The road of the airials

Distance: 19,5 km
by bike
Duration: 2h
Difficulty : Easy
Departure: CAPTIOUS
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Departure from the town hall square of Captieux

From the Captieux town hall square, opposite the church, turn right.

Step 2

Keep to the left at the crow's feet then follow the direction of Giscos on the D10.

Step 3

Stay on the D10 for 2,6 km then cross the bridge over the A65 motorway. At the roundabout, turn left towards Escaudes.

Step 4

Go along the motorway for 900 m, then turn right at the white and red marker (Route de Sansin). Stay on this road for 3,1 km (cross the hamlet of Chicard).

Step 5

At the "stop" (crossing with the D932E8), turn left to discover the village of Escaudes: its neo-Basque architecture, its church and its ox-shoeing trade located on a magnificent airial.

Step 6

Make a U-turn on the D932 E8 towards Giscos and follow the road for 5,2 km. Sand dunes are visible on the right.

Step 7

At the "give way", the church of Giscos is opposite. Turn right on the D10 towards Captieux.

Step 8

Continue on the D10, take the roundabout taken at the start of the journey and follow the road to Captieux.

Points of interest

Les puits d'amour de la Maison Seguin

The wells of love at Maison Seguin

La Forêt d'art contemporain : Le Pavillon

The Contemporary Art Forest: The Pavilion

Village d'Escaudes

Village of Escaudes

Eglise d'Escaudes

Church of Escaudes

Ancien métier à ferrer les boeufs

Old profession to shoe oxen

Village de Giscos

Village of Giscos

Eglise Saint-Pierre de Giscos

Church of St. Peter of Giscos

Ancien four à pain

old bread oven