The Rivière morte of Saint-Arnoult and the Coteau

Trip Walking

Discover Saint-Arnoult through the Rivière morte and the heights of Deauville through the Coteau.

Departure of the circuit "The Rivière morte of Saint-Arnoult and the Coteau"
1. Departure in front of the Town Hall of Saint-Arnoult. Head in the direction of Deauville, going past the hind enclosed area. Take the pedestrian walk stretching along the Rivière morte on the left. The Rivière morte is the former bed of the Touques river and is 1.5 km long.

2. After the playground, take the path of the hotel and reach the road.

3. Follow Avenue Michel d'Ornano to the Villa Strassburger, built 1907 on a farm (Ferme du Coteau) that belonged to the family of Gustave Flaubert. Designed by architect Georges Pichereau, it blends the typical Pays d’Auge architecture and a more modern style. It is surrounded by a large green and flowered park. This area is ranked among the “Monuments Historiques” since 1975.

4. Go up the Chemin de l'Eau on the left and reach the Saint-Laurent Chapel, offering an amazing view on the Deauville coast. Its ancient architecture is thought to date back to the 12th century, when it was a parish church. Abandoned after the Revolution, it was restored in 1977.

5. Walk along the Chapel on the right, taking Rue du Moulin Saint-Laurent in the direction of the Manoir de Bénouville, situated opposite the Impasse du Moulin Saint-Laurent.

6. Turn left and follow the yellow road markings found in the housing estate of the Coteau district, situated close to the Biblio'Tech -the media library of the city-.

7. Reach Rue des Aunes and turn right.

8. Turn left on the Chemin du Val Marin and follow the golf course to the water tower.

9. Turn left onto Rue de la Mare à Touques till you get to "Les Forges" (Ferme de Lisors). 10. Turn right and take Rue de la Chapelle to reach Avenue de la Vallée.

11. Turn left till you get to the city centre and the Town Hall.
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