Try Ebiking along this trail in the heart of the Chartreuse mountains. From the Tourist Office, this 13 km itinerary covers a 225-metre elevation gain. It is accessible to all and visits a number of hamlets in the village of Saint Pierre de Chartreuse.
You’ll find all the facilities you need in the village (rentals, food and drink, etc.).
The itinerary offers a magnificent view of the Grand Som.
You can also combine your trip with a visit to the local Arcabas museum.
From the Tourist Office in Saint Pierre de Chartreuse, follow Chemin de Perquelin for 600 metres, then turn right onto the path that crosses and then follows the Guiers Mort river. At the road, turn right to reach the locality of Les Antonins. During the second kilometre you’ll enjoy a magnificent view over Saint Pierre de Chartreuse against the backdrop of the Grand Som which culminates at 2,026 metres. Continue on the road named Chemin de Gontière, then cross the localities of Mollard Bellet, Gontière and Mollarière, as far as Marchandière where you'll turn right to reach Chemin de Gérentière. Before you reach the Arcabas Museum in the Chartreuse hamlet of Saint Hugues, turn left onto road D57B and follow it for 150 metres. After 1.2 km, turn right, cross the Corbelles stream twice, then follow Chemin des Michallets through the hamlet. At 7.6 km you'll join the D512 road and cross Martinière, then turn left onto Chemin de Villas. You’ll cross Les Murets and Les Gorges, then continue on the track that turns right at the Grand Logis. Be careful as you cross the D520B road ahead of you, over the bridge and on to the D512 road. Before the bridge over the river Couzon, turn left onto Chemin de Patassière. Continue to the end of Chemin de Patassière. Take road D512 again to reach the village centre. At the church, turn left and continue to the Tourist Office.
- Cycle sports, Itinéraire VTT, Itinéraire de Vélo à Assistance Electrique, Itinéraire de VTT à Assistance Électrique
History, culture and heritage
Noteworthy features of this itinerary are the view over the Grand Som (at km 2), the hamlet crossings and the Arcabas Museum of Chartreuse.
o Brun Sport: Ebike rentals and sale of sports accessories.
o Rbikes resort: Raidlight Vertical shop: adult/child Ebike rentals, bike repairs and sale of sports accessories
o To accompany you, MCF MTB School: introductory sessions, supervision.
Contact details & information
Office de tourisme Coeur de Chartreuse
- Place de la Mairie
From 01/05 to 31/10/2020.