Not to be missed!

Walks and rides not to to be missed!

The Translayon – 20 trails for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and canoeists

The Translayon’s keywords: nature, conviviality, celebrations and local products! A week packed with events, walks, rides, tasting sessions and discovery!


calendrier  From 4 June to 12 June 2016.


panneaux  This event takes place all over the Layon valley


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Pesée de la barrique  Membres de la confrérie des fins gousiers


The Randonnée de la Corniche Angevine – by bike or mountain bike or on foot

Year after year, this event attracts more and more participants on account of the beauty of the countryside it crosses. Come and discover the slopes of the Loire and Layon valleys, by bike or on foot, taking paths through the vineyards that are only open at this occasion! Open to all.

Various routes options:


calendrier  Sunday 5 June 2016

panneaux   Starting from Chalonnes-sur-Loire


Organised by the Cyclos Vététistes Chalonnes Rochefort /


Contact :


The “Saint-Aubin Black”: held at night – mountain biking or walking on the slopes of the Layon valley

Combine a night-time expedition with the pleasure of discovering or rediscovering the paths on the slopes of the Layon valley.

A number of routes:

Sets off at 8pm. On arrival, hot snacks will be provided, with a free glass of wine and a tour of the wine estate

Organised by Team Griffon / and the Domaine Michel Blouin /


calendrier Saturday 16 April 2016


panneauxStarting from Saint-Aubin-de-Luigné


The “Randonnée des Vendages” – walking or mountain biking

Go across the hillsides and through the vineyards resplendent in their autumn colours, with refreshments along the way and a glass of Bernarche (a very young wine) on arrival.


A number of routes are scheduled:


Organised by Les Cigales Gymnastiques

calendrier  Third Sunday of October 2016


panneaux  Starting from Rochefort-sur-Loire


RocheFortiche / RaidFortiche – by mountain bike

100% challenging ride with gradients between 750 metres to 2,000 metres

A number of routes:


calendrier  22 May 2016


panneaux  Starting from Rochefort-sur-Loire


Organised by Anjou Rando VTT /

Link to the event on Facebook :


Kal Onna Trail / Runs

Kal Onna Trail noticeNotice to runners, this trail, across the hillsides, 100% in open countryside, offers 3 different route options: 5 km, 15 km or 30 km. This run is part of the “Challenge Ouest France Logemaine”.

calendrier  Sunday 10 April 2016


panneaux  Starting from Chalonnes-sur-Loire


Organised by Chalonnes Olympique Sport /


La Perle du Layon – on foot

10 km run in open countryside across the Layon valley hillsides through vineyards and mills.


Organised by the “Initiatives Aubenoises” organisation /


calendrier  Saturday 16 July 2016


panneaux Starting from Saint-Aubin-de-Luign