This circuit between plain and forest, ideal for beginners who are discovering the joys and difficulties of mountain biking, will offer you beautiful views of Lake Paladru. In good weather, you can admire Mont Blanc and the Chartreuse massif.
A break at the Grange Dîmière in Le Pin allows you to regain your strength. Former dependency of the Carthusian monastery of the Sylve Bénite, this building dates from 1655. At that time being used to collect the harvests and the royalties in kind for the monks, the barn imposes itself by its vast proportions. Its masterful frame will surprise you.
This circuit combining rolling paths and pebble paths, will be ideal for beginners.
A stop at Sylve Bénite, will offer you a beautiful view of the Chartreuse, Vercors, Belledone or Mont Blanc massifs.
After the Sylve Bénite, beginner mountain bikers are advised to get off their bikes on the stony descent.
Tips and Suggestions : From May 1 to the end of September, the Grange Dîmière is open, contemporary art exhibitions are scheduled, admission is free.
In Charavines, take advantage of the free municipal beach 100 meters from the Tourist Office and small local shops for your supplies.
The mountain bike / Cyclo Natura Vélo school offers mountain bike rentals and other bikes, courses, support and sales. Natura Vélo is located opposite the Tourist Office.
Services for cyclists : At the start of the circuit, in front of the Tourist Office, find the rental company Natura Vélo who will offer you a wide choice of mountain bikes for hire.
Washing and inflation terminal in front of Natura Vélo, tokens (€ 1) on sale at Natura Vélo and at the Tourist Office.
- Mountain bikers
- Blue level - Moderate
Equipments & services
- Public toilets
- Coach access
From the Charavines reception desk, Pays Voironnais Tourist Office