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Les Planches River via the hydroelectric plant

Hikes & walks in Long

Walk offering plenty of fresh air and photo opportunities along Les Planches Rivers.

Description sheet

Departure municipalityLong
Outing typeHike
Recommended periodfrom january to december
Kilometres2.5 mi


Depart from Place de la Mairie P2, or the car park P1 or P3.


Depart from P1, turn right towards the hydroelectric plant. Visit the plant. Pass the dam on the way to the castle. You will see the park. Follow the towpath, pass below the 8 Mai bridge. You will see the town hall in front of you and you will arrive at the lock with its lock house. Turn around and admire the picture postcard landscape with a view over the church, the castle and the town hall. Cross the blue bridge and continue along the towpath. Turn left along the Somme and then turn left again. You are following the small river of Les Planches (on your right there is a magnificent view over the marshes). At the end of this small road, turn left and make your way to P1, or turn right on to the road along which you will be able to enjoy 2 km of superb landscapes and lakes (swans, ducks, herons). Enjoy your walk!

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