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Circuit Du Seigneur de Croy

This short circuit allows you to discover the medieval castle of Montcornet in its rich and varied environment, the village of Montcornet and the wood of the Triage de Renwez. 

Loop

History

1/ From the church, go up towards the village, leave one lane on the right and reach a fork.


2/ Take the path to the right for 300m, then head and arrive at an intersection.


3/ Continue straight for 150 m, then turn left (observation of pudding stones, geological curiosities) and travel 400 m.


4/ Go left, cross the clearing, turn left, walk along the sports field and continue. Continue to descend for 50 m.


5/ Turn right on Chemin des Mélèzes, then turn left and join the D 22.


6/ Go along the D 22 for 30 m, cross the road to reach the Calvary and take the path laid out by the town. It zigzags through the woods, on the edge, crosses the valley (viewpoints over Montcornet castle and the Sormonne valley), descends to the small Sainte-Madelaine chapel surrounded by the cemetery, before going back up to the village.


7/ Continue to the church.

Route taken from the topoquid Les Ardennes à Pied, June 2017

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