La Croix Saint-Jean

Marked hike No. 21. Very nice route for a short family hike passing in front of the Puisaye cathedral, discovery of the Vrille at the very beginning of its route with crossing the ford on a small stone bridge (the springs are a few hundred meters away).

Route details


A unique, new property built in the traditional French style, with many energy saving features.

Departure from the Place du Champ de Foire, at the foot of the sign retracing the hiking trails, at the corner of Rue du Petit Pont and the cemetery. Car parks and camper van parking area 80m away.

(D/A) Go back up Rue du Petit Pont, heading towards the town center. After the bar, enter the small alley on the right (Rue du Moulin). Go down to the La Vrille river.

(1) Cross the Vrille on the Pont des Canards. Always follow the wide path on the left and go up to the ULM runway. Continue this path.

(2) At the entrance to the village of Gourleaux, turn left.
Go down to arrive at the Croix Saint-Jean. Continue for 100m to cross the road (Careful) and take the path opposite.

(3)Cross the ford, continue on the left to arrive at Treigny, leaving the new cemetery on the right.
Go down Rue du Couvent towards the church.

(4) Go up Rue du Professor Camille Lian to the right. Church and Youth Hostel (L'Auberge) on the left. Cross in front of the town hall overlooking the street and go down Rue du Petit Pont. Arrive at the car park (D/A).
DifficultyEasyDuration01hElevation57 mDistance4,6 km
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