Apt, Saignon

MTB no.61 - The Provence Plains

61

Route

Loop

Difficulty

Very easy

Duration

1h

Distance

4km

Positive elevation

132 meters

Negative elevation

131 meters

Altitude

Min. 231 meters

Max. 345 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure

Parking La Madeleine - Apt

Arrival

Apt

Parking

Apt

Elevation

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GPX track

The tourist service at Apt :

A lovely short mountain bike route with a rural atmosphere, hidden just outside of Apt, with beautiful paths through the undergrowth, past remarkable trees and with unique views of the hilltop village of Saignon.
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The last stage of the descent to the Provence Plains (3.2km) is covered with stones, and can be tricky for unexperienced riders, so be careful!
Warning: Watch out for livestock guardian dogs around the Tourel farm (1.6km)

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recommended parking (s)

La Madeleine Parking - Apt

In short

  • Rural atmosphere,
  • Sections of woodland paths
  • Very beautiful and remarkable trees
  • Unique view of the hilltop village of Saignon.

  • Caution: at 3.2km, the descent is very stony, which can cause problems for mountain bikers with little experience!

  • At 1.6 km watch out for livestock guardian  dogs at the Tourel farm.


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