About 2km – Difficulty: medium, slight gradient – Duration: approx. 1h
Discover this privileged area where biodiversity and natural heritage have been preserved. This Sensitive Natural Area protected by the Sarthe department will delight young and old alike, with nature and animals to discover. This site offers a fantastic view on the Sarthe river and the Petite Cité de Caractère of Fresnay-sur-Sarthe.
About 2.8km – Difficulty: medium – Duration: approx. 1h
Take a stroll through the woods of the Domaine du Gasseau in Saint-Léonard-des-Bois!
Along this 3-kilometer interpretation trail, you’ll discover the history of the Domaine, as well as the animal and plant species that inhabit it, thanks to a number of informative panels (only in french).
This astonishing themed trail is for you to discover barefoot! – Duration: 10 mins
Discover the Vanupieds trail at Domaine du Gasseau: walk barefoot on some fifteen different natural materials and discover the sensations they provoke.
No shoes allowed!
About 1900m – Difficulty: easy – Duration: 45 mn
Flamboyant insects of wetlands known to all, dragonflies nevertheless remain intriguing. The Dragonfly Trail, which runs along the banks of the Sarthe river, will introduce young and old alike to the secret world of the river and offer a glimpse of the life that inhabits aquatic environments.
Themes: the river and its inhabitants, small aquatic creatures, the scree…..
5.2km – Difficulty: easy – Hiking loops along the Voie Verte
The Chérancé / Les Mées greeway follows the old railway line. Over 5 km of the route, which extends from Les Mées to Mamers, are ideal for hiking. Over 17 km are therefore available for walkers to discover the beautiful surrounding countryside.