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A deux roues dans les vignes

Bike ride through the vineyards, starting from the ancient town of Elne, with a view of the Canigou. Wines and honeys are at the rendezvous.


Architecture, Art, Heritage, Plain

Provide good hydration. Respect the rules of the road. Wearing a helmet is compulsory for children and highly recommended for adults. Information: Elne Tourist Office, 2 Bis rue du couvent, 66 200 Elne - 04 48 98 00 08 Download the course booklet here 

Leave the Elne Tourist Office by rue du Couvent on the left. Then take the next right onto Avenue des Albères, then right again onto Avenue Général Leclerc.
At the roundabout take the 4th exit onto rue du Mas Latrobe then continue straight to the stop sign. At the intersection turn right onto Boulevard 8 mai 1945.
On the boulevard take the 3rd left onto Rue du 11 Novembre and follow Chemin de Villeneuve. (Attention, crosses the busy secondary road).
Continue straight for two kilometers then turn left on the D80 and drive for 1km, then take the direction of Bages à Montescot.
At the roundabout take the second exit "Intermarché" then turn left onto the path before the gas station.
After 900m at the intersection, turn left to go down to Bages via the Chemin d'Avall Rich.
In Bages, pass in front of the famous Casa Carrère, a fairy tale building. Cross in this typical village then take the direction of Ortaffa on your right.
Turn left onto Place Docteur Bolte. Then take the first rue “Jean Jaurès” on the right. Continue straight for 200m and enter the Domaine Parcé Ramos on your left.
To leave the estate, turn left then the first right onto Chemin du Brouilla.
After 1.5 km, cross a small bridge and turn left.
Arrived at the intersection of the D8, turn right then continue straight for 350m.
At the roundabout you will find the Miellerie d'Ortaffa on your left.
To leave La Miellerie, take the roundabout and take the exit towards Ortaffa. Continue straight for 1,2 km to arrive at Ortaffa, discover this village which has preserved beautiful traces of its past. Unmissable: its famous Catalan Eiffel Tower!
In Ortaffa take the D40 in the direction of Elne then continue for 500 m and turn left towards Chemin St-Martin. Join the Domaine Sol Payré on your left. At the next intersection, continue straight ahead. At the next intersection turn right towards Chemin de Llauro.
Arrived at the stop sign, turn right then immediately right. Arrived at the departmental turn right to join Elne.
Continue straight on at the first roundabout, then at the second take the third exit towards the historic center to arrive at the Elne tourist office.  


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