Circuit VTT N°11 – Arces
Departing from rue de la Citadelle in Arces-sur-Gironde, this circuit, mostly on tarmac, does not present any particular difficulty.
Services for cyclists :
Mountain Biker Code
Take the marked paths for your safety and respect the direction of the routes
Don't overestimate your abilities and stay in control of your speed
Be careful and courteous when overtaking or crossing hikers because the pedestrian has priority
Check the condition of your mountain bike and plan refueling and repair accessories
If you go alone, leave your itinerary to those around you
Wearing a helmet is strongly recommended
Respect private property and growing areas
Beware of agricultural and forestry machinery
Close the barriers
Avoid wild picking of flowers, fruits and mushrooms
Do not disturb the tranquility of wild animals
Keep your trash, be discreet and eco-friendly
Be well insured
Do not make fire in the forest, do not smoke
Do not camp in the forest
In the event of an emergency, it is essential to report the circuit number and the terminal number to allow rapid geolocation.
- The Canal of the 2 seas by bike
From Arces to Barzan via Talmont, you have an appointment with history. On a rocky promontory overlooking the Gironde estuary, Talmont has kept its original bastide plan.
A short tour of Arces-sur-Gironde which will give you magnificent views of the Gironde and the Saintonge countryside.
Dominating the village, the magnificent Sainte-Radegonde church is still fortified with ramparts. Let's not forget to take advantage of this particular environment between the vines and the estuary with its squares at a place called Le Caillaud.
You will cross Barzan and the Gallo Roman site of Fâ, an ancient ancient port city with the Garde hill to welcome you.