Aurel, Sault, Monieux, Lioux, Saint-Saturnin-Les-Apt
Long Distance Mountain Bike Trail, Stage 4 – From Aurel to Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt
Min. 387 meters
Max. 1005 meters
The tourist service at Aurel :Here you find yourself on the Plateau de Sault, which is a landscape make up of vast open plains, shaped by fields of grains, grasses (small spelt) and lavender.
This long but extremely beautiful stretch boasts fabulous single-track trails through exceptional scenery. The trail through this remote and little frequented part of the Vaucluse mountains will eventually lead you to the Luberon Natural Regional Park. You’ll pass through a place known as Savouillon, after which you'll start to notice ancient stone water tanks (aiguiers), an extraordinary and typical feature of this region. The trail then descends towards Saint Saturnin-les-Apt, through the abandoned hamlet of Travignon, following a succession of paths that alternate between challenging and fast.
To be noted
Before departure, make sure to consult the Prevention of fire risks in Vaucluse website, to respect the massif closures. (T. +33 (0)188.8.131.52.11)
This itinerary is best suited to autumn and spring
In shortLavander fieldsMajestic Gorges de la NesqueMonts de VaucluseBeautiful single-track trails in rocky valleysHeritage built from dry stone, stone water basins and bories