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Hiking in Mouettes

Hikes & walks in Mouettes

Hiking in Mouettes - Hikes & walks in Mouettes

This hike to interest to discover the charming village of Mouettes and its hamlets (Malassis and La Houssaye). The local tradition brings us an occupation of its lands from Roman times. He is the witness of the victory of Henri IV in 1590 during the famous Battle of Ivry. Located close to La Couture Boussey, Mouettes was populated by craftsmen luthiers and woodturners who sourced in the surrounding forests have made the reputation of the region since the seventeenth century. The know-how of luthiers quickly spread from the Château d'Anet to Versailles, Paris and all the courts of Europe and today internationally. An immersion in the luthier forest will allow you to revisit the places that made it possible to obtain the wind instruments made from the boxwood that dotted the forest.

Description sheet

Departure municipalityMouettes
Outing typeHike
Kilometres10 km
Altitude upon departure96m
Change in altitude121m


Depart from the town of Mouettes, latitude 48.8957600 (N 48° 53’ 45”), longitude 1.3613700 (E 1° 21’ 41”)


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