Distance: 50.9 km
Level: Mountain bikers
Level: Red level - Difficult
Elevation: 1546 D +
Departure: Charavines
MTB markings, circuit n ° 18.
In the countryside, Lake or body of water within 300 m
Recommended period (s): Autumn, Summer, Winter, Spring

Visitor alert: 
Be careful, large ruts have formed following the bad weather of the last few months, at the level of the descent towards the Notre-Dame de Milin chapel in the town of BURCIN, they can be difficult to cross by mountain bike.

By mountain bike

Difficult "red" circuit, but not a Stations of the Cross for sports enthusiasts who are discovering the Croix des Cochettes, the 3 Croix à Paladru and the Croix du Moine Mort.

Mud lovers will appreciate the Combe Vieille sector after the rain.
Appreciate the route on the eastern shore of the lake to Paladru. In the hamlet of Brézins near Le Pin, a steep climb on the road awaits mountain bikers. At the chapel of Notre-Dame-de-Milin, a break in the shade of the trees may be necessary before setting off again and climbing into the undergrowth.

Additional information : Water point and public WC at the start of the circuit.

Topo/step by step: 
Benefit from voice guidance on OnPiste: https://www.onpiste.com/explorer/destinations/pays-voironnais-426

Tips and Suggestions: 
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, support and sales. Natura Vélo is located opposite the Tourist Office. Washing and inflation terminal in front of Natura Vélo, tokens on sale at Natura Vélo and at the Tourist Office.

Points of interest

Musée archéologique du lac de Paladru
Cultural heritage

Paladru Lake Archaeological Museum

Chemin des marais de la Véronnière et du Courbon

Path of the Véronnière and Courbon marshes

to report a problem



Free access.

Equipments & services


  • Public toilets


  • Coach access
  • Supervised beach

Home of animals

  • Animals accepted: Yes
  • Animals accepted without supplement


Contact Informations

N°18 – Grand Tour of Lake Paladru

230 rue des Bains

In front of the Tourist Office

38850 Charavines

Getting to the starting point