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Grand tour of the Lignin lakes

A varied circuit between Haute Provence and Haut Var, the quintessence of mountain biking in the Southern Alps

Grand tour of the Lignin lakes

A varied circuit between Haute Provence and Haut Var, the quintessence of mountain biking in the Southern Alps

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and for practitioners

If you're going to come to these remote areas, you might as well make the most of it!

Apart from a few well-guarded nuggets, we will take you on a tour of the sector's unmissable VTTAEs, in the stronghold of the endurists of the Haut Var and the bastions of the Haut Verdon, where the term mountain bike takes on its full meaning...

Without doubt the most complete trip of all our offer in terms of variety of terrains. Each day will be different, ... Red earth of Daluis, grey marl of Guillaumes, isolated alpine pastures towards the lakes of Lignin... Rolling, brittle, technical, trialising for those who like.... Remarkable high altitude landscapes and trails that smell of larch and Scots pine to remind you that we are in the Southern Alps! A perfect mix for a stay rich in sensations!

5 days
On the move
All Mountain

1120 €

5 days
On the move
All Mountain

1120 €

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  • Smooth trail links perfectly suited to the ATV
  • Presence of a logistician to ensure a memorable crossing
  • Meals in restaurants and very comfortable gites
  • Repair and cleaning station available
  • Supervision by expert VTTAE guides who know the area well
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Downhill in the Val d'Allos, and more if affinities

Pick up at your hotel in Colmars or Barcelonnette then drop off at the Col d'Allos by minibus to start your stay on on the road. A beautiful descent awaits us in the mountain pastures before heading straight to the heart of the mélézin, the typical forest of the Southern Alps. We have a picnic by the river before pedalling up the mountain in the afternoon. afternoon on the heights of the other side and enjoy a second descent of the a second descent of the same type, with a final all in on the heights of Colmars. Night in a hotel  

Crossing the Lignin lakes

Without doubt one of the high lights of the trip... Depending on the capacity of our our batteries and to give us a bit of leeway, a short drop-off is planned in the morning to a short drop off is planned in the morning to reach the start of our our crossing. From there, we climb on a 5* trail to the isolated lakes of the cirque de Lignin, one of the remarkable mountain pastures of the of the region and much less frequented than the lake of Allos just next door... Switch to the Annot valley by way of the heights the heights, recovering exhilarating, fast, straight paths that take us which take us straight back to the colle st Michel. Night in a gîte

Sector of Annot

From Colle st Michel, downhill by bike on a very fun path to a small concentration of trails designed for riding. the ride... High supports in the deciduous forests, reassuring sandy paths reassuring sandy trails, committed lines or more reasonable trajectories. everyone rides according to their own style and rhythm... Lunch on the terrace in Annot then second session in the afternoon on a path all in balconies which brings us on the other side of the valley valley, ready to embark on the road to Guillaumes Night in a guest house

Balcons de Daluis & Clue d'Amen

A beautiful day again starting from Guillaumes to the panoramic paths of the Gorges de Daluis... Short morning shuttle to gain altitude, a quick warm-up in a bucolic forest in a bucolic forest then we climb progressively along the foothills of the along the foothills of the Lignin lakes on a trail full of flow and and "up n down" to reach the start of a veritable the start of a real tumble into the Gorges. 1200m lower and after a well-deserved lunch break, we a well-deserved lunch break, we switch to the other side, on the the mythical route of the Clue d'Amen, in the heart of the Terres Terres rouges. A trialising sector that could be compared to the to the mythical Captain Ahab in the United States, no less... Night in a guest house  

Heights of the Val d'Entraunes

It's hard to leave just like that... So for those who have time, we'll take a last trip to the who have time, we allow ourselves one last trip to the high mountain the high mountain pastures of Chateauneuf d'Entraunes in order to access a 360° panorama a 360° panorama on the valley and a memorable descent which our journey in the best way... Picnic and return to Barcelonnette or Colmars les Alpes

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