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Sentier des Brandes – Forêt de la Coubre

The Coubre forest massif now covers nearly 8 ha. Its essential role is above all to contain the invasion and the movements of the sands in the peninsula of Arvert. It is the largest national forest in Charente-Maritime.

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The species that make it up are essentially maritime pine and holm oak, and to a lesser extent pedunculate oak. The Coubre forest is home to a varied fauna, notably large wild ungulates such as red deer, roe deer and numerous suids, but also more furtively, species of strong heritage interest such as the all too rare Cistude, the only water turtle sweet native…
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DifficultySuitable for beginnersDuration00hDistance3,5 km
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