The Tour de Creuse by bike
The Tour de Creuse allows you to discover the truly remarkable, often little-known, natural and cultural heritage of a French county packed with surprising, exceptional sights.
From the Creuse Artists’ Valley route to Vassivière Lake, going via the tapestry town of Aubusson, the Natural Reserve of the Étang des Landes, the medieval towns of La Souterraine, Bénévent l’Abbaye and Bourganeuf, the Abbey of Chambon sur Voueize and the thermal spa town of Évaux les Bains, you follow quiet country roads, the landscapes ceaselessly changing as you cycle along.
The Tour de Creuse à Vélo is all about great discoveries – you’ll never get bored, with such variety on offer. The route is suitable for all types of cyclists, from the most sporty to those out on a gentle family outing.
Cycling from one valley to the next, enjoy halts in the lovely Creusois villages en route. As pilgrims have done for so [...]
This stage starts at Bénévent l’Abbaye, the only parish in the Creuse awarded the prestigious label of a Petite [...]
This stage starts at Royère de Vassivière, overlooking Vassivière Lake. The route takes you beside the Lac du [...]
This stage starts at Aubusson, French Capital of Tapestry. Cycling beside the waters of La Naute and Les Landes lakes [...]
This stage begins at Chambon sur Voueize, with Its imposing 11th-century abbey church dedicated to St Valery and [...]
Leaving Châtelus Malvaleix, head for Le Bourg d’Hem, where you can admire the church and the views of Les Chazelles [...]