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Between Vineyards and Rice Fields

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51,21 Km
13 h 41 min
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Gallician

51,21 km cycling loop from Gallician

This 51 km cycling loop offers a beautiful escape into the heart of the Gard Camargue. At the crossroads of herding and winegrowing traditions, the route traverses the vineyards of Costières and orchards before reaching the rice fields and marshes, offering breathtaking panoramas of the regional landscapes, notably the Camargue ponds. In Saint-Gilles, don't miss the visit to the Abbey, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Cycling loop of 51 km starting from Gallician

This 51 km loop, with 239 meters of positive elevation gain starting from Saint Gilles, is aimed at cycling enthusiasts seeking cultural and natural discoveries, with plenty of time to explore the treasures of this region.

Highlights of this ride

  • The Abbey of Saint Gilles, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The vineyards of Costières
  • The Petit Rhône Canal
  • The descent between Générac and Franquevaux and its breathtaking panorama
  • The exotic landscapes of rice fields and the Camargue ponds
  • The Scamandre regional nature reserve and its beautiful observation spots for local fauna and flora

Nearby Train Stations

  • Générac SNCF Train Station

 

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