The fountains circuit, Planzolles
Mountain Bike
The fountains circuit, Planzolles

The fountains circuit, Planzolles

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This easy loop requires little technical experience and is great for the whole family. Set off from Planzolles and explore the typical Ardeche mountain scenery.

This mountain bike trail takes you past “faïsses” (terraces), chestnut groves and pine forests. 


P – From Planzolles’ town hall (Eau), take the road towards Lablachère. Go right at the cross then follow the signs.

  1.  Poteau Gibon - Follow Cédat 2,3 km.
  2.  Poteau Cédat - Follow Lablachère 5,5 km. Take the road to the track on the left that leads to La Rochette.
  3.  Poteau Valoubière - Follow Planzolles 4,1 km.
  4.  Poteau Le Roustalou - Follow Planzolles 2,1 km.
  5.  Poteau Peyronne - Follow Planzolles 2 km. You can return via the road back to Planzolles.
  • Departure : Planzolles’ Town Hall
  • Arrival : Planzolles’ Town Hall
  • Towns crossed : PLANZOLLES and LABLACHÈRE

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When mountain-biking, please:
- Stay on the marked trails
- Control your speed at all times
- Wear a helmet and gloves and take a puncture repair kit with you
- Take enough water and something to eat
- Give way to pedestrians and horse riders. Slow down at crossroads and remember to signal
- Respect other people’s property and goods (close any gates and do not pick fruit and vegetables)

Information desks

Office de tourisme des Cévennes d'Ardèche

Joyeuse/Les Vans

+33 (0)4 75 37 24 48


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Access and parking

From Les Vans (18 km) or Joyeuse (10 km) follow Lablachère, in the center follow Planzolles.

Parking :

Planzolles’ Town Hall