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Easy trip in Saint-Pierre de Chartreuse

Sport, Cycling sports, Mountain biking itinerary, Routes for electrically assisted cycles in Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse

13.3 km
  • An e-bike tour in the heart of the Chartreuse mountains. This 13 km itinerary covers a 225-metres elevation gain. It is suitable for all riding levels and crosses some of the many hamlets of Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, with a splendid view on the Grand Som summit!

  • All the facilities are available in the village (bike rentals, food and drink).
    (1) From the Tourist Office in St-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, follow ‘Chemin de Perquelin’ on 600 m. Turn right onto the path that crosses and then follows the Guiers Mort river.
    (2) Once at the road, turn right to reach ‘Les Antonins’. After 2 km, enjoy a magnificent view over St-Pierre-de-Chartreuse against the backdrop of the Grand Som which culminates at 2,026 metres. Stay on the road named ‘Chemin de Gontière’...
    All the facilities are available in the village (bike rentals, food and drink).
    (1) From the Tourist Office in St-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, follow ‘Chemin de Perquelin’ on 600 m. Turn right onto the path that crosses and then follows the Guiers Mort river.
    (2) Once at the road, turn right to reach ‘Les Antonins’. After 2 km, enjoy a magnificent view over St-Pierre-de-Chartreuse against the backdrop of the Grand Som which culminates at 2,026 metres. Stay on the road named ‘Chemin de Gontière’ to cross the hamlets of ‘Mollard Bellet’(2), ‘Gontière’ and ‘Mollarière’ (3), until Marchandière.
    (4) Here, turn right to reach ‘Chemin de Gérentière’. Once you get to the hamlet of Saint-Hugues, turn left onto the B-road D57B and follow it for about 150 metres. (Going straight, you could also visit the museum ‘Arcabas en Chartreuse’.)
    (5) Just after the bend, take the path on your right. After 1.2 km (6), turn right, cross the Corbelles stream twice, then follow ‘Chemin des Michallets’ (7) through the hamlet. At 7.6 km, join the B-road D512. At the Martinière campsite, turn left onto ‘Chemin de Villas’. You will cross ‘Les Murets’ (9), ‘Les Gorges’, and, by keeping right at the ‘Grand Logis’, you will reach the B-road D520b. Be careful as you cross the road to reach the path on the bridge ahead on you. Get to the D512 again. Before the bridge over the river Couzon, turn left onto ‘Chemin de Patassière’.
    (11) Follow it until it comes out on the D512. Here, go right to reach the village centre.
    (12) At the church, turn left and continue to the Tourist Office.
327 meters of difference in height
  • Maximum altitude : 957 m
  • Minimum altitude : 791 m
  • Total positive elevation : 327 m
  • Total negative elevation : -331 m
  • Max positive elevation : 80 m
  • Min positive elevation : -77 m