Difficulty Moderate

Duration 02h

Elevation 55 D +

Distance 8 km

Yellow and white markings.

  • Departure Rue de Saint André 42153 Riorges
  • LOOP
Between the Renaison and Marclet streams, this circuit connects the city and the countryside, in the shade of the undergrowth. Three "castles" from different eras punctuate the walk.

Itinerary to find in the topographical guide:
Topoguide Walk in the Roannais.

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The start


Step 1


Step 2


Step 3


Step 4


Step 5


Step 6

1 - Departure

From the Beaulieu Park car park, take the path along the Renaison stream. After 1 kilometer of route, take the footbridge on your left and cross the Renaison. A little further on, cross the Renaison again.

2 - Step 1

Follow the chemin du Lavoir, to arrive on the rue Jean Plasse. Turn left and left again on rue Saint-Alban. Cross and take the Allée de Neubourg.

3 - Step 2

At the ford cross the Renaison by the footbridge. Cut a road and take the Chemin d'Origny.

4 - Step 3

Cross the Ouches road (D31) and take the Sainte-Marie road. Enter the wood of Fouillouse.

5 - Step 4

Route de la Fouillouse, turn left and follow the tarmac always straight for 1.5 kilometers. Pass in front of a few houses and go down to cross the Ouches road.

6 - Step 5

Continue straight until the roundabout.

7 - Step 6

Go around the roundabout to the left and cross Boulevard Ouest. Take the waterfall path and go up along the Renaison to the Château de Beaulieu and your starting point.

On the course



Le Bistro de Beaulieu

Le Bistro de Beaulieu

Le Bistro de Beaulieu

Le Bistro de Beaulieu

Le Bistro de Beaulieu


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