The Andryes' Marsh path

Marked hike n°62.
This site located in the void diagonal, as some like to say, conceals many assets.
If, with the help of agricultural machinery, the search for productivity was the goal in the middle of the 20th century, it has not led to the expected results. Today, it is towards a restoration of biodiversity that we are moving. The fauna and flora are gradually returning.
Discovering this heritage also helps to educate children.
Superb educational walk!

Technical sheet
No. 20461683
A Andryes walk posted on 26/03/22 by OT Puisaye-Forterre. Update : 25/04/22
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h10[?]
Distance Distance : 3.87km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 14m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 14m
Highest point Highest point : 175m
Lowest point Lowest point : 156m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Puisaye
Location Location : Andryes (89480)
Starting point Starting point : N 47.526269° / E 3.466653°
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The departure is located at the parking lot situated down the road RD39.

(D/A) Follow the path with the pond on the left. Turn left to continue and keep the pond on the left. Go around by the path often laid out in the undergrowth.

(1) Arrived at the end of the pond, turn left once to join the access road and take it to the right.

(2) Go left at the aqueduct. Cross the river on the footbridge and turn right to reach the Buffières bridge. Turn left without crossing the bridge and reach a second bridge.

(3) Just before this bridge, turn left, continue along the canal on your right. In front of the barrier, take the footbridge on the right. At the exit, turn left and follow this canal. In front of the hedge, turn left, cross over the footbridge.

(4) Turn left, then cross the Druyes River (also called the Andryes Rill) by the wooden footbridge.
At the exit of it, prefer either opposite, the path on the wooden path lined with reeds or, at the exit of the footbridge, choose to take the path of Naturalness.
In both cases, arrive on the old railway line, go left.
Join the parking lot (D/A).

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 161m
1 : km 1.39 - alt. 165m - Left - right to reach the path
2 : km 1.81 - alt. 165m - Part in the undergrowth
3 : km 2.24 - alt. 156m - To the left at the exit of the bridge. - Druyes (rivière)
4 : km 3.33 - alt. 158m - Barrage à aiguilles sur la Druyes
D/A : km 3.87 - alt. 161m

Useful Information

Easy family route. Depending on the season, adapt the appropriate shoes.
This route is well documented and signposted. You will find a visitor's guide on the Information panel. If no malicious has passed, it sits in a nifty display.

Interesting photos to take on the course.

A page to find out more about this heritage presentation.
This marked trail following the markup charter of the Community of Communes of Puisaye-Forterre bears the number 62 inscribed on plates with a yellow background.
The markup was carried out by the association A chacun son chemin en Puisaye-Forterre in October 2019.
In case of trouble, thank you to fill the questionnary (it will take you 1 or 2 minutes).

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

Besides the village of Andryes and its history, to extend your visit, go to Druyes-les-Belles-Fontaines.

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