Whether you like mountain biking, racing bikes or electric bikes, the Haute-Vienne (part of the Limousin region) offers plenty of cycling routes for both beginners and experienced cyclists. This middle mountain range offers a varied landscape of forests, heaths, meadows, rivers and lakes. Let yourself be surprised by beautiful views and authentic hamlets and villages. No doubt you will pass meadows with the well-known Limousin cows. Enjoy rural France!
The Haute-Vienne has 5 certified* mountain bike areas with a total of 514 routes. The following are located at 20-45 minutes from B&B Le Puy Maury;
* Fédération Française de Cyclisme (FFC) and the Fédération Française de Cyclotourisme (FFCT)
Challenge yourself and ride the stages of the Tour de Limousin-Nouvelle-Aquitaine and follow in the footsteps of cycling legend Raymond Poulidor. The tour is classified as category 2.HC of the UCI Europe Tour.
Or go for La Limousine - André Dufraisse; a circuit belonging to one of the most beautiful routes in France.
A bit calmer? There are flatter routes around lake Vassivière. There are several bike rental companies in the area.