Hiking and cycling trails

Hiking trails

For a little physical exercise or a family hike, set off to discover the region’s treasures. The Commune of Saint-Porchaire has updated 14 walking routes throughout the area.

These routes vary in length:

less than 10km (Les Essards, Port d’Envaux, Pont l’Abbé d’Arnoult)
10 to 15km (Trizay, Crazannes/Port d’Envaux, St Sulpice d’Arnoult, Plassay, Saint-Porchaire, Sainte-Gemme, Balanzac/Nancras)
Over 15km (Nieul-les-Saintes/Soulignonnes, Romegoux/Geay, La Vallée, Beurlay/Sainte-Radégonde)

These leaflets are available at the tourist information point in the reception area of Trizay Abbey, at the tourist information points in Port d’Envaux and Pont-l’Abbé d’Arnoult and can be downloaded from the link below:

Walking tours CDC Coeur de Saintonge

Cycling trails

The area is criss-crossed by three cycle routes, making it a great place for cyclists who love nature and heritage, stopping off on the vélodyssée and flow vélo or taking the Roue Blanche circuit.

These routes can be found on the Communauté de Communes de Saint-Porchaire website:

Cycling routes

And below, you can have a look at the route of the Roue Blanche.