Cycling & mountain biking
The Hautes-Alpes and Gap are a land favorable to cycling practice thanks to its climate, its landscapes and its passes. A wide choice of itineraries departing from our valley!
The Cyclosport center of the Gapençais Valleys offers 11 circuits on the roads of the department, more than 700 kms of routes to discover on the Gapençais basin and the Hautes-Alpes!
Come and discover its winding roads, with little traffic, with passes for all levels (covered by major races such as the Tour de France).
Combine physical activity and beautiful landscapes by taking one of these routes! You will not be disappointed by the authenticity of the landscapes, the beautiful state forests or the green plateaus!
The Gapençais Valleys
11 downloadable circuits from 42 Km to 110 Km
Territory of Tallard-Barcillonnette: 2 circuits and 1 ascent
Circuit N ° 4: The Balconies of Rousine: 46 km - Departure: Tallard
Circuit N ° 7: Tour of the Mountain of Aujour: 56 km - Departure: Plan de Vitrolles Ascension Pass d'Espréaux: 12.4 km - Difference in altitude: 579 m - Departure: Plan de Vitrolles
At Gap Tallard Valleys, the trails are designed to take you far: the Balconies of Gapençais to ride with your family, the great crossings to open your horizon, daring technical tracks on the slopes of Charance for "hot" in your shelves.
Mountain Bike Area - The Gapençais Valleys
12 departures throughout the whole territory, more than 800 km of marked trails - from the family to the experienced mountain biker - to discover all around the Gapençais basin.
5 minutes from downtown Gap, from the Domaine de Charance, 5 mountain bike trails 12 km to 40 km are accessible:
While travelling through this TOPO, you will discover the Grande Traversée des Hautes Alpes and its variants, taking the most beautiful paths and crossing the typical landscapes of the Hautes Alpes. These itineraries are labelled Grandes Traversées VTT by the French Cycling Federation.
On sale at the Maison du Tourisme for 19.95€.
Discover one of the GTA stages, and discover breathtaking landscapes!
Cross the Pre-Alps by mountain bike on two routes from the Rhône Valley to the Southern Alps and from the Vercors to the Mediterranean, i. e. more than 1000 marked kilometres.
Our valley is an essential stop on the mountain bike routes, linking Grenoble to Sisteron, Valence to Gap and Gap to Sisteron.
One of the departures is from Lac de Pelleautier/La Freissinouse. The route continues on Sigoyer/Les Guérins, then on Barcillonnette and Esparron, 32 km of discovery of our valley.
Leaflet available from the BITs of Gap and Tallard.