Central Periplus, France

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  • France
  • Off Road
Advanced level
5 days / 970 Km
Starting Price: 1.670

general information

With this grand tour of the Massif Central, the TrailRando agency consolidates its offer of hexagonal hiking in the long term. Warning the eyes ! The unprecedented avid hikers can be licking his lips ahead, the Central Periplus new version (more tourist profile that sport) has everything to seduce. Ah, that France is beautiful ...
Total Distance of the Trip: 970 Km
Equipment and Clothing

In the field:

  • Helmet
  • Glasses
  • Gloves
  • Leather boots
  • Pants and motorcycle ---Jacket

All necessary protection to the practice of motorized hiking in any way For evening:

  • Tee-shirts
  • Socks
  • Polo shirt
  • Sweater or sweatshirt
  • Spare pants
  • Swimsuit
  • Lightweight shoes
  • Toiletries
  • Personal medications

The miracle concentrated: travel light, opt for laundry tube!

For navigation:

  • A small notebook and pen to note the instructions of the daily briefing
  • GPS with handlebar bracket and power cable (or batteries)

DAY 1 - Step 1: Chemintrand - Ferrieres St Mary - 180 km

Departments Puy-de-Dôme, Haute-Loire, Cantal 

outset our track ran down a long ridge in foam smells, lichen, raspberries and mushrooms. The route switches to Paulhaguet, and the thermometer instantly gains 7 ° C on the way! If fau fi lant between the low stone walls, a sling load of small fi paths to the gorges of the Allier. This step fails foot Cézallier fl Euri.

DAY 2 - Step 2: Ferrières St Mary - Saint Privat - 160 km

Departments Cantal, Corrèze.

In a rare purity, this plateau crisscrossed in the morning is the ef fi Salers. Indifferent to our passing, these beasts sleek horns, typical of the region, chew grasses full mouthful. Further, the route Rabotte volcanic organ and slipping away into the forest. In this zebra area rivers with clear waters, magnificent fi c altitude paths cross the relief until Corrèze

DAY 3 - Step 3: Soursac - Cransac - 220 km

Departments Corrèze, Lot, Aveyron.

Between boxwood and ferns, a bold path tumbles over the Lot valley. Then the Aveyron department and multifaceted realm of chestnut trees, is emerging. At the foot of each hill, a stream runs down in foam like to spice subtly step and refresh the troops.

DAY 4 - Step 4: Cransac - Aumont Aubrac - 230 km

Aveyron departments, Lozère.

On the plateau to another, many lookouts with spectacular views overlooking the vineyard. The path becomes embedded in red earth over Clairvaux d'Aveyron. Not far from Séverac a refreshing break between the ancient stones of the source of the Taurus in Saint Grégoire, is mandatory. After St. Laurent d'Olt, clinging on the rocky ridge, the route is propelled to assault the Aubrac mountains. The speed at which it gains altitude is impressive! Bracken, heather and blueberries line the aisles. Here, the course fau fi between the granite blocks.

DAY 5 - Step 5: Mount Aubrac - Pass Chemintrand - 180 km

Departments Lozère, Haute-Loire, Puy-de-Dôme 

on new air and slightly sandy tracks, a Margeride lined with broom and more secret succeeds Aubrac. And in the resin scents, under the majestic evergreens of Puy-de-Dôme, our last stand hexagonal ends up

  • Yamaha WR250R 
  • Yamaha Kodiak 450
  • Yamaha Grizzy 700

To ride, we recommend a small backpack that may contain:

  • Solar cream
  • Lip stick
  • Wipes
  • Scarf or scarf
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • A cap rain gear to keep morale in thunderstorms
  • Spare gloves perky leave after the rain
  • A sugar at the bottom of a pocket (the saving bar)
  • Water, essential to refresh the driver
  • Blanket
  • Swiss knife
  • A flashlight or a headlamp
  • A possible camera
  • Mobile phone (and charger)

When you are dressed for riding, it should stay that little thing in your bag (no suitcases but a duffle bag, gym bag or backpack without frame).

More Description

Twirling between Auvergne, Limousin, Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc-Roussillon, a myriad of paths waves into the unknown ...

This bubbly breakaway prances between contour lines. It vibrates!

In the smells of mud and leaves crackling on the exhaust, we go for an enchanted medley with this wonderful loop that causes equipped in the heart of the country.

The journey stretches over endless peaks ... A few minor difficulties spice here and there the epic.

This getaway timeless, lived in a wonderful atmosphere for the enjoyment of the paths, provides the kilometers its share of poignant and picturesque meetings. Touching heather, slipping away under the fir, stroking the flower stalks, this high-flying escape is aimed at enthusiasts of all kinds, primarily for owners of small trails or ATV / ISS, but also for enduro riders favoring bucolic stroll to 'arsouille while remaining a raised strand. 

And the convenience of a large loop, with the return to the starting point at the end of the journey, is an undeniable asset logistics side!

What's Included

Items that are included in the cost of tour price

  • Hotels, in twin rooms. From the evening of the first stage through the morning of the last stage
  • Breakfast, lunches and dinners from the morning of the first stage through lunchtime of the last stage
  • The complete track of the itinerary
  • Guide on motorcycle
  • Logistics attendant for luggage transport


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