Guédelon

Useful Information

The path a bit muddy at the end when it has recently rained. Possibility to eat in Guédelon. Lovely circuit to do with children.
This circuit is offered by the Tourist Center of Puisaye-Forterre.
It is reported and marked by a yellow line (PR®) and is n°23. If you have encountered a difficulty (obstacle, lack of marks, lack of upkeeping…) thank you to tell us here.
Accommodations (B&B, gites and youth hostel) and restaurants in the village of Treigny.
Reserved camping-car park in the center of the village.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

During the walk or to do/see around

Let yourself be counted by the legend of the nine steps.
(6) Don’t miss a complete visit of Guédelon, once your on-site.
More informations : Tourist Center of Puisaye-Forterre.

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