At the edge of the Rhône between orchards and heritage

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63,40 Km
4 h 13 min
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63,40 km cycling loop from Vienne

From Vienne, this cycling loop winds along small roads amidst vineyards and orchards, where over thirty types of fruits thrive. Wine enthusiasts will take the time to discover the wines of Vienne, which have been revitalized with fruity flavors. For something stronger, the Pear Brandy is a local specialty to savor at the Colombier distillery in Villette-sur-Vienne. Vienne alone is worth the visit. This city, labeled for its art and history, boasts around forty remarkable monuments inherited from the Gallo-Roman era and houses the only Renaissance-style castle in Isère. If you combine your visit with the Jazz festival held every July in the unique acoustics of the ancient theater, then the highlight of your journey is guaranteed! This loop is not overly challenging despite a few hills.
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Cycling Route - Along the Rhône amidst orchards and heritage from Vienne

Starting from Vienne, take the D167 towards Jardin and continue towards Saint-Sorlin-de-Vienne. At the intersection with the departmental road, turn right to reach Montseveroux via Les Bournes. Proceed through Les Roberts, Les Guichards, then La Limone to reach La Chapelle-de-Surieu and then Saint-Romain-de-Surieu. Shortly after the village, turn left towards Ville-sous-Anjou, Salaise-sur-Sanne, and then Roussillon. Finally, follow the Rhône valley up through Poncin, Assieu, and Les Côtes-d'Arey. Return to Vienne via the D46 through Verpreux.

Route Markings

The loop is entirely marked with green and white signs.

Highlights of this ride

  • Vienne: Labeled as a City of Art and History, it boasts around forty remarkable monuments or sites.
  • Wines of Vienne: Renowned as early as the 1st century AD, the wines from the north of Vienne were revitalized in 1995 but produced with modern methods.
  • Others: Château de Roussillon / Jardin du Bois Marquis / Picnic area at Ile Barlet / Municipal pond of Roussillon

Nearby Train Station

SNCF train stations in Vienne and Roussillon

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