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DepartureSAINT-SORNIN (17)
Departure: 9H; Camping Les étangs Mina
Arrival: Camping Le étangs Mina at 11:30
Steps: quarries Cadeuil / Saint-Sornin Domaine de Montelin Le Gua (kiosk, The Church of St. Lawrence, Chocolataise) atCamping Ponds Mina.
Kilometers: 20 bike
What to bring: a bottle of water, sunscreen, a snack, your wallet, and of course a bike + helmet.

Circuit vélo


To start this bike ride, please carefully cross the road D733 to go on the path that leads to careers in front of the campsite. Drive for about 1.6 km. If you turn left you will find the village of Sainte-Gemme which is 5 km.

The church of Saint-Gemme and careers

In this village you will see the church Sainte-Gemme dating from the twelfth century, and Saint-Sornin careers.

Turn right. This road takes you to the D728. At the intersection, go straight. At the junction, you have two options to join the domain. The first is a path, it is opposite. Follow the 800 meters and then turn left. Stay on 800 meters then turn right for 500 meters and then turn left. You have arrived at Domaine de Montelin. With the second course you go on a small road that descends along. To this end, at the junction turn left and then right, continue straight following the road Gua at a time you will find on your left the field Montelin located in the place called The Pages. You can visit the distillery and vineyards.

After visiting the vineyards, we will go to Gua village which lies approximately 2 kilometers from the area. You will pass through the vines, go right and follow the road to Gua.

Go straight to the center of Gua.

In the rue Saint-Laurent you will see the Church of St. Lawrence.

Nearby, on the Place de Verdun, still remnants of the old priory dating from the fifteenth century.

After visiting the village and small traders, it is time to go camping. Please follow the leading department roundabout du Gua, go straight, drive about 500 meters and then turn right for 500 meters. Then go left, drive about 800 meters and then turn right. Follow the road to join the D728, go to your right, drive a few meters, thirty, then turn left on a small path next to a house. Continue straight for about 1 km. When you see a path turn right, drive, then turn left. This road takes you to Camping Ponds Mina.

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