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Walk along informative footpaths starting at Champtoceaux. Follow 2 different path studded with 12 open books displaying details in English on the history and legends of Champtoceaux : the "Mediaeval Path" and the "Tales and Legends Path".

A picturesque walk with a remarkable panorama of the Loire Valley !

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The "Mediaeval Path", in red on the map, will bring to life the ancient town through the ruins of the Citadel.
4 km - about 90 minutes - Books 1 to 7

1. The City of Dreams : who remembers Chateauceaux ?

2. The Medieval City : ramparts made up of three walls, flanked by 20 towers, were all protected by large ditches, encircling 25 hectares.

3. The Feudal System

4. The Hey-Day of the Middle Ages : the life in the château

5. The Hundred Year War : destruction of Châteauceaux

6. The port, the toll bridge and the water mill

7. The Legend of the Monk who betrayed his lord

 

The "Tales and Legends Path", in green on the map, will offer you a picturesque walk with remarkable panorama of the Loire Valley.
3 km - 60 minutes - Books 8 to 12

8. The Sun

9. The Druids

10. A revered spring

11. The Loire (text of Gaston Vaudou translated in English).

12. "Conteur d'Epaves" (Text of a song : Hélène et Jean-François Salmon).

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