Bike Tour 6 :

The Cévennes I

Looking for a tour with a lot a climbing in the south part of the remote Cévennes mountains? This is the one.

 

THE CLIMBS

  • 19.7 km, 3.6%

  • 10.5 km, 3.7%

  • 10 km, 3.3%

  • 7.4 km, 4%

Distance/Ascent

  • Distance: 87 km

  • Ascent: 1840 m

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The cévennes

The entire tour is located in the Cévennes National Park, a beautiful mountainous area in the south of France.

The remoteness

There is something special about this remote place. Experience the feeling of calm and roughness, mixed with a taste sadness and darkness.

 
 

WHY CHOOSE THIS TOUR?

  • This is one of the two (together with Bike Tour 7) pure Cévennes tours, entirely located in the National Park.

  • Really the big up-and-down bike tour, almost no flat kilometer. For those who love long and smooth climbs.

  • The view from the second col resumes it well: look to the west and admire the beautiful Aigoual and Lingas mountains, turn your head and look to the south where you can see the Mediterranean sea at the horizon.

  • Including two beautiful hikes near one of the cols you pass when riding the bike tour:

    • Hike 1: A 4 km (240 m ascent) hike between altitude 900 m and 1100 m in the south of the Cévennes offering huge panoramas covering the entire region.

    • Hike 2: At the other side of the col, a 5.5 km (240 m ascent) hike at the same altitude including spectacular views on the Cévennes summits around, the Mediterranean sea at the horizon, and the Mt Ventoux in case of very clear weather.

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GALLERY Bike Tour 6

Gallery Hike 1

Gallery Hike 2