Roller ride: The Arcins marsh

Distance: 9,55 km
Duration: 2h30
Difficulty : Very easy
with wheels
Duration: 3h
Difficulty : Easy
Elevation: 10 D +
Departure: ARCINS
Around water (canal, stream, lake, marsh, ...)
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The Arcins marsh is classified as a natura 2000 zone and offers rich and diversified natural environments: salty and brackish vegetation resulting from the movements of the tides, wet meadows and afforestation of alder and ash trees. The site is conducive to the breeding of amphibians, dragonflies and birds. A trained eye will allow you to spot a few rare species: the marsh copper, the estuary angelica, the wild orchid or the charming otter and the European mink!

The Balades à Roulettes® (BR®) are short, quiet walks, with a stroller or a small bicycle, or adapted for people with reduced mobility (in a wheelchair), offered by the French Hiking Federation of the Gironde.

Your itinerary



Departing from the town of Arcins, take the RD 2 towards Bordeaux and turn left on Chemin Terre du Pont. Continue along the vines to Chemin du Marais and follow it in the middle of the forest to the intersection of the paths to the right of a shelter with a picnic table. Continue on the same path, heading east, to a crossroads.

Towards the water door

Continue on the same path, towards the water gate, be careful in case of rain, the path can be muddy.

Towards the port of Arcins

Return to the crossroads and walk north. You arrive on a road that you take to the right. At the end, you are at the port of Arcins.

Return by the same route

Points of interest

Château d'Arcins

Arcins Castle

La porte à flots

The flood gate

Le port d'Arcins

The port of Arcins