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Rochefort-en-Terre -  Saint Jacut - Redon

7h00 28km

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00.0 – Rochefort-en-Terre. Your Way goes via Rue Centrale des Scourtets, Place du Puits and Place des Halles. At the far side of this latter Place, take an alley on the left (GR) which goes down a steps to come out onto the D774. Follow this to the left, and after 100m, turn right at the river onto the path waymarked GR38, in the direction of Peillac. 100m further on, go up the slope via a rocky path, bordered on the right by walls and fencing. At the first fork, bear right following the wall for a little. Climb over an embankment and a rocky slab, take a right when you get to the crest, then again to the right when you get to a small road.

Pass through Guenfol and past the Prehistoric Theme Park on the right (with its dinosaurs). Leave a road to the left in a village, and after a granite Cross, arrive at a junction. Take a left in the direction of Saint-Gravé - La Gacilly. Shortly cross the road and head down the track to the right for 700m. At the end of the track, take the road to the left, then immediately to the right in the direction of Chez Benet.

After the animal farm, the road becomes a dirt track. Follow it straight ahead for 800m to come out on a road near the ruins of the old convent of Bodelio. Take the road to the right for 400m to arrive at the top of the boundary wall of...

1H30 06.0 – ... Parc de Bodélio to the left. Take on your left the path which goes alongside the wall through woodland for 1.5km. It leads to two little bridges. After the second one, walk a few steps and turn left to get to the stream which you follow for 400m. You arrive at a road where you join the alternative Way - A8 -which comes from Malestroit ; turn right and follow the GR38 waymarks passing by the areas of Chez Charles and Les Izagnons. After a little less than 800m, continue to the right on the path which stretches out among the pine trees for about 2km. Reach a clearing with a junction with several possible directions. Head opposite and straight ahead onto the Butte des Cinq Moulins (five mills). Take a right after the third mill ; follow the path bordering agricultural land ; follow this path to the left (you can see the belltower of Saint-Jacut) as far as a paved road which leads to ...

3H00 12.0– … Saint-Jacut-les-Pins. Go through the town via the D 153 passing in front of the church. At the cemetery take a right and follow the road which goes alongside the railway as far as the junction 550m away. Take a left (north), then a right 100m further onto a dirt track for 500m between fields, which comes out onto another path. Turn right, cross a bridge and continue as far as a paved road.

Take a left and get to the area of LeTemple (km 14.2), on the D 153. Bear right, cross the road and shortly head onto a stony path on the left as far as the D14, about 600m away. Follow it to the right as far as the junction of Bel Air, 350m away. Turn left (north) then, at the summit of a slope 300m away, go right onto a wide path. After 750m get to the,..

4H00 16.2– …Chapel of Saint-Barnabé. Go down to the left along the path which leads towards Couesnongle. At the first junction of paths, turn right, go through the village for 400m then head right onto a woodland path which goes along by the marsh of La Vacherie. After 1.2km, you get back to the D153. Turn left and cross the bridge over the Arz. A little further on, at the junction, turn left for 200m. Take the little path on the right which winds through the woods and passes behind the village of La Vacherie. At the end of this, after almost 1k, carry on along a path to the right which goes beside the...

4H50 19.5– … D 764. Cross this road and take a path opposite which goes alongside the left side the road for a moment heading downhill. The path turns to the right further down. Follow it straight ahead for 800m and come to a road. Take this to the right and get to the banks of the river Oust. Follow them as far as a recreation area located at the bottom of the old town of Saint-Perreux, near a church situated in a cemetery 1.5km away. Walk on and go onto the bridge which crosses the Oust. Continue for about 500m before heading to the left to take the southern towpath of the canal. Follow it towards the right. Pass under the stone bridge (area of La Marionnette ) and continue for about 2km to leave on your left the bridge of Courée. Carry on, still on the same towpath as far as the recently-restored bridge «Pont Tournant» 2.2 km away . Take it, or the bridge just after it, to cross the Nantes-Brest Canal. Continue to the right for 100m on the Quai de Brest before turning left (Rue Grand Cour) to get to Grande Rue, a remarkable road with half-timbered houses. Take it to the left for 250m. Leave to your right Tour Romane and continue to arrive at the Tourist Office Maison du Tourisme …

7h00 28.0 - ...at the centre of Redon, the end of this day’s stage.