The Hauts Plateaux du Vercors
Between the remarkable « Goulets » road and that of Combe Laval, an exciting circuit! (156 km)
Unmissable: the remarkable roads of the Petits Goulets and Combe Laval. The ‘site national historique de la Résistance’ (Memorial – poignant interpretation) – Necropolis, museum at Vassieux-en-Vercors, ‘Cour des fusillés’ at la Chapelle-en-Vercors, la Grotte de la Luire at St-Agnan-en-Vercors…). The Col de Rousset, resort open for the practice of a number of sports depending on the season. Léoncel (Cistercian abbey), the Col des Limouches and the splendid panorama over the Valence plain.
The + of this circuit : St-Nazaire-en-Royans and its iron bearing rocks (paddle steamer, Grotte de Thaïs, aqueduct). La-Chapelle-en-Vercors, 12th century bell tower in the church, la Chapelle St-Antoine and its golf course (there is another golf course on your circuit at Charpey). Vassieux-en-Vercors : the little world of the ‘santons’ and the ‘Musée de la Préhistoire’[archaeology] with its flint knapping workshop. The Draye Blanche cave system.
All year round.
Message to our camper-van friends : 4 designated ‘aires de service’ for you, either on or near the circuit. As the two remarkable roads on this circuit being restricted to certain types of vehicle, please check before you start.