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Quimperlé – Pont-Scorff

STAGE PROFILE (19.2km) 4H45

DIRECTIONS

00.0 Quimperlé : Depart from the abbey church of Sainte-Croix taking the rue de l'Ellé to cross the bridge of Lovignon over the river Ellé then head left onto the place de Lovignon [On your left, a beautiful statue of Théodore Hersart, Vicount of La Villemarqué, born at Quimperlé, and considered to be the father of the rediscovery of the oral literary heritage of Brittany, and author of Barzaz Breiz, a record of the popular songs of Brittany]. Cross the square to turn right at the far end, and continue to go alongside the Ellé by the small road ruelle des Gorêts then the promenade Glenmor for 1km, initially enjoying the view over the site of the windmill of moulin des Gorêts and its sluice channel. Continue straight ahead on the track of la Motte for 300m before going up to the right onto a path which, after 700m, forks left to get to the area of Kerdaniel. Head right on the road which joins the D22 after 350m Turn left (rue d'Arzano) going alongside the ...

0h40 02.8 ... Résidence du Bois Joli. After 1km, take a little road on your left. At 1.5km, cross a picnic area and follow a path in the woods as far as the area of Kergreff ; Turn left here and continue to follow the GR34E. A little more than 1km further, you leave the GR on a slope for a path on the right, to get to a little road which you take to the right as far as the area of Croix-Rouge (7.1km) ; here turn left onto the D22 (very dangerous). Follow the hard shoulder for 100m, then turn towards Vorlen, Kerlen and a pumping (petrol?) station. Follow the path towards the right alongside a stream ; cross one paved road after a little more than 1km, then at a second paved road, a little less than 1km away, turn left towards Guernégan and follow the pedestrian path as far as the market town...

2h40 11.2 ... Rédéné ; go through, passing in front of the church and the mairie (mayor’s office), and at the beginning of rue des Ecoles go right, then bear left 250m further after a barrier. 500m after a stadium, the path crosses a wooded area with a stream before reaching a field, then a little road in the area of Boterff (12.9km). Go right for 800 m, then turn left at the first junction of Kerganaouen. Continue by the little dirt track on the left as far as the hamlet of...

3h45 15.0 ... Kerlau. Take a left at the junction onto the road which leads straight for Nocunolé. Continue on the same road which soon veers to the right. Leave two little junction on the right and after a little more than 1km from the last-named area, go right at the third junction (a T-junction) in the direction of the village of Lesbin. There continue, keeping left near the chapel [old parish church of Lesbin] to go alongside the cemetery, and turn left into the treelined route de Lesbin, then onto the roads of Dr Rialland and Terrien, after having crossed the D6, to go to the centre of the market town of...

4h45 19.2 ... Pont-Scorff. The church is on the right, on rue du Général-de-Langle-du-Carry.