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Montagne de Lure Cycling Circuit

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38,10 Km
2 h 32 min
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Forcalquier

38,10 km cycling loop from Forcalquier

This short cycling adventure from Forcalquier leads to the foot of the mighty Montagne de Lure via the startling geological site of Les Mourres and the enchanting villages of Fontienne, Saint-Etienne les Orgues, Cruis and Sigonce. This circuit allows riders to make the most of exceptional views over the valley and the Alpine summits in the background, crossing fertile countryside.
596 m 592 m

The Cycle Route

This cycling circuit featuring many steep stretches leads riders through some of the Luberon’s most beautiful landscapes. The first slope takes you up to Fontienne via a splendid perched road. Then you head on to Saint-Etienne les Orgues, followed by an easy road taking you to Cruis, a charming Provençal village. Returning to Forcalquier, the cycling circuit crosses bucolic stretches of countryside.

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Forcalquier bus station

Don't miss

  • Forcalquier : the Citadel; the Couvent des Cordeliers; the geological site of Les Mourres; la Biscuiterie (for biscuits); Caves de Régusse (wine shop); France Montgolfière (for hot-air ballooning). 
  • Cruis: cloister and sundial 

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