The Great crossing of the Haute Loire by mountain bike is a newly marked 600 km trail through the Haute-Loire department. Opened in the spring of2021, it makes the most of the department's 3700 km of marked trails.
Whether you're looking for an adventure or a sporting challenge, the GCHL will be sure to satisfy.
Beginning at Le Puy en Velay, the path has several entryways and you'll find many providers offering services adapted to bicycle travel. You'll discover the Beaume waterfall, the Gorges of the Allier and Loire, the Mézenc and Meygal Massifs...
A perfect route for a manual or electrically-assisted mountain bike.
Proposal of a sports route in 11 stages:
Depending on your desires and the available accommodation, many other stages are possible to enjoy the trip.
Step 1 : Le Puy en Velay – le Bouchet Saint Nicolas
Step 2 : Le Bouchet Saint Nicolas – Lavoûte Chilhac
Step 3 : Lavoûte Chilhac – Blesle
Step 4 : Blesle – Champagnac le Vieux
Step 5 : Champagnac le Vieux – la Chaise Dieu
Step 6 : La Chaise Dieu – Saint André de Chalencon
Step 7 : Saint André de Chalencon – Aurec sur Loire