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By mountain bike, bicycle or scooter!

Discover the Haut-Languedoc Regional Natural Park in a different way! 

Descend the Caroux, the Somail, the Espinouse and the foremountains or walk on the Green Way. In a Mediterranean climate, mountain biking is combined all year round with gentle family itinerancy or sports practice for thrill-seekers.

Our ATV space is labeled by the FFC since 2013
LOGO SITES VTT FFC - Centre N° 217 Caroux en Haut-Languedoc

 

vttN°1 Berlou - Vignobles de Berlou

Distance: 7.5 km
Difficulty: blue - easy
Elevation gain: 120 m
Description: Not a difficult route through the Berlou vineyard. Country road and vineyard paths. Departure from the tasting cellar. Do not hesitate to take the time to describe the presentation panels of the vineyard and why not make a stop at the orientation table .
To discover on the way:
- Vignoble du Saint-Chinianais
- Wine cellars of harvesting owners and Berlou winery
- Paleontological Museum (Cambrian House)
Departure: Berlou - Village car park (Place du pont)

vttN°2 Berlou – Autour du Pic de Naudech

Distance : 27 km
Elevation gain: 730 m
Difficulty: Red - Hard
Description: Physical and long circuit, but descent very user-friendly and relatively accessible technically.
To discover on the way:
- Albières Castle
- Possibility to go to the Naudech belvedere (360° view on the Caroux, the Jaur valley and the Orb valley).
- Saint-Chinianais vineyards
- Wine cellars of harvesting owners
- Wine tasting vault of Berlou
Departure: Berlou - Village car park (Place du pont)

vttN°3 Berlou – Les Albières

Distance: 15 km
Elevation gain: 495 m
Difficulty: Very difficult - black
Description: Discovery of the hamlets. Beautiful views over the plain and the sea on the slopes. Beautiful monotraces trails in the second part of the circuit.
To discover on the way:
-  Saint-Chinian vineyards
- Wine cellars of vineyard owners
- Wine tasting vault of Berlou
- Castle of Albières
- Treille farm (goat cheese)
Departure: Berlou - Village car park (Place du pont)

vttN°4 Ferrière Poussarou - Perrio

Distance: 11.5 km
Elevation gain: 280 m
Difficulty: blue - medium difficulty
Description: Mainly wide, easy-to-pedal tracks. Small sections of country roads.
To discover on the way:
- The Dourque Chapel,
- Viala Cave,
- Hamlet of Ferrières
- Church of La Fraise (lauze roof)
- The Cambrian Palaeontological Museum
Departure: The hamlet of La Fraise or the Dourque Chapel

vttN°5 Mons - Colombières - Au pied du Caroux

Distance: 12 km
Elevation: 260 m
Difficulty: blue - easy
Description: Complete panorama of the foot of the south face of the Caroux. Return by the green way
To discover on the way:
- Colombières Gorges (bathing possibility)
- Heric Gorges (bathing possibility)
- Hamlet of Colombières
- Beautiful views on the Caroux
- Hamlet of La Pomarede
- Hamlet of La Coste
Departure: Tourist office in Mons-La-Trivalle (avenue de la gare) or departure from the war memorial of Colombières (exit of the village).
Parking: Behind the tourist office in Mons or if starting from Colombières, car park near the war memorial.

vttN°6 Mons-Verdier

Distance: 6 km
Difficulty: green - very easy
Elevation gain: 120 m
Description: Family tour around Mons la Trivalle. Magnificent views over the Gorges d'Héric and the south face of the Caroux.
To discover on the way:
- Heric Gorges (bathing possibility)
- Overview of the Caroux plateau
Departure: Tourist Office in Mons-La Trivalle (Avenue de la Gare)
Parking: Behind the tourist office in Mons

vttN°7 Mons - Drouille - Col de la Bacoulette

Distance: 22.5 km
Elevation gain: 680 m
Difficulty: Red - Hard
Description: Long uphill, but the descent is beautiful via the pass of Bacoulette and La Fenouillède.
To discover on the way:
- The Orb valley
- Village of Courbou
- Passing near the Heric Gorges (bathing possibility)
- Suspension bridge of Tarassac
Departure: Tourist Office in Mons-La Trivalle (Avenue de la gare)
Parking: Behind the tourist office in Mons

vttN°8 Mons-Bardou

circuit mons bardou 08Distance: 15 km
Elevation: 620m
Difficulty: Black - Very difficult
Description: Very technical. reserved for experienced riders. Magnificent descent from the Col de Bardou on a cobbled path, a real gem for fans of muscular mountain biking!
To discover on the way:
- Hamlet of Bardou
- Heric Gorges (bathing possibility)
Departure: Tourist Office in Mons-La Trivalle (Avenue de la Gare)
Parking: Behind the tourist office in Mons

