Mountain biking trails in the Rhône-Alpes

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in the Rhône-Alpes. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful mountain biking trails.
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The 10 Most Beautiful mountain biking trails in the Rhône-Alpes

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Mountainbiking · Isère
Le Tour du Plateau d'Emparis (Massif des Arves)
recommended route Difficulty S3 difficult
1
36.6 km
4:30 h
1,533 m
1,533 m
Une magnifique boucle sur le Plateau d'Emparis en VTT, avec vue époustouflante sur la Meije.  Un parcours exigeant, ludique et varié, qui comporte plusieurs variantes. 
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Mountainbiking · Ain
Mountain bike loop number 16 starting from Les Plans d'Hotonnes - Bugey's federal MB base.
recommended route Difficulty S1 difficult
1
23.6 km
2:00 h
625 m
420 m
The Plateau de Retord is an out-of-time corner of France, located right between Geneva and Lyon, one step away from Annecy and Chambéry. This wild plateau is known for its beautiful wild flowers, the typical housing architecture and wonderful panoramas on the Alps. The place is ideal to Mountain bike.
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Mountainbiking · Drôme
Le Grand Tour du Vercors à VTT - Parc naturel régional du Vercors
recommended route Difficulty difficult
1
232.2 km
32:25 h
6,483 m
6,483 m
Le Grand Tour du Vercors totalise 230 kilomètres, soit environ 7 à 8 jours de randonnée itinérante époustouflante, à segmenter selon votre emploi du temps : à la journée, au week-end, à la semaine...
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Mountainbiking · Ain
Mountain bike loop 5: Armaille lake.
recommended route Difficulty S1 difficult
1
26.3 km
2:30 h
270 m
270 m
Circuit from Belley, crossing Furans in the hamlet of Thoys then Arbignieu, up to La Roche Percée (the Leaky Rock). You will follow the hamlet of Sens and be able to have a break on the lake of Armaille before coming down to Belley, by Boissieu and Les Baraques.
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Mountainbiking · Ain
Mountain bike loop number 14 starting from Les Plans d'Hotonnes - Bugey's federal MB base.
recommended route Difficulty S1 easy
18.8 km
1:30 h
570 m
405 m
The Plateau de Retord is an out-of-time corner of France, located right between Geneva and Lyon, one step away from Annecy and Chambéry. This wild plateau is known for its beautiful wild flowers, the typical housing architecture and wonderful panoramas on the Alps. The place is ideal to mountain bike.
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Mountainbiking · Ain
Mountain bike loop 6 Les Enfants du Marais (The Children of the Marshland)
recommended route Difficulty S1 difficult
40.8 km
5:00 h
775 m
447 m
Circuit from Belley, crossing Furans in the hamlet of Thoys then Arbignieu, Saint-Bois, Conzieu and Colomieu, before coming down to Belley, by Boissieu and Les Baraques.Follow the red signs number 6.
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Mountainbiking · Ain
Mountain bike loop number 2 of Rothonne forest: the deer
recommended route Difficulty S1 easy
9 km
1:15 h
355 m
147 m
Family circuit close to Belley, in the forest, on an easy path, accessible to children and beginners.Follow the deer and the blue signs number 2 starting from the forest parking lot.A few short uphills and downhills along the way.
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Mountainbiking · Ain
Mountain bike loop number 12 starting from Les Plans d'Hotonnes - Bugey's federal MB base.
recommended route Difficulty S1 easy
8.3 km
0:40 h
253 m
206 m
The Plateau de Retord is an out-of-time corner of France, located right between Geneva and Lyon, one step away from Annecy and Chambéry. This wild plateau is known for its beautiful wild flowers, the typical housing architecture and wonderful panoramas on the Alps. The place is ideal to Mountain bike.
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Mountainbiking · Parc naturel régional de la Chartreuse
Easy Trip à Saint-Pierre de Chartreuse - Parc naturel régional de Chartreuse
recommended route Difficulty easy
13.3 km
1:30 h
272 m
272 m
Découvrez le VAE au cœur de la Chartreuse ! Ce parcours accessible à tous permet de traverser les nombreux hameaux de Saint-Pierre de Chartreuse, avec une vue magnifique sur le Grand Som !
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Mountainbiking · Burgundy
Jakobsweg: Zentralmassiv von Cluny nach Ranchal
recommended route Difficulty difficult
1
59.2 km
6:45 h
1,319 m
824 m
Teil einer Radreise auf dem Jakobsweg von Meckenheim nach Santiago de Compostela.
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updated February 04, 2021

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