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Stage 46 - Trefcon to Tergnier




29.9km / 19 miles 

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GR Top100 Map - 104 Reims Saint - Quentin



7.5 - 8 hours average time based on Naismith’s rule

Total ascent   271m
Total descent   122m

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This route follows roads and tracks, and finally follows the canal path to Tergnier.





Walk Description :

1 - From Trefcon continue along the main street D184, and then straight across the road.  At the next road D73 turn left, then the track right, and right at the end.  This will take you to the village of Etreillers.  Continue ahead on Rue Maurice Dallongeville which becomes Rue des Docteurs at the crossroads.  At the end turn right Avenue du General de Gaulle, then left D33 Rue Andre Dietrich and then left again on the D32 for about 5km to Seraucourt-le-Grand. 


2 - Continue on the D32 and then straight across to the D72 Essigny-le-Grand.  At the top of the hill continue ahead down the track (GR path mark).  Turn left at the road keeping the wind turbines on your right.  Follow the road and at the second right hand bend (just before the roundabout) take the first track towards the church to go into the village down Rue du Tour de Ville.  Turn left at the road, continue on the D34 to Montescourt and then turn right D8 Jussy just before the railway bridge.Take the first left (La Poste) and then left Rue Du Lt. Brunehant.  Turn left under the railway bridge and then right by the side of the track.


stage 463 - Follow the track to cross over the road to the next track which eventually meets the canal.  Keep left into the trees to follow the path until it finally meets the road on the outskirts of Tergnier.  Continue on the road, up the hill to turn right onto the bridge to cross the canal and bear left along the road to reach the station on the right. 





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