Let's walk along the path by the pond
The pond of Mérignac l'Eglise and its surroundings is waiting to share its secrets with you. Four panels on history, natural environments, fauna and flora add to the interest of this discovery trail. A wooden duckboard crosses the tail-end of the pond and reveals the animal and plant species that inhabit this precious wetland.
To explore with your family.
The story of a village and its pond
A multifunctional tree
A flying mouse
- From the departure sign, cross the D26 to reach the edge of the pond. Follow the water’s edge to Panel N°1 which tells the story of this body of water. Walk along the fence of the Domaine des Monédières. Continue beneath the trees.
- When you reach a meadow, walk along the right-hand edge. At the exit, continue to the right on a path that borders a hectare of beautifulland. Cross another field, and then turn right onto a duckboard that crosses the precious wetland area at the tail end of the lake (Panel N°2).
- At the end of the duckboard, continue to the right. Ancient chestnut trees stand guard over the path (Panel N°3). Go along the edge of a field (Panel N°4) and continue beneath the trees.
- At the end of the trail, go around the private property on the right and find the edge of the lake again, then follow the fence until you reach the road. On the D26, follow the dyke to find the car park.
Access and parking
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