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The Lorient Park - Cycling Loop n°2

Nature
25,75 Km
2 h 00 min
I begin / Family
Valence

25,75 km cycling loop from Valence

Starting from Valence, this family-friendly cycling loop of 26 km leads you to the Lorient Park, a sensitive natural area and a true haven of peace for a well-deserved break. On the way back, you'll enjoy a superb panorama of the Crussol Castle and the leaning tower of Soyons. Just before descending towards the Rhône, you'll cross the Lautagne plateau, which housed significant Roman camps during antiquity. The loop concludes by returning to Valence via the ViaRhôna route, passing through the leisure area of l’Epervière, one of the largest river marinas in France. This cycling excursion is mostly on dedicated paths and doesn't pose major difficulties.
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Cycling Route n°2 - The Lorient Park starting from Valence

This cycling loop is suitable for all practitioners, ideal for families. The estimated duration of this loop is about 2 hours, covering a distance of 26 km with an elevation gain of 134 meters. The loop is marked with Drôme à Vélo signs for route n°2.

Route Markings for Route n°2

The loop is entirely marked with Drôme à Vélo signs for route n°2.

Highlights of this ride

  • The Lorient Park: a natural and leisure space Located in the municipality of Montéléger, the departmental park of Lorient welcomes the public on 17 hectares arranged as a natural area for discovery and relaxation. Forest, lawns, river, picnic areas, walking paths... A true nature haven, the park is home to around 151 plant species, 37 bird species, butterflies, dragonflies, and numerous mammals. On the south side, the Véore River offers a peaceful and refreshing retreat for walkers.

Nearby Train Station

Valence-ville train station, bus station.

 

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