vttN°9 Olargues –Le Tour du Monde

Distance: 4 km
Elevation gain: 70 m
Difficulty: Green - Easy
Description: Easy family tour on a cemented track with short sections of trail. Beautiful views on the Caroux.
To discover on the way:
- Pleasant shaded portion along the Jaur.
- Possibility to stop by the river
Departure: Former Olargues Tourist Office (avenue de la gare)
Parking: Esplanade de la Gare (below the avenue de la gare)

vttN°10 Olargues-Le Cros

Distance: 8 km
Elevation gain: 180m
Difficulty: blue - easy
Description: Country roads and forest tracks, without great difficulty. Return by the Greenway after a very small portage to get there.
Departure: Former Olargues Tourist Office (avenue de la gare)
Parking: Esplanade de la Gare (below the avenue de la gare)

vttN°11 Olargues  - La Salle

Distance: 15.5 km
Elevation gain: 640m
Difficulty: Black - Very difficult
Description: Rather severe and regular climb. Magnificent technical descent. Distrustful in wet weather.
To discover on the way:
- Medieval village of Olargues, ranked among the most beautiful villages in France
- The petroglyphs of Olargues : Peyro escrito
Departure: Olargues - Esplanade de la Gare
Greenway and college car park
vttN12 Autour de Vieussan
Distance : 29 km
Difficulty : red - hard
Elevation gain : 1000m
Description: You are on one of the portions of the Epic Enduro that is to say what awaits you. 400 D- in 2 kilometres
vttN°13 Roquebrun - Au coeur des Schistes

vtt roquebrun circuit 13Distance: 6 km
Difficulty: green - very easy
Elevation gain: 115 m
Description: Beautiful trip without technical difficulty. Crossing the D14 (be careful with children)
To discover on the way:
- The Mediterranean Garden of Roquebrun
- Village of Roquebrun (alleys, mills, fountain...),
- The wines of Roquebrun (cooperative cellar and cellars of harvesting producers)
- The banks of the Orb (bathing possibility - unsupervised)
Departure: Former Tourist Office - Avenue des Orangers. Parking nearby

vttN°14 Roquebrun - Laurenque

vtt roquebrun circuit 14Distance: 10 km
Difficulty: red - hard
Elevation gain: 420 m
Description: Quiet ascent to the Hamlet of Laurenque and final decent of the Garrigas. Don't forget the gloves
To discover on the way:
- The Mediterranean Garden of Roquebrun
- Village of Roquebrun (alleys, mills, fountain...),
- The wines of Roquebrun (cooperative cellar and cellars of harvesting producers)
- The banks of the Orb (bathing possibility - unsupervised)
Departure: Former Tourist Office - Avenue des Orangers. Parking nearby

vttN°15 Notre Dame de Trédos
Distance: 15 km
Difficulty: red - hard
Elevation gain: 550m
Departure: Prémian village centre
Description: Relatively demanding and with no downtime on the way up or down. Stop at Notre Dame de Tredos
To discover on the way:

- Medieval village of Olargues, ranked among the most beautiful villages in France
- The petroglyphs of Olargues : Peyro escrito

POINT HOME Base VTT FFC Caroux Haut-Languedoc
Relais des Gorges Heric / Cycling Caroux Haut Languedoc
RD908
34390 - Mons-La Trivalle
Tel. : 33 (0) 4 67 97 64 42
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Open all year
 
INFO POINT
Caroux Tourist Office Haut-Languedoc
34390 Mons-La Trivalle
33 (0) 4 67 23 02 21
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Charte du pratiquant VTT
The basic principles to follow before setting off on the paths and trails.
I remain courteous with the other users and I remain discreet
I control my speed in all circumstances
I carefully overtake hikers and horse-riders, who always have priority.
I respect nature and private property
I forbid myself to enter undergrowth and regeneration plots.
I inform other people of my itinerary and I never go alone
I am taking a repair kit, a first aid kit and a map of the course.
I am aware in advance of the difficulties and the distance of the chosen route.
I find out about the weather forecasts before going to the mountains.
I observe the Traffic Regulations in all places and circumstances.
I always wear a helmet.
 
GREEN NETWORK ®
"Arranged and maintained by the Department, the Network Vert® crosses the Hérault from East to West. It offers you walk, mountain bike or on horseback, 500 km of marked and secured paths on 19 steps of about 30 km. Security tags every 500 m, terminals direction and distance, information boards , plans, games easier and decorate your hike. You find many relays, shelters or bivouac areas to rest. "
Download 4 records that pass through our territory:
Find all 19 records on http://www.herault.fr/sports-loisirs/publication/reseau-vert


pont voie verte


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