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Randonnée le sentier des moutons

Horse-riding ,  Walking/pedestrian at Bouilly
17.7 km
Walking/pedestrian
5h
Hard
  • Circuit of 18 km, variants of 8 and 12 km from Bouilly.

  • Circuit “The Sheep Trail”. Bouilly
    8, 12 and 18 km. Wastelands, called “Essarts”, were used as pasture. They were bordered by a very small area of ​​forest. During the summer, several shepherds herded cows and sheep. Each municipality had made fords for watering and washing. Rivalries clashed regularly with various municipalities Bouilly Souligny Villery, and Javernant Sommeval about the course of the herds, which were not allowed to graze or use fords if they did not belong to the village....
    Circuit “The Sheep Trail”. Bouilly
    8, 12 and 18 km. Wastelands, called “Essarts”, were used as pasture. They were bordered by a very small area of ​​forest. During the summer, several shepherds herded cows and sheep. Each municipality had made fords for watering and washing. Rivalries clashed regularly with various municipalities Bouilly Souligny Villery, and Javernant Sommeval about the course of the herds, which were not allowed to graze or use fords if they did not belong to the village. Each municipality has instituted taxes by sheep or horned beast, for their use. Less useful, communal pastures were replaced gradually by 1847. Since 1860, these lands were periodically cultured and especially replanted. After 1900, pastures were finally abandoned. Nowadays, it is a beautiful forest composed of several species: birch, beech, oak, acacia, hornbeam, holly, cherry tree, pine ...
355 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 163 m
  • End altitude : 163 m
  • Maximum altitude : 301 m
  • Minimum altitude : 161 m
  • Total positive elevation : 355 m
  • Total negative elevation : -355 m
  • Max positive elevation : 98 m
  • Min positive elevation : -77 m