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Sainte-Anne d'Auray à Brec'h - Sur les traces du chemin de Compostelle

Sainte-Anne d'Auray à Brec'h - In the footsteps of the Pilgrim's Way to Santiago de Compostela

10 Place Nicolazic
56400 Sainte-Anne-d'Auray

Features of the route

Difficulty Medium
Length 04:30:00
Distance 15.6km
Municipality of departure Sainte-Anne-d'Auray
10 Place Nicolazic
56400 Sainte-Anne-d'Auray
Level of difficulty: Medium
All year round

Follow in the footsteps of the Camino de Compostela from Sainte-Anne d'Auray to Brec'h via the village of Saint-Dégan and the Moulin d'Estaing.

Departure point: Head east from the Mairie towards Mériadec.

1) After 100 m, turn right into chemin du Boterff. At the end of this road, turn left. When you reach rue Lann Fetan, cross the road to continue straight ahead on the footpath, then 100 m further on, turn left. This will take you along the south side of Domaine Le Cheval Blanc and the north side of the village of Pen Prat. Follow the signs. At the intersection of two paths, take the right-hand path, otherwise go straight ahead and you'll come to Rue du Guern. The path on the right is sometimes flooded. When you reach Route du Guern, in both cases turn right as far as Croix Nicolazic. Once there, take the Chemin de Malachappe on your left. This will take you to the D17 named rue Du General De Gaulle, which you will have to cross to join the chemin de Malachappe Lomelec.

2) Continue straight on, following the signposts. At the village of Lomelec, turn right between two properties, and the farm track will gradually become visible.

3) Turn right towards the pylon and cross the wooded area. At the first and second crossroads, turn left. The signs on the right take you to Kerdeliau and the Lan Hir wetland. At the riding school turn left towards the village of Kerniolen. Cross the village and take the asphalt road to the right.

4) Go straight ahead towards Le Porho and then Goahic. At the crossroads with the D120, turn left towards Le Loc'h. Follow the track and at the crow's-foot turn right towards the Moulin d'Estaing and the drinking water production unit. Cross the Loc'h by the large footbridge at the foot of the dam and follow the river on the opposite bank. Follow the main path up to the St Dégan Ecomuseum on your right, and loop around the conservatory orchard. At the end of the Chemin du Verger, turn left, then right after 100 m, then right again before the reception area of the ecomuseum. Look out for a well with its 5 balls near a longère. At the next crossroads, turn right (straight ahead is possible to reach the chapel of St Jacques).

5) Go through Botergolec and turn left at the crossroads. After a few metres, take the first right and head up towards the center of Brech, turning right towards Chapelle St Jacques, which you will leave on your left. Continue straight on towards Sainte Anne-d'Auray, leaving the village of Trezelen on your left and Légnelan on your right, at the crossroads with the RD 19 take the path straight on, leaving the village of Varquez on your right, after the communal cemetery of Sainte Anne cross the departmental road, take the path on your left towards the sanctuary, at the exit of the sanctuary take the rue de Vannes on your left and join the place du Bocéno, opposite the town hall, your starting point.

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