Between the Duzon and the Ormèze

Between the Duzon and the Ormèze

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Play leapfrog with the numerous tiny streams flowing across the Ardèche plateau. And to add to that, on roads with hardly any traffic makes cycling sheer bliss!

2 points of interest

  • Panorama

    Viewing point

    Here you overlook the Ormèze valley. If you follow the valley carefully you will see where it joins up with the Duzon valley that then joins up with the Doux valley finally opening up into the Rhône valley far in the background.
  • Panorama

    Viewing point

    Beautiful views overlooking the Rhône Valley, the Alps mountain range and the Mont Blanc


Follow signs to Barthélémy-le- Plain to begin your journey.
1. 6,5 km Turn right signed up Buffière and continue for 3km.

2. 9,4 km
Turn right onto “route de Saint-Romain”.

3. 11,2 km
Turn left signed up Bonnet.

4.11,8 km
Turn left at the following fork then left again.

5. 12,3 km Turn left signed up “Potier”.

6. 13,2 km Turn right at the crossroads onto “chemin de Maninet”.

7. 14,1 km Turn left at the crossroads “les 4 routes” and keep on the main road.

8. 19,5 km Turn right onto the main trunk road.

9. 21,9 km Turn left towards thechapel “Saint-Martin-de-Galejas” then retrace your steps.

9. 22,4 km Continue on the main trunk road to Saint-Sylvestre.

10. 25,7 km Carry on to Gilhoc-sur- Ormèze.

11. 33,1 km Follow the signs to Colombier-le-Jeune.

12. 37 km Turn left onto “route des Combelles” as you enter Colombier- le-Jeune.

13. 39,9 km Turn right towards Bernard, Passon.

14. 43,2 km Turn left signed up Ratier and keep to the main road.

15. 45,6 km Turn right onto the main trunk road.

16. 49,2 km Return to Colombier-le- Jeune.
  • Departure : Colombier le Jeune - Center of the village
  • Arrival : Colombier le Jeune - Center of the village
  • Towns crossed : Colombier-le-Jeune, Saint-Barthélemy-le-Plain, Plats, and Boucieu-le-Roi

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Information desks

6, place du 8 mai 1945 - BP 70019, 26601 Tain l'Hermitage

http://www.ardeche-hermitage.cominfo@ah-tourisme.com04 75 06 06 12

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Parking :

Center of the village

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