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Forest of Saint-Gatien-des-Bois

Walking tour

Access only outside the hunting season!
It is the largest forest in Calvados with a perimeter of 28 km for an area of ​​3500 hectares, planted with trees of various species and cut by clearings and valleys. Largely private, the forest is used primarily for timber production or as a hunting ground.

Departure: Church, Rue des Brioleurs 14130 Saint-Gatien-des-Bois


10 km




118 m
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Step 1
At the start and with your back to the entrance to the church of Saint-Gatien-des-Bois, turn right onto Rue des Brioleurs until the junction with Route d'Englesqueville (D279).
Step 2
Turn left on Rue d'Englesqueville (D279), extended into Route de Saint-Gatien, until the junction with Chemin aux Picots (at the level of the Calvary).
Step 3
Turn left on Chemin aux picots until the junction with Chemin de la Coquetière (dirt track).
Step 4
Turn left on Chemin de la Coquetière, extended into Chemin des Fossés, until the junction with Rue des Brioleurs.
Step 5
Turn left on Rue des Brioleurs to reach the church of Saint-Gatien-des-Bois, the starting point.