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Road cycling in the Combrailles

Road cyclists, welcome to the Combrailles.

Let yourself be seduced by our road circuits which will take you to discover our landscapes and heritage.

Between volcanoes, gorges and high plateaus, our territory and its uneveness offers great routes for cyclists.
We have grouped together here circuits that pass through the Combrailles, highlighted on the website Vélo en France the site of  the federation of road cycling.

Discover the valley of the Sioule, the volcanoes of  the Puy Chain, the lake Fades-Besserve….. These circuits are the guarantee of beautiful discoveries.

The circuits :
Around the lake Fades-Besserve (medium)
Departure: Place du Foyer Rural, les Ancizes-Comps
Duration : 47 km / 3h30 – Cumulative altitude difference : 1840 m
Discover : Lake Fades-Besserve, the dam and viaduct of Fades, the ruins of Chatreuse-de-Port-Sainte-Marie…
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entre-pierre-et-eau-Gour de Tazenat
Between stone and water (easy)
Departure point: place Camille Rigal, Mozac
Duration: 57 km / 4h30 - Cumulative altitude difference : 1210 m
Discover : Châtel-Guyon, the heritage of Combronde, the crater lake of Gour of Tazenat, the gorges of Enval, Volvic…
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Discovery of the Sioule (big route)
Departure point: Orcival
Duration: 152 km / 10h15 - Cumulative altitude difference : 750 m
Discover : Orcival and its Basilica, the Puy Chain, Pontgibaud, dam and viaduct of Fades, gorges of the Sioule…
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Over the Combrailles (big route)
Departure point: Villebret (03)
Duration: 153 km / 12h45 - Cumulative altitude difference : 2592 m
Discover : The countryside of the Combrailles, Marcillat-en-Combrailles, the heritage of Pionsat, Roche d’Agoux…
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Over the Sioule (difficult)
Departure point : Place du Foyer Rural – les Ancizes-Comps
Duration : 85 km / 5h - Cumulative altitude difference : 4126 m
Discover : The villages of Queuille, Sauret-Besserve, Châteauneuf-les-Bains, Chouvigny, Blot l’Eglise…. To see Castle Rocher, Menat bridge.
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