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Great crossing of the Massif Central by mountain bike (GTMC)

  • Distance
    400 km
  • Average duration
    6 - 8 jours
  • situation

Great crossing of the Massif Central by mountain bike (GTMC)

From Burgundy to the Mediterranean, cross the Massif Central by mountain bike

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From the mountains and lakes of Morvan, head out for the splendid yet unknown landscapes of the Massif Central, climb the volcanoes of the Auvergne, cross the Cevennes National Park and the huge plateaus of the Grands Causses before reaching the beaches of the Mediterranean!

A real trip on muscle-powered or electric mountain bikes on paths and trails to be shared with friends, family or on your own!

  • Positive gradient : 30 000 m
  • Starting altitude : 260 m
  • Arrival altitude : 0 m
  • Max Alt. : 1565 m
  • Min. Alt. : 0 m

Along the way (stages)

  • Morvan Regional Nature Park
  • Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Nature Park
  • Cévennes National Park
  • Grands Causses Regional Nature Park

Other remarkable sites and villages along the way (from North to South)

  • Saulieu, a hot spot for gastronomy
  • Lake Settons in the heart of Morvan
  • Charroux, one of the most beautiful villages in France
  • the top of Puy de Dôme
  • Domaine du Sauvage
  • Millau viaduct
  • Circus of Navacelles
  • Lake Salagou

 

Practical information

GTMC official website : 

https://www.the-gtmc.com/

Accommodations : 

https://www.the-gtmc.com/accommodation

Topoguide (guide book) : 

https://www.the-gtmc.com/advices/signposting-and-guide/topoguides

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