24 March 2018
Valley of the Bièvre from Igny to Loges en Josas - 15 km
Next Wednesday’s walk, about 15 km , will take us along the river Bièvre and through the forest of Montéclin,
There will be two rather steep slopes up and one down and a nice pond where we'll have our picnic.
We'll pass nearby the Maison littéraire de Victor Hugo
and the Maison de Léon Blum
by RER B: 09:23 CHATELET LES HALLES direction ST REMY LES CHEVREUSE . Get off at MASSY PALAISEAU at 09:48
Change trains in Massy Palaiseau: 09:55 RER C direction VERSAILLES CHANTIERS
NB: Only 8 minutes to change train / peu de temps, ne vous trompez pas de correspondance, Versailles Chantiers!
arriving at 10:00 in IGNY Zone 4
by RER C :
09:01 Champ de Mars Tour Eiffel, 09:04 Javel, dir. SAINT-QUENTIN EN YVELINES
Get off at Versailles-Chantiers at 09:27
Change trains in Versailles-Chantiers
09:44 dir. VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES
arriving at 10:02 in IGNY Zone 4
Gare d'Igny, please don't be late, trains are not frequent and we can't wait for you.
Return from JOUY EN JOSAS on the same line, RER C zone 4.
Bring your snacks, picnic lunch, water, hot tea, walking sticks and your good will.
Looking forward to seeing you,
17 March 2018
Les Essarts le Roi - 23 km
Hello dear hikers,
This week I propose a walk through forest and countryside from Les essarts le Roi to Dampierre castle. About 23/24 km and 450 m of elevation.
Depending on the weather, this walk could be shorter. No bailout.
As usual, take a picnic lunch, water and of course, shoes and clothing adapted to the season without forgetting your fine spirit.
From Paris Montparnasse at 8:54 (Train REPU), arriving to les Essarts-le-Roi at 09h45 where I will be waiting for you.
Return by the same station 15h02, 15h32,16h02, 16h32 …
See you on Wednesday.
NB: Meeting point is at/on the platform, those who wish to travel together usually sit in the rear car.
Advice to hikers / Conseils aux randonneurs:
Make sure that you are covered by a personal accident and liability insurance, that you are fit enough to do the walk, and have the proper equipment / Assurez-vous que vous êtes couvert par une assurance responsabilité civile, que vous avez la condition physique nécessaire pour faire la randonnée choisie et que vous avez l’équipement adapté.