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Start of the circuit "Mont Canisy, Calouste Gulbenkian Park in Bénerville-sur-mer"

Blonville-sur-mer Tourism
32 bis avenue Michel d'Ornano

14910 BLONVILLE-SUR-MER

1. From Blonville-sur-mer Tourisme, turn right on Boulevard Marcel Lechanteur to the beach

2. Turn left and walk along the beach to the sailing school.

3. Continue left on Rue de la Brèche aux Cochons.

4. Turn right on Avenue Michel d'Ornano to the campsite.

5. After the campsite, take the path on the left. You arrive in the swamp.
The Blonville-Villers marsh is the only natural green space on the Côte Fleurie. This set of 110 hectares of wet meadows, canals and ditches is of great ecological richness. Despite its proximity to the sea, it is a freshwater marsh fed by the rivers that come from the surrounding hillsides.

6. At the crossroads, turn right and continue straight. The canal (water) is on your right.

7. Leave the path on the right, continue slightly to the left. The path is narrower, it follows a wooden fence.

8. Leave the path on the left, continue slightly to the right.

9. Leave the path on the right, continue straight until Chemin des Rangs.

10. You leave the swamp. Take a left on Chemin du lieu Chesnay for a few meters, then take the first path on the right, Chemin du Lieu Pieugé. He goes up, goes under the railway. You arrive on the D20 - Route de Tourgéville.

11. Cross and take Chemin du Droulet opposite (leave Chemin au Chanteur on the left) until D118a - Route de Beaumont.

12. Turn right on the D118a - Route de Beaumont to the Notre-Dame de la Visitation church in Blonville Terre.
The church of Blonville Terre already has a long history of almost a thousand years behind it! There is indeed a part of the XNUMXth century bell tower. What appears to be the oldest are the bases of the bell tower and the Choir, dating from the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries. This set is completed from the end of the XNUMXth century by a large nave.

12. Leave the church and its cemetery by the main door. Go left, then left again, take Chemin du Quiévru to Chemin de la Butte Montor.

13. Take a left on Chemin de la Butte Montor until the D20 - Route de Tourgéville.

14. Turn left on the D20 - Route de Tourgéville, then right on Chemin du Pré le Houx to the crossroads on Chemin des Enclos. You are in Bénerville-sur-mer.

15. Take a left on Chemin des Enclos. In the climb, the Calouste Gulbenkian Park on the right and on the left a splendid panorama.
Open from May to mid-October, the Parc des Enclos Calouste Gulbenkian is planted with rare species and combines different atmospheres conducive to meditation, as its designer wanted.

16. Turn right on Chemin de Fontaine Marie. It leads to Mont-Canisy. There, follow the GR markings (red and white). At the crossroads, turn left, go straight. Follow the chalky and stony path to the platform. Here, a grassy space, the entrance to a blockhouse, green barriers, a flag.
Mont-Canisy offers an exceptional panorama on the Côte Fleurie. For centuries a stately domain, it is today a natural site protected by the Conservatoire du littoral, which watches over its flora and fauna, and a place steeped in history on which many vestiges remain: casemates, bunkers ...

17. Leave Mont-Canisy and the GR by the path that descends to the right. At the crossroads, turn left and go straight down to the town hall of Bénerville-sur-mer. Opposite, the little Saint Christophe church.
The Romanesque church of Saint-Christophe de Bénerville-sur-mer dates from the 1596th century and its bell from XNUMX. Located facing the sea on the edge of the slope, it overlooks an admirable view of the Seine bay.

18. At the roundabout, take opposite rue du Ricoquet, cross Avenue du Littoral and continue on Rue Hoinville until the roundabout.

19. Turn right on Avenue Michel d'Ornano to Blonville Tourisme.

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