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Loos, from Oliveaux to Ennequin Farm

Loos, from Oliveaux to Ennequin Farm
Loos, from Oliveaux to Ennequin Farm
Loos, from Oliveaux to Ennequin Farm
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The Cirkwi brief

Explore Loos: A Historical Journey from Oliveaux to Ennequin

Crafted by the Ville de Loos, this scenic 4-km walk through the southern parts of Loos, from Oliveaux to the leisure and nature park, including a stop at the historic Ferme d'Ennequin, offers a unique blend of natural beauty and urban exploration. Immerse yourself into parts of the city’s history as you stroll through areas that harmoniously combine the tranquility of nature with the whispers of the past. Designed to engage and inspire, this route is not just a walk but an experience, inviting walkers of all ages to discover the stories woven through the landscapes of Loos.

Brief Technical Breakdown

Covering approximately 3.9115 km, this walking route presents a minimal challenge with an altitude variance from 30 to 40 meters and an equally distributed positive and negative elevation change of 8 meters. Authentic to its design by the Ville de Loos, the path is tailored for leisurely walks, ensuring accessibility for a broad audience while emphasizing the ease of traversal. This overview underscores the well-thought-out balance between a physical activity and an enjoyable exploration of Loos's southern reaches.

Seasonal Tips for Trail Goers

Regardless of the season, preparing for this picturesque journey through Loos involves practical suggestions to enhance your experience. In spring and summer, lightweight clothing and sun protection are advisable, alongside water to stay hydrated. Autumn and winter trails call for layers and perhaps a raincoat. Always ensure your mobile device is fully charged for emergencies. Be mindful of the path, as weather conditions can affect terrain. Respect local wildlife and remember to keep the historical sites pristine for future visitors.

Heritage of Loos: A Cultural Perspective

Loos and its surroundings are deeply rooted in history, stretching from the Middle Ages through modern times. The city itself, nestled within the Hauts-de-France region and the Department of Nord, stands as a testament to a rich historical tapestry, including the Ferme d'Ennequin with its monastic origins and survival through tumultuous periods. This route not only offers a glimpse into the architectural and societal evolution of the area but also into the resilience and transformation of its community and cultural landscape over centuries.

Understanding Local Weather Patterns

Northern France Climate Overview

Hauts-de-France, home to Loos, exhibits a temperate climate with mild winters and cool summers, making it an enjoyable destination year-round. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year, with occasional showers. The best time to embark on this walk is either during late spring or early autumn when the weather is most agreeable—mild temperatures combined with the natural beauty of the seasons provide an optimal walking experience. Always check current weather conditions before setting out, to ensure a comfortable and safe journey.
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Technical Information

Walking
Difficulty
Not specified
Duration
1h15mn (1d)
Dist.
3.9 km
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Altimetric profile

Starting point

5 Chemin de Flesquières , 59120 Loos
Lat : 50.60182Lng : 3.02225

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Image Ville de Loos
proposed by Ville de Loos
104 Rue du Maréchal Foch 59120 Loos France

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Caution!
We have no information on the difficulty of this circuit. You may encounter some surprises along the way. Before you go, please feel free to inquire more and take all necessary precautions. Have a good trip! 🌳🥾