Hiking/walking in Sothern Touraine in the Loire Valley
that may not be widely known, is the French love for walking - their
commitment to the 'Randonnée' is such, according to franceonfoot.com,
that although the country is three times England’s size, it has more
than eight times the mileage of public footpaths.
are marked out to make them easy to follow using
colour coded symbols examples of which can be seen here
There are organized walks throughout the season through
beautiful countryside all over the region which for a
small fee (normally around €3.00) you can join in with
the local walkers or you can choose the self-guided
walks offered throughout the region.
In the house you will find laminated maps with local
information for Le Grand Presigny and 16 other local
villages. The walks range from 2 to 20 km.
Every year in September Southern Touraine, which has
over 250 km of hiking trails , organizes a grand
Randonnee on foot, by bicycle or on horseback
You can see some examples of local walks here:
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