Heady heights and miles as far as the eye can see...
Mountain-biking rides through steep, craggy countryside for seasoned cyclists. The Alpes-Maritimes in general and the Vallée de la Roya in particular are ideal for mountain-biking enthusiasts. A huge choice of rolling or highly technical trails suitable for high-level mountain-biking.
LENGTH: 3 to 5 days.
VALIDITY OF THE OFFER: April to November 2017.
THE PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- Organisation of a mountain-biking stay.
- Support from a mountain-biking instructor.
- Full-board accommodation in a gîte or hotel.
- Mini-bus shuttles.
DAY 1: THE BEST OF BREIL-SUR-ROYA MOUNTAIN-BIKING
On your first day, roll along the many technical single-tracks and slopes dotted around the Massif de la Cougoule. A series of varied sections - perfect for getting your legs working.
DAY 2: MOUNTAIN-BIKE TOURING IN THE HEIGHTS OF THE MOUNTAINS
The shuttle bus takes you up to Tende (815 m), from where we'll mountain bike our way up to Colla Megana (1600 m) followed by a long single descent down to St-Dalmas-de-Tende. Brief road transition to the village of La Brigue (770 m) before heading up a slope to the Baisse de l'Ugo (1400 m), and descending down to the villages of Fontan and Saorge (450 m).
DAY 3: MERCANTOUR MOUNTAIN-BIKING BY THE SEA CIRCUIT
Departing from Breil-sur-Roya (300 m), mountain-biking to the hamlet of Pienne. A highly demanding itinerary, both technically and physically. Descending down the Vallon de Bassera to Sospel (300 m). Long climb up the slope towards the Col du Razet (1000 m). Final downhill stretch towards Menton and the Mediterranean. The beaches of Menton on the horizon...
An incredibly diverse range of itineraries between the peaks of the Mercantour to the Mediterranean beaches departing from Breil-sur-Roya.