28 miles
Distance
4,042 ft
Climb
-3,798 ft
Descent
1,441 ft
High Point

The sixth stage of Vaucluse Great Crossing made for mtb by the Vaucluse Tourism Office

Straddling the Sorgue to take the direction of Lagnes, then climb the limestone reliefs of this western end of the Monts-de-Vaucluse, passing next to the funereal wall of the plague. A descent by a single player takes you to the plain, towards Coustellet, past the Lavender Museum. You then take the Euro-Véloroute n ° 8 The Mediterranean Cycling (or green Calavon - EV8 panel) towards Robion, through landscapes of groves.
It is in the heart of the old village of Robion and its green theater at the foot of the massif, that you fall back on the markup of the Grande Traversée. Via playful monotraces, you join the banks of the Carpentras Canal to attack the southern flanks of the Petit Luberon. The expanses of scrubland, interspersed with valleys and spectacular valleys, punctuate the journey to old Mérindol.

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Enjambez la Sorgue pour prendre la direction de Lagnes, puis grimper les reliefs calcaires de cette extrémité ouest des Monts-de-Vaucluse, en passant à côté du funèbre mur de la peste. Une descente par un single joueur vous conduit dans la plaine, vers Coustellet, en passant devant le Musée de la lavande. Vous empruntez ensuite l’Euro-Véloroute n°8 La Méditerranée à Vélo (ou voie verte du Calavon - panneau EVCool en direction de Robion, à travers des paysages de bocages.
C’est au cœur du vieux village de Robion et de son théâtre de verdure au pied du massif, que vous retomberez sur le balisage de la Grande Traversée. Via de monotraces ludiques, vous rejoignez les bords du Canal de Carpentras pour attaquer les flancs sud du Petit Luberon. Les immensités de garrigues, entrecoupées de vallons et combes spectaculaires, ponctuent le trajet vers le vieux Mérindol.

source: GTV Stage 6
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  • Route Type
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  • Direction
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More Stats for GT Vaucluse Etape/Stage 6 Fontaine - Merindol mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    243 ft
  • Altitude min
    261 ft
  • Altitude start
    273 ft
  • Altitude end
    516 ft
  • Grade
    0.162%
  • Grade max
    -51.23%
  • Grade min
    64.262%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    13 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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