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De Chatelus-Malvaleix à Crozant The Tour de Creuse by bike

Canals & intimate rivers
58,11 Km
3 h 52 min
I cycle often
De Chatelus-Malvaleix à Crozant
Chatelus-Malvaleix
Crozant
Leaving Châtelus Malvaleix, head for Le Bourg d’Hem, where you can admire the church and the views of Les Chazelles Lake. Then cycle along the Artists’ Route that follows the Creuse from La Celle Dunoise to Crozant, passing via Fresselines.
1144.15 m 988.89 m

The route

Taking you along quiet country roads, this 59km stage, with a cumulative elevation of 632m, is relatively short, but quite hilly. Leaving the village of Le Bourg d’Hem, take note of the 4km climb through the Creuse Gorges. All along the way, the route is indicated by green and white signage.

Don’t miss:

  • Châtelus Malvaleix: La Roussille Lake, suitable for swimming.
  • Bonnat: Pouligny tile-making factory.
  • Le Bourg d’Hem: the Creuse Gorges
  • Fresselines: Centre de Création Artistique Monet-Rollinat
  • Crozant: the ruined fort rising above the meanders in the Creuse and Sédelle Rivers; the Hôtel Lepinat, home to the Centre d’Interprétation des Peintres de la Vallée de la Creuse.
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