Lauris, Bonnieux, Lacoste, Puget
MTB no.35 - Cedar forest and Philippe Tower
Min. 247 meters
Max. 708 meters
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.
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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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.
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 shortBetween 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.