in Arces

PR N°3 – Arces-sur-Gironde

Starting from the church of Arces, a pleasant walk which is partly made up of a succession of hills overhanging the Gironde estuary, which dominate a vast marshy meadow.

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Between Arces-sur-gironde and Barzan, several beautiful views of the estuary along this route where you can discover the Gallo-Roman port of "Fâ" (commune of Barzan) and the magnificent church of Arces located on a path to Santiago de Compostela.

Garde Hill – At the top, exceptional view over the Gironde. Reservoir built by the Americans at the end of the First World War to supply Talmont, transformed by them into a landing port for military equipment which was shipped to the front via Saujon.

Circuit carried out by the Departmental Hiking Committee of Charente-Maritime.
Picnic area.Pedestrian sportsHiking route
DifficultySuitable for beginnersDuration02hElevation107 D- ​​/ 106 D+Distance14,5 km
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