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Itenrary 5 - Tour of the fountains 4.3 mi - 2h

in Saint-Agnant
7.5 km
  • This stroll offers a wide variety of landscapes and the discovery of wells and fountains.

  • This walk offers a great diversity of landscapes: edge of the marsh, banks of the Bridoire canal, without forgetting the crossing of charming little hamlets where the hiker can discover the small rural heritage and especially the wells and fountains.
  • Difference in height
    69.64 m
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Points of interest
1 Dovecote of Montierneuf
Also known as a fuie, this early 16th century dovecote was used to raise pigeons in order to harvest their droppings, a rich phosphate fertiliser.
2 Fountain of Merzaud
Fountain of Merzaud
3 Fountain of Roule-Tronc
This fountain dates from the 15th or 16th century and has been restored from archives.
4 Charente-Seudre Channel
Channel from the Charente to the Seudre, known as the Bridoire Channel.
70 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 9 m
  • End altitude : 9 m
  • Maximum altitude : 19 m
  • Minimum altitude : 1 m
  • Total positive elevation : 70 m
  • Total negative elevation : -70 m
  • Max positive elevation : 12 m
  • Min positive elevation : -13 m