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Lanfains < > St-Caradec

7h25 29.8 km

DIRECTIONS :

0.00 – At Lanfains, take the road opposite the church, then turn left and follow the C 4 in the direction of Bodéo. At the outskirts of the town, take a left at the first intersection of roads; carry straight on to the next junction. Turn left in the direction of Porte Perro at the following intersection. Follow the GR 371 (grande randonnée, a long walking trail waymarked red/white horizontal stripes). Pass by the farm ; take an embanked tree-lined path [chemin creux] then, below this, turn left. Go past the first road on your right and keep going as far as La Côte de Kerho. Take a right and continue as far as the hamlet of. ..

1h00 04.0 – ... Kerho. At the next intersection, take a left then a right at the second intersection in the area of Vieil Argouët (km 5.3). Once again on the GR 371, at the intersection with the D44, go straight ahead in the direction of Argouët on the D41. Continue in the direction of Kergonan. At the top of this area, go right between two houses onto a dirt track. Follow the GRP (grande randonée pèdestre – the long distance walking trail) along the left bank of the reservoir of the...

2h20 09.7 – ... Barrage (Dam) de Bosméléac. Cross over at the dam and turn left. Follow the road lined with elm trees and turn right after a small bridge which spans the river Oust. Cross a wild parking area ; cross over again on a bridge spanning the Oust and follow the feed-canal of Hilvern, on its right bank. Above the quarry, cross over again via a bridge and walk beside the feed-canal on its left bank. At the next stone bridge, change banks. Cross a tarmac road, continue straight ahead. After a hairpin bend, turn right at the first road. Go up the C 5 in the direction of the hamlet of Kerbloux. Carry on straight in the direction of...

3h40 14.8 – ... Merléac. Go throuh the town and head down to the village of Saint-Léon-Pape, via the C 9. Pass through the area of Beau-Séjour, over the bridge which spans a stream and go back up towards ...

4h10 16.7 – ... the chapel of Saint-Jacques de Saint-Léon. At the square, head left in the direction of Quillio, then to the right at the following intersection in the direction of Bois Boscher. Carry on, take a left at the first junction of roads and continue straight ahead to the second intersection. After this, at the T-junction, take a right then immediately left onto a dirt track which comes out onto the D 69, which you follow to the left as far as the Fontaine de Lorette. Go left and head up towards the site of the chapel Notre-Dame-de-Lorette. Straight ahead, take the path and go down towards a tarmac road. Head right and carry on to the D 35. Cross it and come out opposite to the ...

5h25 21.7 – ... town centre of Quillio. At the church, take the D 69 to the right in the direction of Saint-Thélo then again right at the outskirts of the town in the direction of Lande du Rest, Guernay, Lande de la Croix, Commané and ...

6h15 25.2 – ... Kerguehuic. In this last hamlet, rejoin the feed-canal of Hilvern. Go along it on the right bank. Pass through the hamlet of Bâtiment (farm below the feed-canal). Continue, and leave the feed-canal at the second bridge, turning left in the direction of Kerdudaval. Go left onto the road below the feed-canal, then very soon onto a farm track on the right. On the hillside, go left to get back onto the feed-canal. Turn left and follow it using the left bank, as far as the area of La Croix (crossing point of the C 7) : turn left and go down towards the town of...

7h25 29.8 – ... Saint-Caradec.