Lauris, Bonnieux, Lacoste, Puget

MTB no.35 - Cedar forest and Philippe Tower





Very difficult





Positive elevation

851 meters

Negative elevation

852 meters


Min. 247 meters

Max. 708 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Parking de Valbigonce - Lauris / Parking de Valbigonce - Lauris


Parking de Valbigonce - Lauris


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GPX track

The tourist service at Lauris :

A beautiful trail that follows part of the Grande Traversée de Vaucluse à VTT. Travel across the northern and southern slopes of the Petit Luberon, between Lauris and Bonnieux, two magnificent villages which are emblematic of the territory.
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Aside from some sections of the track, the various uphill and downhill paths can be very steep, stony and technical (100 m of push at km 5.5).

Not to be missed: the panoramic view from Le Portalas and Peyrafio, the cedar forest, the charm of the Bonnieux back streets, the sweetness of life in Lauris.
Also unmissable: the descent from the Tour Philippe, the path of the lovely descent into the Seyes valley.

Attention: there may be sheepdogs on the ridges in springtime
Caution: Pay attention to your speed as you descend, you are not the only person on these roads!
Variation: you can also start the route from Bonnieux.

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public transport

Consult the Zou bus lines (In French)


Valbigonce Parking - Lauris

To be noted

Presence of livestock guardian dogs in spring on the peaks.
Control your downhill speed, you are not the only one on these paths.
If you notice a problem on one of the Provence cycling routes report it with the Suricate app!:
Access to the massifs
Respect the regulations preserving protected natural areas – find out about restrictions to accessing the massifs during fire risk periods, from 15 June to 15 September.
Before heading out, check the website

In short

Between Lauris and Bonnieux, 2 picturesque villages of the Luberon, here is a course whose climbs and descents can be steep, stony or technical (push at km 5.5).The breathtaking views from the Portalas, Peyrafio, and the Cedars Forest makes all of the effort worth it! Possible departure from Bonnieux.


Parc naturel régional du Luberon
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