Distance: 13,3 km
Level: Very easy
Elevation: 34 D +
Departure: CANET
boucle
Green MTB
At the water's edge
In the city, the village
In the vineyard
An easy circuit in the Aude plain, starting from the Canet cooperative cellar; by Tintayne, a short tour through the Pinède then under the wind turbines of Boca de Biau. Via the irrigation canal, reach the edges of Aude, its mill, return to the village via the Pont de Blaise and the edges of the vines. However, be careful of crossing the D11 road twice. Circuit n ° 2 of Espace VTT-FFC 18 To see: Hydraulic heritage: the numerous streams, canals, sources, the banks of the Aude, the location of the Dixiane source, the Lirou ponds. Small heritage: the crosses, the fortified mill in Aude and the chapel of Notre-Dame des Vignes (Chemin du Moulin). The old village: church, castle, keep, tower, fortified gates and the municipal park for a well-deserved rest or picnic. The rider's opinion: An easy circuit in the Aude plain, under the wind turbines.

By mountain bike

Ranking & labels

  • MTB-FFC sites
  • Vignobles et Découvertes

Your itinerary

CANET

IGN map reference (s): IGN 2445 East

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Step 1

From the cooperative cellar, go towards the village by avenue de la Distillerie.
2

Step 2

Turn left on Traverse de la Domèque.
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Step 3

Turn right on the D11 (be careful!) And 150m later, turn left and drive between the vines. Cross the irrigation canal and at the fork continue straight until the crossroads of 4 paths.
4

Step 4

Turn right then right again to return to the D11. Cross the D11 (be careful!) And continue opposite. Cross the Jourre Neuve Basse and walk along the wind farm to Chemin des Passes.
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Step 5

Go left, along the Canet irrigation canal, then cross the Jourre stream.
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Step 6

Go a few meters past the accesses leading to the Château de Fontarèche on the left and leave the irrigation canal to take a path on the right (north) towards the banks of the Aude. Walk along the river to the right, in front of large trees.
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Step 7

Cross the Jourre stream and immediately turn left onto a path leading to an intersection at 1400m.
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Step 8

Turn left. Continue north to find the Aude. Following the track along the stream, join the D26 at the Pont de Blaise.
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Step 9

Turn right then immediately after crossing the Jourre Neuve Basse, on the left. Walk along the stream for about 300m.
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Step 10

Turn right on the small bridge. Continue between vines and join the D26.
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Step 11

Turn left, cross the village by avenue de la Promenade, avenue de la Distillerie and find the cooperative cellar.

Be careful, the fire risk is often high, especially in summer, and can lead to flower bed closures. Find out before you go consulting the fire risk map for outdoor activities.
Fires strictly prohibited.
Do not smoke or throw cigarette ends into the environment. Fires are numerous and catastrophic in our region.
In case of fire or accident: give alert 18 or 112 from a cell phone.
Protect yourself from the sun and take enough water with you.
Avoid picking flowers and plants. Take away all your waste.
Close fences and keep dogs on a leash in pasture areas, villages and protected areas.

Mountain bike routes: the routes are often shared with hikers or other users (cars, tractors, etc.). Be careful and always anticipate that a pedestrian may be present around a bend to have time to brake if necessary. Pedestrians have priority in principle, slow down at crossings or stop if the configuration of the terrain requires you to do so.

Thank you and happy hiking!

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