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Santes: Chain of Life.

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SANTES :  CHAÎNE DE VIE
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Credit : Département du Nord

The Cirkwi brief

Explore the Enchanting Family Walk at Santes
Discover an unforgettable journey designed by Nord Tourisme that leads you through the charming environs of Santes. This family-friendly stroll through the artfully constructed park is a feast for the senses. With stabilized paths, observation decks, and boardwalks, your exploration is seamless. The route is meticulously tailored to embrace the beauty and tranquility of the area, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of local culture and nature without any hassle. Engage in a relaxed pace of discovery, where every turn offers a new perspective on the vibrant cultural mosaic of the Lille metropolis.

Key Route Details Unveiled
Spanning approximately 5.47 kilometers, this journey presents a slight altitude variation, ascending from 18 meters to a peak of 30 meters with a minimal positive elevation change of 8 meters. The path, marked by yellow signs, is a carefully curated collection that guides visitors through the picturesque landscape. Accessibility is a notable feature, with the provision of electric carts for those with limited mobility, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the beauty of Mosaïc, the Garden of Cultures. This technical briefing encapsulates the logistical elements of the route, offering a clear overview for enthusiasts seeking an effortless adventure.

Seasonal Tips for a Perfect Visit
To maximize your experience, visiting during spring and early autumn is highly recommended. These seasons showcase the park in full bloom and the landscape adorned with a vibrant palette of colors. For safety, always adhere to the park's regulations, and consider bringing along water and sun protection during warmer months. Utilizing the available electric carts for those who require them can make the journey more enjoyable. Furthermore, wearing comfortable walking shoes is essential, as the stabilized paths invite long, leisurely walks amidst nature's calm.

Historic Significance of Santes and Surrounds
Situated within the dynamic Lille Metropole in Northern France, Santes shares a deeply rooted historical and cultural significance. The meticulously planned park and its surrounding area reflect the region's dedication to preserving natural landscapes while celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of its communities. Through the lens of the local historian, Santes emerges not just as a recreational venue but as a living mosaic of the northern cultural panorama, echoing stories of the past while forging connections with the present. This balance between conservation and celebration provides visitors with a nuanced understanding of the region's evolution.

Climate Insights and Best Visit Times
The climate in the Lille region generally features mild winters and warm summers, with a temperate climate classification. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year, ensuring that the landscape remains lush and inviting. For those planning a visit, the best times are late spring to early autumn, where you're likely to experience pleasant temperatures and minimal precipitation. These conditions are ideal for exploring the natural and cultural wonders of Santes, making your experience both comfortable and memorable.
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Technical Information

Walking
Difficulty
Very easy
Duration
1h45mn
Dist.
5.5 km
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Altimetric profile

Starting point

Parking Mosaîc , HOUPLIN-ANCOISNE
Lat : 50.5799257935Lng : 2.97885471284

Steps

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Point 1

Quittez le parking Mosaïc en passant sous le pont. Tournez à gauche, montez et traversez le pont au dessus de la Deûle. De l’autre côté du canal, suivez à gauche le chemin menant à la ferme Montblond.

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Point 2

A hauteur des bâtiments prenez à droite puis encore à droite vers l’observatoire en montant la digue. Plus loin prenez le chemin qui descend. (direction Santes)

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Point 3

A l’intersection, continuez à droite. Traversez le pont sur la tortue et empruntez à droite le platelage. Sur votre gauche, un verger a été planté. Le chemin effectue ensuite un coude à gauche et rejoint la rue Sadi Carnot. Prenez à gauche jusqu’à la station de traitement.

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Point 4

Suivez à gauche l’allée le long du fossé. A l’intersection, continuez tout droit, empruntez le pont et virez à droite. Longez une clôture qui délimite une zone de pâturage.

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Point 5

Laissez en face le platelage en bois qui traverse le plan d’eau et partez à gauche ; passez sur un petit pont et poursuivez le long de la clôture. 150 m plus loin, grimpez à droite l’escalier qui rejoint le haut de la “digue”. Continuez à droite. Rejoignez ainsi le canal de la Deûle. Restez sur la partie haute et continuez à gauche.

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Point 6

Prendre l'escalier à droite pour rejoindre le chemin de halage puis continuer jusqu'au pont que vous franchissez pour retrouver le parking mosaïc.

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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! 🌳🥾