Plateau de Coquibus

Seine et Marne  >  France

Sandstone plateau with forest and heather moor located 10 km west of Fontainebleau.

Added* by Lorenzi
Most recent update 21 October 2022


Le Plateau de Coquibus is a sandstone plateau with forests and open moors that alternate. Nice area for walking and very good area to spot Eurasian Nightjar. Other birds in the area are Cuckoo, European Honey-buzzard, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Crested Tit, Western Bonelli's Warbler, Dartford Warbler, Firecrest and Tree Pipit.


Français: Plateau gréseaux avanc lande de bruyère. Paysage de landes ou la bruyère est reine, se partageant parfois l'espace avec la callune, la platière de Coquibus est un biotope à part.



A6 motorway, exit 13, in Milly la Forêt take the rue de la Plaine, cross the ring road, take the dirt road towards the forest. Click on the P in the map to get directions to a parking. The circular walk indicated on the map is 12 km long, with shortcuts to make the walk 3 or 6 km long.


Français: Autoroute A6, sortie 13, à Milly la Forêt prendre la rue de la Plaine, traverser la rocade, prendre le chemin de terre vers la forêt. Chem. de Coquibus. Cliquez sur le P sur la carte pour obtenir l'itinéraire vers un parking. La promenade circulaire indiquée sur la carte est longue de 12 km, avec des raccourcis pour faire la balade de 3 ou 6 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Plateau , Moors/heathland , Forest


Flat , Sandy , Dry

Circular trail


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Good birding season


Best time to visit



Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform



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