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The Grande Traversée du Massif Central by mountain bike

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1400 Km
Avallon
Agde
The Grande Traversée du Massif Central by mountain bike (GTMC) offers you a route on paths and paths of nearly 1400 km. Discover the Massif Central: the Morvan mountains and great lakes, the volcanoes of Auvergne, the Cévennes National Park, the immense plateaus of the Grands Causses before reaching the Mediterranean sea! A real mountain bike adventure on paths and trails to share with your friends, family or just alone!
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51,70 Km
Avallon / Quarré-les-Tombes
Lake & Swim, Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Avallon / Quarré-les-Tombes

The Grande Traversée du Massif Central (GTMC) mountain bike route begins at Avallon, at the northern end of the Parc [...]

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50,92 Km
Anost / La Grande-Verrière
In forest, Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Anost / La Grande-Verrière

On this stage, mountain bikers follow in the footsteps of ‘galvachers’ – in the 19th century, these small-scale [...]

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8,31 Km
Link Château-Chinon
Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Link Château-Chinon

The start of this GTMC à VTT linking stage lies very close to the Musée du Septennat, which displays the gifts [...]

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78,58 Km
Bourbon-Lancy / Moulins
In forest, Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Bourbon-Lancy / Moulins

This GTMC by mountain bike stage between the towns of Bourbon-Lancy and Moulins takes you into the French county of [...]

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64,87 Km
Moulins / Chantelle
In the vineyards, Canals & intimate rivers, In forest, Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Moulins / Chantelle

This undulating GTMC à VTT stage presents cyclists with a variety of landscapes and atmospheres, plus you’re [...]

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58,02 Km
Chantelle / Riom
Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Chantelle / Riom

Continuing along the GTMC à VTT from Chantelle to Riom, the volcanic range of the Chaîne des Puys stands temptingly [...]

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26,19 Km
Riom / Clermont-Ferrand
Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Riom / Clermont-Ferrand

Having crossed the village of Marsat, you enter a wonderful stretch of countryside. As you head up into the hills, [...]

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19,92 Km
Clermont-Ferrand / Volvic
Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Clermont-Ferrand / Volvic

Historic Clermont-Ferrand was formerly the starting point for the original GTMC mountain bike route. From town, you [...]

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36,81 Km
Volvic / Laschamps
Moutain bike

Volvic / Laschamps

This stage takes you along highly enjoyable stretches, through a series of charming villages and landscapes, leading [...]

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27,25 Km
L'Hom / L'Esperou
Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

L'Hom / L'Esperou

The GTMC leaves behind the Causse as you enter the Aigoual Range. At the Col de Perjuret, take in the breath-taking [...]

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37,95 Km
L'Esperou / Le Vigan
Canals & intimate rivers, Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

L'Esperou / Le Vigan

You’re greeted by a lot of elevations as the GTMC à VTT enters the French county of Gard. At least with the 1,000m [...]

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36,08 Km
Le Vigan / Blandas
In forest, Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Le Vigan / Blandas

After Le Vigan, the first part of this GTMC à VTT stage takes you through forests. Reaching Montdardier, the landscape [...]

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38,67 Km
Blandas / La Couvertoirade
Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Blandas / La Couvertoirade

Linking Blandas, Vissec and Alzon, the Vis Valley was once an important way, in centuries past. Here, where three [...]

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50,65 Km
La Couvertoirade / Lunas
Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

La Couvertoirade / Lunas

Leaving the Larzac behind, the GTMC takes you into the Parc Naturel Régional du Haut Languedoc. The village of Le [...]

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41,91 Km
Lunas / Clermont-l'Hérault
In the vineyards, Lake & Swim
Moutain bike

Lunas / Clermont-l'Hérault

After Lunas, the GTMC route leads you into clearly Mediterranean terrain. The hilly way here allows riders to make the [...]

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58,43 Km
Clermont-l'Hérault / Montagnac
In the vineyards, Nature & small heritage
Moutain bike

Clermont-l'Hérault / Montagnac

On this last really sporty stage of the GTMC, you go slaloming along alternating tracks and paths taking you down the [...]

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58,91 Km
Montagnac / Agde
In the vineyards, Seaside
Moutain bike

Montagnac / Agde

The final stage on the GTMC à VTT route offers some nice surprises. The first part of this stage is enjoyable as well [...]

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