Le Puits d'Enfer
On the outskirts of Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole, this steep site is listed for its landscape and environmental qualities, as well as for its picturesque and legendary character. The rocky outcrops are home to some remarkable flora. A path leads to the heart of nature, beside a stream and its waterfall. Legend has it that a farmer who crossed the tumultuous waters with his cart was swept away and disappeared forever in "le Puits d'Enfer".
Le site du Puits d'Enfer est inscrit en qualité d'Espace Naturel Sensible à l'échelle départementale.
A Tèrra Aventura trail offers a fun and educational way to discover this exceptional site. Panoramic view of the town of Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole from the car park.
Dogs allowed on lead only.