Explore the most popular river trails in Nouvelle-Aquitaine with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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Sunday, October 02, 2016

Located on the northern edge of the Upper Chalosse and at the confluence of the Gabas creek and the Adour river, the small village of Toulouzette is the launching point of this hike in the riparian and wetland zone formed by the Adour river. A pond where one can observe mallards, little egrets; then an oxbow lake, then the Adour river. Hikers will then head south and cross the cultivated plateau between the Adour river and the Gabas creek. After crossing the Gabas, the route follows the green path of Chalosse on the hillside of Montaut before joining Toulouzette. Topo-Guide: Rando Guide n°4 (Haute Chalosse) édité par le CG40

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

A new route starting from the Tilleuls square in Saint-Justin. This very nice trail begins at the edge of a vineyard producing the famous Armagnac brandy, produce of the distillation of white wines. Then the hiker will walk along a small pond that may freeze in winter. After the cross of sauveté, bordering the territories of the clergy, the Church of Douzevielle and its apse of the XI century appears between the pines. Some airials, and the track goes back to the village along the Douze river in the forest.

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Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Access gate to the Armagnac "pays", the rebellious St. Justin decided to become a "bastide" in the thirteenth century without approval from the English king and duke of Aquitaine, who would attempt to punish the city during the Hundred Years' War. The Place des tilleuls remained the town center until today. From its remarkable belt of arcades and fourteenth century houses, the walker will start a route made of forest, fields and grassland.

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Saturday, November 28, 2015

The walk starts at Roquefort, an ancien castelnau of the XIIth century located at the confluence of the Estampon and the Douze rivers. After the wooden arenas classified as historical monuments, the walker enters a wood leading to the mill of Batan and the Gallo-Roman site of Mouneyres in the neighboring town of Sarbazan. The return towards Roquefort takes the walker to a rural area and then along the Estampon river

Topo-Guide: Rando Guide n°13 (Petites landes de Roquefort) édité par le CG40

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Saturday, November 28, 2015

The loop starts at a rest area and sinks in a pine forest along a path part of St James way (path of Vézelay). The trail is cut by the A65 motorway, which will have to be crossed twice thanks to two short tunnels. On the way back, the walker meanders along a path overlooking the Ribarrouy creek and might watch a deer drinking from it before reaching the parking lot.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

A walk to discover the main points of interest of the Landes prefecture: remains of the river port, junction of the Douze and the Midou rivers forming the Midouze river, parks and gardens. Departure and arrival from the old battlements and the medieval tower converted into a museum of the figurative french sculpture of the early twentieth century (Donjon Lacataye Museum Despiau-Wlérick).

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Saturday, March 05, 2016