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Mountain bike loop 8: Marais d'Aignoz

Mountain Biking · Rhône-Alpes
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  • Maison du marais
    / Maison du marais
    Photo: Maison du marais
  • / Village de Vongnes
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  • / Village de Vongnes
    Photo: © E.BEBI
  • / Village de Vongnes
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  • / Village de Vongnes
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m 400 300 200 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 km Base fédérale FFCT vélo de route et VTT Baignade au lac de Virieu-le-Grand Office de … Colombier
Starting from Belley, following the ViaRhôna to Rochefort.
Discovery of the Maison du marais (House of the swamp) in the village of Aignoz, crossed by the wine-making village of Vongnes, you can have a break by the lake of Chavoley. Way back through Pugieu and then Billignin.
difficult
Distance 43.6 km
5:45 h
590 m
541 m
425 m
229 m
Interesting points along the route: Wine museum and wine tasting cellar in Vongnes, the nature reserve of the Lavours swamp, castle of Grammont (can't be visited), and the Bugey rail bikes.

Follow the black sings number 8.

Author’s recommendation

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

Campsite Le Lac du Lit du Roi

Safety information

Tips and hints

APIDAE tourism data updated on 01/07/2021 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 8 : Marais d'Aignoz | Record identifier: 527425 | 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
45.757113, 5.690587
DMS
45°45'25.6"N 5°41'26.1"E
UTM
31T 709246 5070582
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Destination

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

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Coordinates

DD
45.757113, 5.690587
DMS
45°45'25.6"N 5°41'26.1"E
UTM
31T 709246 5070582
w3w 
///reporter.bamboos.anybody
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 difficult
Distance
43.6 km
Duration
5:45 h
Ascent
590 m
Descent
541 m
Highest point
425 m
Lowest point
229 m
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