Circuit cyclotouristique de Pâlis

30 km cycling tour from Pâlis



Circuit cyclotouristique de Pâlis


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Departure: Pâlis Length: 30 km 2:00 Elevation: 229 m Level: Easy Start: Pâlis The stately home of Pâlis did not offer outstanding architecture but it is known by old plans it occupied a large site adjacent to the church and partly in the old cemetery. Nicolas Desmaret, last Lord of Pâlis, rebuilds the castle according to the architectural style of the seventeenth century. After several owners, the site of the manor house belongs today to the association Art, Culture and Communication. 5 km: Villadin Land of Pitchers. Villadin is known in the region as the country and its people Pitchers are gleefully nicknamed jugs. The local presence of deposits of clay of various qualities enabled the development of a large pottery industry that lasted until 1885 The first known potter Jacquin who delivered from 1399 to 1400 to the bishop of Troyes in his castle of Aix-en-Othe pots and glazed earthenware pipes to power the fountain. The mid-sixteenth century, there were nine potters Villadin and in 1788, we lived 20 In 1992, a furnace dated from the reign of Henri IV was discovered in the village center. Km 10: Saint Lupien Km 15: Marcilly-le-Hayer Dawn has a large concentration of megaliths mainly gathered in the northwestern part of the department, Nogentais. Menhirs, dolmens and polishers, many stones that testify to a distant past, the Neolithic (2 500-2 000 BC). Discover these mysterious stones following the route of the megaliths around Marcilly-le-Hayer. Km 25: The Church of Planty Planty is under the patronage of St Félix-de-Nosle, bishop and martyr of Naples, 256 It comes in the form of two well-oriented rectangles, with a total length of 28 meters . Rebuilt in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, reuses materials, it has no style and no particular ornament. Discover the patron saint of the parish, wearing an antique miter presented above the small door to the north. This piece of wood dated fifteenth century is naive representation. 30 km arrival: Pâlis

Last updated on 24/06/2020 - Office de Tourisme Othe Armance






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