Cabrieres-D'avignon, Gordes, Lagnes

MTB no.43 - From the cedar forest to the Croix de Lagnes

43

Route

Loop

Difficulty

Very easy

Duration

75h

Distance

0km

Positive elevation

242 meters

Negative elevation

242 meters

Altitude

Min. 138 meters

Max. 258 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure

Parking de la Mairie - Cabrières d'Avignon

Arrival

Parking de la Mairie - Cabrières d'Avignon

Parking

Parking de la Mairie - Cabrières d'Avignon

Elevation

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GPX track

The tourist service at Cabrières-d'Avignon :

This mountain bike loop is short and sweet, crossing the rocky slopes of the Monts-de-Vaucluse before tackling the more difficult neighbouring circuits.
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Things to see on your way: the cedar forest planted in 1860, the Lagnes cross, the “Mur de la Peste” (plague wall) which acts as a testimonial to the fight against the plague in 1721, the Saint-Eusèbe Chapel, dating back to the beginning of the 16th century, then the 11th and 12th century Chateau, ancient washhouses, fountains, and narrow streets of Cabrières d'Avignon.
Caution: Control your downhill speed; you are not alone on these paths!
Route Variation: the trip can be extended by following circuit n°45 ''La pierre au fil du temps'', but it is a step higher in terms of effort and technical difficulty!"

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public transport

Consult the Zou bus lineshttps://services-zou.maregionsud.fr

recommended parking (s)

Town hall car park - Cabrières d'Avignon

In short

To discover en route:
  • The cedar forest planted in 1860
  • The Croix des Lagnes
  • The Mur de la Peste - witness the sanitary war against the plague of 1721
  • The Saint-Eusèbe Chapel, built at the beginning of the 16th century, and the Castle from the 11th and 12th centuries,
  • Cabrières, Avignon and its old wash-house, alleys and fountains
  • If you are an "expert", it is possible to lengthen the trip by taking the n°45 route ''La pierre au fil du temps'', (blue level)
Caution: Control your downhill speed, you are not the only person on these paths! 


Check your equipment before departure
The day before your trip, check access to the massif in case of fire risk
https://www.risque-prevention-incendie.fr/vaucluse/
T. +33)4.28.31.77.11
In case of fire, call 18 or 112

Contact

Parc naturel régional du Luberon
E-Mail : accueil@parcduluberon.fr
Website : https://www.visugpx.com/3HqAogqeg7
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