Monieux, Sault

MTB n°12 - From Monieux to Saint-Jean de Sault

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Route

Loop

Difficulty

Intermediary

Duration

h

Distance

0km

Positive elevation

276 meters

Negative elevation

276 meters

Altitude

Min. 624 meters

Max. 831 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure

Monieux

Arrival

Monieux

Parking

Monieux

Elevation

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GPX track

The tourist service at Monieux :

Nice middle level course.
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Fields of lavanders, woods and craggy limestone, this course offers great views of Mont Ventoux, the villages of Sault and Monieux, the Nesque river canyons and the Luberon range.

Presence of small obstacles requiring a first level of mountain bike riding.
The final part of the circuit (descent on the lake) is not recommended for beginners. Possibility to reach Monieux by road.

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road access

From Carpentras, follow the D942 towards Mazan then the D1 from Villes-sur-Auzon.
A few kilometers before Sault, turn right onto the D942 towards Monieux. The car park is located at the bottom of the village, along the D942.

recommended parking (s)

Parking on the D942 at Monieux

In short

  • Between lavender, limestone and woodland
  • Beautiful views of the village of Monieux and Mont-Ventoux
  • Picnic break or relaxing stop at the Monieux lake

During hunting season, wear a brightly coloured outfit to make yourself distinguishable, and follow the signs posted by hunters.


If you come across a herd, bypass it and follow the rules concerning livestock guardian dogs.

Contact

Parc Naturel Régional du Mont-Ventoux
E-Mail : sault@ventoux-sud.com
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/OTI-Ventoux-Sud-1387460531503903/