Chateau de Brandon

LA VARENNOISE (SPV2)

Loop ,  Walks and hikes ,  Walking/pedestrian in Saint-Pierre-de-Varennes
13.7 km
Loop
Walking/pedestrian
4h
Medium
  • Not to be missed: the view of the medieval castle of Brandon (13th century).

  • To the north-east of Le Creusot, Saint-Pierre-de-Varennes extends over more than 2,300 hectares and has many hamlets. The Varennoise walk will take you near the Drevin volcano. At the bend of a path you will discover the wash house of Luchet, but also the village church and the castle of Brandon on its hill.
  • Difference in height
    271.6 m
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Points of interest
1 Eglise et son porche
Église romane du XIIe siècle. Clocher en beffroi carré.
Eglise ©Philippe Bocktaels.jpg
2 Lavoir de Luchet
Lavoir de Drevin ©Philippe Bocktaels.jpg
3 Etang de Brandon
Réservoir d’eau potable étendu sur 48 ha.
Autour de Brandon ©Philippe Bocktaels.JPG
4 Vue sur le château de Brandon
Chateau Brandon ©Philippe Bocktaels.JPG
272 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 403 m
  • End altitude : 404 m
  • Maximum altitude : 475 m
  • Minimum altitude : 368 m
  • Total positive elevation : 272 m
  • Total negative elevation : -271 m
  • Max positive elevation : 72 m
  • Min positive elevation : -97 m