CIRQUE NATUREL DE COUROSSÉ

LA CHAPELLE-SAINT-FLORENT

Patrimoine naturel

5 km from the Loire between Angers and Nantes, the famous Courossé site has an exceptional view over the Chapelle Saint Florent valley and the River Evre, a tributary of the Loire.

Courossé Circus, is a classified site of 145 ha. This remarkable landscape offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Mauges. This private property open to the public is a classified site since December 1995. The rock overlooking the Èvre river from a height of 60 meters. A staircase is set in the cliff, religious place with the top of the rock Calvary and Marian grotto downstairs instead of busy family walk, the island with the road on the river, the old miller village, the path lined the top of the rock in trees, overlooking the farm Pope ( given to Pope Leo XIII at the end of XIX century), picnic area, etc ... interpretive Trail Site, with 7 panels to explain landscape and inform visitors : Vendée wars with the domain Bonchamp, geology, river, mills and the old village, the agricultural environment, and religion.

Practical informations

Location

Courossé - LA CHAPELLE-SAINT-FLORENT
49410 MAUGES-SUR-LOIRE

Latitude : 47.319450 - Longitude : -1.038057

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