From Apt, this new FFC-labeled mountain bike crossing crosses the high points of the Luberon Regional Natural Park. Practicable along the year with a preference for the spring and the autumn.
From Apt, this new FFC-labeled mountain bike crossing crosses the high points of the Luberon Regional Natural Park. Practicable along the year with a preference for the spring and the au- tumn, the paths pass near the essential ocres of Roussillon, superb villages and their colored and animated markets and the massifs of Petit Luberon and Grand Luberon. If you have time, take the opportunity to link before or after our stay on the Grande Traversée du Vaucluse!
DAY 1 : APT : Welcome, free dinner & night.
DAY 2 : APT - VITROLLES-EN-LUBERON
Breakfast. Departure for your first stop on the Grande Traversée du Luberon. You will cross the pla- teau of Caseneuve, the plains of Calavon and Largue, hinges between the mountains of Vau- cluse and the eastern Luberon. Technically affordable this step alternates between rising and fal- ling sections. Dinner and Night.
DAY 3 : VITROLLES-EN-LUBERON > LAURIS
Breakfast. Departure to the crests of Grand Luberon. Panoramic view. Then we go on a technical descent, passing through villages and hamlets typical of the Regional Natural Park of Luberon. We then go alternately up and down to the small Luberon. This route is more difficult than yesterday and more technical. Dinner and night.
DAY 4 : LAURIS > MAUBEC
Breakfast. Departure for a long climb in the valley bottom and arrived on the heights of the little Luberon and its Cedar forest. Track to Merindol and route through Garrigues and cliffs. We end with a nice descent to Robion and Maubec. Dinner and night.
DAY 5 : MAUBEC > ROUSSILLON
This stage will be less hard, departure on the north face of the Petit Luberon, you cross typical vil- lages: Oppède le Vieux, Gordes. Descent into the Gorges de la Véroncle then up to reach Roussil- lon and its massive colors of ocre. Night.
DAY 6 : ROUSSILLON > APT
This stage takes you from a massive ocre Colorado Provençal, then back to your starting point the City of Apt. Free dinner and night.