We make it easy to find your way around our countryside
We’ve cycled in this area of Languedoc for years so we know the region well. In our quiet season we go out and research new places to ride and check out the ones we already have.
So whether you want a gentle ride out or a serious challenge we’ve a lot of routes that we can recommend direct from personal experience.
Your bikes will be fully equipped with a convenient map holder and bags for your lunch.
And when you hire from Mellow Vélos, all our maps, route guides and advice are absolutely free.
OUR TOP POPULAR ROUTES
#3 POILHES to MALPAS CIRCULAR
Distance: 10km Difficulty: Easy
A gentle climb out of the village then mostly flat. The ride is on quiet roads and tracks, returning along the canal towpath.
#5 OLONZAC TO ROUBIA CIRCULAR
Distance: 21km Difficulty: Easy
A flat pretty route on minor roads through vineyards and woods with an easy return along the canal and an opportunity to swim in the Lac du Jouarres.
#8 PARAZA TO BIZE CIRCULAR
Distance: 30km Difficulty: Easy
Minor roads and canal towpath. The ride is not suitable for roadbikes but Tagalongs and Trailers should be OK. You can swim in the river at Bize.
#14 BIZE TO HOMPS CIRCULAR
Distance: 64km Difficulty: Moderate
Starting at Bize, past Minerve, through to Homps and return along the canal through the villages of Argens, Roubia and Le Somail.
#18 PARAZA OVER ALARIC TO LAGRASSE AND BACK
Distance: 93km Difficulty: Moderate
Fairly long Category 3 climb over Alaric and mostly good road surfaces. Lagrasse is a great place for lunch.
#21 PARAZA TO ROQUEBRUN AND BACK
Distance: 95km Difficulty: Hard
A couple of Category climbs on mostly good tarmac. Our favourite restaurant in Roquebrun is Le Petit Nice on D19.