Viens, Caseneuve, Gignac

MTB N° 55 - Travers de Pierroux

55

Route

Loop

Difficulty

Very easy

Duration

1h

Distance

12km

Positive elevation

321 meters

Negative elevation

320 meters

Altitude

Min. 490 meters

Max. 681 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Mairie - Viens / Mairie - Viens

Parking

Mairie - Viens

Elevation

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GPX track

The tourist service at Viens :

A short mountain bike loop with no technical difficulty, starting in the hilltop village of Viens. A sequence of tracks switching from undergrowth to fields, dotted with beautiful views of the Luberon in the south, Mont-de-Vaucluse in the north and Montagne de Lure in the east.
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On the way back, keep your eyes peeled for the dalle calcaire further along the trail (8.9 km), a slab of limestone whose surface is covered in over 200 footprints of mammals that inhabited the region 30 million years ago!

Important:
• Beware the livestock guardian dogs in the vicinity of a nearby farm (1.1 km).
• The footprint-covered limestone is a protected site and extremely fragile: bikes are strictly prohibited on the surface.

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Accéder à l'itinéraire

public transport

recommended
parking(s)

In front of the City Hall

To be noted

Caution

• presence of livestock guardian dogs near the farm (km 1.1).
• The "Dalle à empreintes" is a classified site and is very fragile: it is strictly forbidden to ride here.

If you notice a problem on one of the Provence cycling routes report it with the Suricate app!: sentinelles.sportsdenature.fr

In short

  • A hilly route between woods and crop fields, offering beautiful views of the Luberon, the Mont-de-Vaucluse and the Lure Mountain
  • At 8.9km, an old limestone slab more than 30 million years old still shows traces of ancient mammals.

Contact

Parc naturel régional du Luberon
E-Mail : info@veloloisirprovence.com
Website : https://www.visugpx.com/17gN2Wf8Jp
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