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Le Youdig < > Landeleau

STAGE PROFILE :  27.0 km   6h45

DIRECTIONS

00.0 –  Leave Le Youdig by the road, heading right. At the first intersection, less than 500m away, take a left as far as the D36, which is 1km further on. There go down to the left for 150m and, near a yellow house, turn right onto a track (getting back onto the direct route).

If you have followed the direct route, cross the D36 near the yellow house and head for the track on the opposite side.

Stay on this path for 2.5km approx. Turn right. Pass through the hamlets of Lein Tan and...

1h15 05.3 –... Plouénez. After 800m, at the place called La Chapelle Ruinée (the ruined church), near the village of Kerrannou, leave the tarmac road to take, on the right, between two rocks, a ‘hollow’ embankmented path. Pass by a stream. After 500m, at the hamlet of Kerfermon, take a right then, 20m further, go down a path on the left and continue as far as the river Ellez. Take a left, then go immediately right along the tarmac road. Pass the bridge and continue straight as far as the junction where there is a Cross, 300m away. Take a left. 350m further on the left you find the entrance of the château of Rusquec. Continue along the road for 700m as far as the D14 ; go left then immediately right to arrive at the village of...

2h15 9.4 –... Saint-Herbot. After the beautiful chapel, go straight ahead up the tarmac road for 300m before taking a left (signposted Elphen and Collorec) towards the place known as Elfenn. You can continue on the road (easier) or, at the far outskirts of Elphen, go down a track on the right for about 400m and turn left (careful: not easy to see!). The track goes back to the tarmac road which you had left after 800m. Here head right towards Kerifin a little more 1km away. There, during the (tough) climb, turn left ; short downhill then long and tough uphill ! (At the top, a viewpoint over the foothills of the Monts d'Arrée, the Montagnes Noires and the chapel of Saint-Guénolé, to the left.) After Ty Coquil (14.7km), head onto, 500m further, a grassy track on the right. This reaches a little tarmac road upon which you go left and then immediately right (place known as Kerziellou). The track crosses a stream and joins a small tarmac road before Kernévez. Take it heading left then right as far as the D-road which leads towards the market town of ...

4h10 16.9 –... Collorec. (In the square, a recently built fountain decorated with a scallop shell recalls the passage of past pilgrims), Pass by in front of the church. Take the second road on the right (rue Traversière), then again right onto the road for Plonévez-du-Faou (D48) and left onto the road called Hent ar Mor for Peulliou (signposted). Pass by the hamlets of Rest ar C'hoz and Kervaro. At Kergoz, 2km from the market town, turn left, and go through the village. Continue on a farm track which slants right, then left after 400m. At the place known as Respidal, take a dirt road on the left, then the little tarmac road which comes next. At about 1.3km from Respital, pass through the place known as Le Vern and, 200 m after, turn left and take a track which is cluttered at the beginning; go along at the right hand border of a field to get to the place known as Rest ; go through and head right on a paved road. At the far outskirts of the village take a path to the right which you stay on as far as a tarmac road. Continue to the village of...

5h45 23,3... Penquer-Loïs. Take opposite you a ‘hollow’ embankmented track as far as the place known as Liny, 500m away. Continue, after having turned right, along an agricultural access track for approx 1.6km. When you see a group of livestock buildings (300m approx. ahead) take a left, for 600m, along a track towards a tarmac road, which you then follow along to the left as far as a Cross, take a right to arrive at the market town of...

6h45 27,0... Landeleau.