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moulin road bike routes

road biker's REGIME

     Hundreds of kilometres of undulating lanes at le Moulin’s doorstep.

     Very little traffic, even the main roads are relatively empty.

     Route-cards, highlighted maps and friendly support and advice are provided.

     Distances can be tailored to suit you tell us what distance you want and how challenging.

le Moulin's proposed routes

Follow our circuits or go as the whim takes you!

All the suggested circuits start and finish at le Moulin,

each taking you into a different sector of the countryside.

Day-1 Sunday pm:

 local

GET TO KNOW THE AREA

Orientation tour through Neuvy-Bouin & Chapelle-aux-Lys – some good hills to stretch the muscles after your journey and downhill sections to wake you up. 

60km/37miles - total ascent 941m/3,107ft

Day-2 Monday:

       north

Herisson (the navel of the world) and the Fôret-sur-Sèvre. Hilly to start with, hilly in the middle and hilly at the end. 

88km/53miles - total ascent 1,271m/4,170ft

Day-3 Tuesday:

             WEST

Out via medieval village of Vouvant, across to west of route de Fontenay and back through the majestic Mervent Forest. Quite arduous.

72km/43miles - total ascent 1,195m/3,920ft

Day-4 Wednesday:

Picnic

TAKE IT EASY MID-WEEK

Le Beugnon Lakes – meet us to enjoy a civilised picnic lunch. A shorter ride for mid-week with some fairly challenging hills.

28km/17miles - total ascent 514m/1,686ft

Day-5 Thursday:

east

Ste-Ouenne. After a comparative rest on Wednesday , this is a tough ride but it can be very enjoyable. 

70km/42miles - total ascent 1,401m/4,597ft

Day-6 Friday:

SOUTH

Marais Poitevin. The longest but least hilly of all the rides, with plenty of interesting places to stop-off and have a look on the last day.

107km/59miles - total ascent 1,141m/3,743ft

Total distance for the six proposed rides = 425km/255miles.

Total ascent for the six proposed rides = 6,463m/21,205feet.

The total ascent is equivalent to five times the famed Col de Tourmalet.

If you don't want to suffer so much pain, we can offer less arduous options!

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Maison d'Hôte: Carolynn Grimaldi, 2 lieu-dit le Moulin du Chemin, 79240 Scillé, France

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