St-André-la-Côte / St-Maurice-sur-Dargoire Grande Traversée du Rhône by mountain bike

In forest, Nature & small heritage
15,93 Km
1 h 03 min
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15,93 km cycling route from St-André-la-Côte to St-Maurice-sur-Dargoire

From the heights of Saint-André-la-Côte, pedal along deciduous woodland trails, small roads and rolling lanes, amid a rural backdrop of farm hamlets. After the village of Riverie, situated on a rocky spur overlooking the Rhône valley and the Mornant plateau, plunge into the trails of the Espace Naturel Sensible de la vallée du Bozançon, enjoying views of the Pilat massif and the Monts du Lyonnais.

Elevation of the stage

718 m 297 m

The cycle route

This stage of the GTR VTT has a predominantly downhill profile. At Riverie, a rapid 5 km descent for 350 m of D- before a final climb to arrive south of Saint-Maurice-sur-Dargoire.

Common route with the Grand Tour des Monts du Lyonnais over 9 km from Saint-André-la-Côte to Sainte-Catherine.

Points to watch :

  • Crossing the D2 before l'Arzelier.

Don't miss

  • Pays mornantais mountain biking site
  • Bozançon valley sensitive natural area

See & know

  • Saint-André-la-Côte Romanesque church
  • Medieval village of Riverie
  • Belvedere (orientation table) with views as far as the Alps and Mont-Blanc
  • Gier Roman aqueduct - Jurieux bridge

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