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Mountain bike loop 6 Les Enfants du Marais (The Children of the Marshland)

Mountain Biking · L'Ain
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  • Chemin menant au lac de Chailloux
    / Chemin menant au lac de Chailloux
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  • / Lac d'Arboréaz
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  • / Les Enfants du Marais - circuit vtt 6
    Photo: ©Maxime Ballet
  • / Chemin menant au lac de Chailloux
    Photo: © Maxime Ballet
  • / Chemin menant au lac de Chailloux
    Photo: © Maxime Ballet
  • / Chemin menant au lac de Chailloux
    Photo: © Maxime Ballet
  • / Chemin menant au lac de Chailloux
    Photo: © Maxime Ballet
  • / Chemin menant au lac de Chailloux
    Photo: © Maxime Ballet
  • / Chemin menant au lac de Chailloux
    Photo: © Maxime Ballet
  • / Chemin menant au lac de Chailloux
    Photo: © Maxime Ballet
  • / Chemin menant au lac de Chailloux
    Photo: © Maxime Ballet
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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.
moderate
Distance 40.8 km
5:00 h
775 m
447 m
Interesting points: Veyrin's oven and Sillignieu's fountain, Conzieu's church nominated as a historical monument and the lake of Aboréaz where the movie " Les enfants du marais" (the children of the marshland) was shot.

Author’s recommendation

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Office de Tourisme Bugey Sud Grand Colombier
Update: November 03, 2021
Difficulty
S1 moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
392 m
Lowest point
226 m
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Rest Stop

Sweet Home Hotel
Hôtel Sweet Home

Safety information

Tips and hints

APIDAE tourism data updated on 08/06/2021 by "Office de Tourisme Bugey Sud Grand Colombier".
Spotted an error? Write to e.bebi@bugeysud-tourisme.fr with the following information:
File name: Circuit VTT 6 Les Enfants du Marais | Record identifier: 527368 | URL (link) for this Outdooractive page.

Start

Le départ est situé devant la Maison St Anthelme, rue Sainte Marie à Belley (286 m)
Coordinates:
DD
45.757041, 5.690884
DMS
45°45'25.3"N 5°41'27.2"E
UTM
31T 709269 5070575
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Destination

L'arrivée est située devant la Maison St Anthelme, rue Sainte Marie à Belley

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
45.757041, 5.690884
DMS
45°45'25.3"N 5°41'27.2"E
UTM
31T 709269 5070575
w3w 
///luxury.ignite.relit
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
S1 moderate
Distance
40.8 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
775 m
Descent
447 m
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