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From valleys to Rougier

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From valley to valley, from village to village, a demanding and sportive cycling loop explores the pastoral landscapes of southwestern Aveyron, where the red sandstone has left its mark on the built heritage.

Which site to visit between Coupiac castle or the Combret mound, the Gos valley or the small valleys in the Belmont region? Whatever are your likings, one thing is for sure: after this enduring ride, linking several unmissable sites while taking you to an unexpected route, the pays des Sept Vallons, the vallée du Rance and the western edge of the Rougier will no longer hold any secrets for you.


Description

  1. From the village centre of Plaisance, ride towards Coupiac.
  2. At the village entrance, take to the right to pass at the foot of the castle. Keep going on the main road up to Martrin, then to Saint-Juéry.
  3. Turn left towards Ennous to reach the Gos valley.
  4. Take a left, then cycle up to the D999 road after Rébourguil.
  5. Ride across the D999 road and carry on to the D902 via the village of Verrières.
  6. Turn right twice in a row, stay on the main road up to Belmont.
  7. Once in the heart of the village, follow the direction of Combret.
  8. Take to the right for a brief going there and back (500m) to the village centre, then retrace your steps back to follow the direction of Saint-Sernin.
  9. A 1km round trip to visit the Notre Dame d'Orient monastery is possible. Then, keep cycling the road towards Saint-Sernin.
  10. Take the D999 for 1 km, then turn to the right to get back to the starting point in Plaisance.
Departure : winepress room in Plaisance
Arrival : winepress room in Plaisance
Towns crossed : Plaisance, Coupiac, Martrin, Saint-Juéry, Calmels-et-le-Viala, Vabres-l'Abbaye, Rebourguil, Montlaur, Camarès, Belmont-sur-Rance, Combret, Laval-Roquecezière, Pousthomy, Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance, Balaguier-sur-Rance, Curvalle

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Transport

Getting around by bus or by train: https://lio.laregion.fr/

Carpooling: BlaBlaCar, Rézo Pouce, Mobicoop, Idvroom, LaRoueVerte, Roulez malin


Access and parking

From St Sernin/Rance, take the D33 road up to Plaisance (a 20-minute drive approximately).

Parking :

car park of the winepress room in Plaisance

Accessibility

Emergency number :
114

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HEALTH INSTRUCTIONS (dated June 06 2020)


Dear visitors


The Saint Izaire municipality is pleased to welcome you to this natural campsite. All measures have been taken to guarantee that you have a safe and enjoyable stay. We simply require   that everyone conforms to the following health and safety instructions.


•    You are free to choose the location of your pitch, provided that you respect the clearly marked spaces and adequate distancing between the pitches that are already occupied; if any problem arises or in case of overcrowding, the municipality reserves the right to change the pitch location of newcomers to ensure a homogeneous distribution within the campsite.


•    As a basic principle, you are required to comply with safety distancing measures within the reception area at all times. Groups of more than ten people or of several campervans or caravans will be split to ensure health and safety conditions.


•    If safety distancing cannot be respected (e.g: using the toilets), we highly recommend that you wear a fitted mask (covering your nose and mouth).


•    Door handles and sanitary facilities will be cleaned on a regular basis. However, we request that you follow the current precautions by using a hydro alcoholic solution if necessary. Outdoor games areas will also be cleaned regularly; However, in line with the precautionary principle, the set of outdoor games (children's slide - climbing frame) will not be open.


•    Upon leaving the campsite, you will be asked to leave your name and telephone number to comply with our adequate health monitoring obligations, in case of any future alert. These contact details will only be kept for two months.


We hope you will enjoy your stay in this natural site that is made available for you while complying with our safety instructions. Shops are at your disposal in the immediate vicinity (service station – inn). In case of any difficulties, please call 06.29.11.62.30


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