Mountain biking and cycle tourism in Haute Provence can be enjoyed along many marked routes. The variety of circuits is suitable for all levels of practice. Haute Provence is part of of the largest mountain biking area in France. This area is labeled by the two cycling federations : MTB-FFCT base (French Cycling Federation) and FFC site (French Cycling Federation). These two labels are recognition for the quality of the services and facilities offered in Haute Provence.
mountain bike enthusiasts, more than 50 marked routes are to be explored and discovered in Haute Provence. The essential circuit of Black Earths made Digne-les-Bains famous in the world of mountain biking.
Mountain biking off marked trails is prohibited on the site of the Black Lands.
The sector's legendary single-track trails Val de Durance are classified among the most beautiful mountain biking spots in France. Haute Provence is home to The Evo Bike Park, ranked by Red Bull among the 10 most beautiful bike parks in the world (7 routes). And that's not all…
"Great Mountain Bike Crossings" in Haute Provence.
These routes are great mountain biking itineraries lasting several days, marked out over hundreds of kilometres, and labeled by the French Cycling Federation. There are 13 Grandes Traversées VTT in France. The Provence Alpes Agglomeration territory contains 3, unique in France, 2 of which cross Haute Provence!
- “Les Chemins du Soleil”, 1000 km from Lake Geneva to the sea (via Sisteron, the Val de Durance and Digne-les-Bains)
- "L'Alpes Provence", 300 km from the Alpine peaks to Provence (via Seyne-les-Alpes, Digne-les-Bains and the Val de Durance)
You are indeed in the largest mountain biking area in France!
In the heart of the South Region and the unique landscapes of the Geopark of Haute Provence, Provence Alps Agglomeration is the largest mountain bike area in France with 2300 km of mountain bike trails. More than 100 marked routes for all practices : hiking, electric mountain biking, X-Country, All Mountain, Enduro, Downhill, Gravel, night mountain biking…
For cyclists, about fifteen marked routes allow you to discover the territory. Of 30 à 100 kilometers, from 600 à 1500 m of elevation the choice is wide!
Find everywhere in Haute Provence all the equipment and service providers for your outings.
- Some bike wash stations ;
- dots of mountain bike and electric mountain bike rental ;
- Service luggage transport in Haute-Provence;
- Many accommodations labeled “Accueil Vélo”;
- A network of passionate instructors, mountain bike schools...