Eight hiking trails, six of which are suitable for off-road bikes, are fully marked in yellow. Lovers of nature and open spaces can enjoy and use them to discover our unique landscapes and authentic villages. In the forest or along the water, you can also visit important historic sites.

For families: less than two hours

“Circuit des Picouras” – Commune* of Cruguel (walk)

7 km – 1h30

This walk will take you along charming tracks and through peaceful meadows, woods and picturesque villages.
Departure: Cruguel school – GPS : Latitude : 47.877222 ; Longitude : -2.594722
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FOR REGULAR HIKERS: LESS THAN 3 HOURS

« Circuit de Saint-Maudé » in La Croix-Helléan (walk)

9 km – 2h15

Discover the chapel and village of Saint-Maudé, crossing the town of La Croix-Helléan, Helléan and La Grée Saint-Laurent.
Departure : Saint-Maudé Chapel in La Croix-Helléan - GPS : Latitude : 47.950833 ; Longitude : -2.486389

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« Circuit de Trégranteur » in Guégon (walk and moutain biking route)

11 km – 2h30

Discover the village and private castle of Trégranteur, village of Coët-Bugat and Valley of Sedon.
Departure : Trégranteur Church in Guégon - GPS : Latitude : 47.901111 ; Longitude : -2.544722

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“Circuit de La Colonne des Trente” – Commune of Guillac (walk or off-road bike)

8,5 km – 2h30

This trail starts in an important place in Breton history, marking a critical episode in the Breton civil War of Succession. On 26th March 1351, 30 Anglo-Breton knights fought 30 Franco-Breton knights, hence the name the Combat of the Thirty.
Departure: “Colonne des Trente” on the D724, adjacent to the N24 as it passes the Guillac exit - GPS : Latitude : 47.937794 ; Longitude : -2.486172
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"Circuit de La Croix des Anglais” – Commune of Guillac (walk or off-road bike) 

8,5 km – 2h30

Along the way, you will find the “Croix des Anglais” (English Cross), a Celtic cross carved in 1951 on the occasion of the 600th anniversary of the Combat of the Thirty. You will also follow the old railway line that went from Plouay to Ploërmel.
Departure: Zone d’activités de Beau Soleil, Guillac – GPS : Latitude : 47.951205 ; Longitude : -2.530203
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For experienced hikers: more than three hours

”Circuit des Croix” - Commune de Guillac (walk or off-road bike)

13 km – 3h30

This trail is characterized by the exceptional number of crosses that you will encounter at various country crossroads.
Departure: Guillac lock on the Nantes-Brest Canal – GPS: Latitude : 47.904444 Longitude : -2.471111
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“Circuit de Pomeleuc” – Commune de Lanouée (walk or off-road bike)

14 km – 3h30

You will travel through the picturesque village of Pomeleuc, the village of Lantillac and then discover the Oust Valley.
Departure: Rouvray lock, no. 38, on the Nantes-Brest Canal – GPS : Latitude : 47.904444 ; Longitude : -2.471111
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”Circuit de Saint Gobrien” – Commune of Saint-Servant-sur-Oust (walk or off-road bike) 

14 km – 3h30

Discover the hamlet and chapel of Saint-Gobrien, Saint-Servant-sur-Oust and the private châteaux of Kergras and Castel.
Departure: Saint-Gobrien moorings on the Nantes-Brest Canal – GPS : Latitude : 47.928903 ; Longitude : -2.512608
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Hiking information sheets (in French) are free when downloaded from our website. They are also on sale at the Tourist Office of the Pays de Josselin, rue Olivier de Clisson, Josselin for €0.20 per sheet.

Visit the website of Destination Brocéliande to discover other trails...

 

* The French communal system
The commune is the smallest French administrative unit. The canton of Josselin comprises 12 communes, varying considerably in size. The name of the commune denotes the principal town or village, but all will have other named villages or hamlets, as well as chapels, monuments etc.