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Stage 57 - Dolancourt to Bar-sur-Aube




10.5km / 6 miles 

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GR Top100 Map - 120 Saint-Dizier Chaumont



2.5 - 3 hours average time based on Naismith’s rule

Total ascent   81m
Total descent   68m

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To avoid a strenuous climb this short stage travels along the river valley following minor roads and tracks.





Walk Description :


1 - From the church of St Leger turn left along Rue De Varnage,D46 Jaucourt.  After reaching Jaucourt take the 1st left D113 Arsonval.  In Arsonval turn right Rue du Desert and at the junction with the D619 take the first right minor road not the D619.  Turn right Rue De L’Arbreuvoir, then straight ahead Rue de l’Isle, and then at the T-junction right Rue du Prievre.  Cross over the railway line and turn left immediately onto the stone track. 


2 - After approximately 1km the stone track becomes grass and the track bears left between fields to pass under power cables.  Continue on this track bearing left towards the railway crossing.  Just before the railway crossing turn right.  The track will go through a field with a line of trees on the right.  After approximately 200 m turn right into the woods, cross over the bridge and continue ahead to meet a track coming from the right.  Continue ahead here to cross another bridge to bear left and pass a travels overnight park.


3 -  Pass through a housing estate passing a large carpark on the left, to a T-junction at the end of the road.  Turn left Sommerard St to the small square, and then right on General De Leclerc.  Continue straight on along Rue Nationale and then 2nd right to reach the Mairie, Rue d’Aube.



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