Le Chemin des Frênettes

Pays de Caux


A short loop around Saint-Pierre-Benouville, a former village of blacksmiths in the Pays de Caux.

Are you a forest lover? Then leave for this 7 km circular walk around Saint-Pierre-Benouville, a former village of blacksmiths in the Pays de Caux. The programme includes: relaxation and pleasure between holloways and woodlands.

Put your walking shoes on and leave for a 2 hour walk outside of the urban area! After a short walk through the streets of Saint-Pierre-Bénouville, here you are, surrounded by fields. Quickly, the surrounding environment will change and you will enjoy the intimate and enclosed atmosphere of the forest but also the pleasant smell of wood. On sunny days, the light breaks through the leaves and will make your walk even more pleasant.

Along the way, curious people will find information panels on hares, which are numerous in the neighbouring fields. On the edge of the forest flows the river Saâne, relaxation guaranteed. Take time to be lulled by the melodious sound of the river and peaceful atmosphere of the forest.

If you want to have a break during your walk, do not hesitate to stop and visit the museum located in a former 20th century smithy. You will discover a wide range of tools, which testify to the activity of blacksmiths that shaped the village's life. Besides, admission to the museum is free, so why miss it? Our little advice to spend a good time without any problems: wear good walking shoes because most of the walk is in the forest. So when the ground is wet, good shoes allow you to walk safely.

It lasts : 02h 00
Difficulty : Medium
Distance : 7 km
Leaves from  : SAINT-PIERRE-BENOUVILLE, Mairie

Entretien : OFFICE DE TOURISME TERROIR DE CAUX - 02 35 83 57 41 -

Tarred path : 59%

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