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Hikes & walks in Richerenches

Richerenches - Visan - Richerenches - Hikes & walks in Richerenches

Easy, family circuit by bike, VTC or pedestrian.

Not recommended in windy conditions strong.

Remarkable points of view on the Mont Ventoux and the Lance.

Description sheet

Departure municipalityRicherenches
Outing typeCycling itinerary
Recommended periodfrom january to december
Kilometres16 km
Change in altitude72m


Richerenches stadium parking - Round point on the D142 and the D20.


At the stadium roundabout take the D20 direction Visan.

At the first junction, take on your right in the direction of Serratoris wood.

Cross the bridge over the Talobre stream. On your left, a lovely view of a field of lavender and truffle oaks.

At the crossroads at the angle of the field, turn left towards La Matte.

The small road winds between cultures, nice viewpoint over Mont Ventoux (1902 m) and the La Lance massif.

At the next crossroads, take turn left then a few meters later on the right in the direction of Visan (watch out for this junction, there is no signpost but only a yellow mark indicating that you have to turn).

Stay on the small road paved until it intersects the D162 which comes from the Baume de Transit.

At the give way, turn right towards Visan. Be careful, the departmental is a traffic road.

At the roundabout at Entering Visan, turn right towards the village, stay on this avenue until a crossroads on your right indicating Bouchet.

Turn right, road quite busy. On your left, nice view of the cultures and the vineyards of Visan.

Continue on the D161, turn right immediately after the Hérein bridge, towards Merdalin.

Continue on this small road which crosses vineyards, lavender and grain fields.

Before switching to the small stream of Merdalin, you will see on your right the farm Bas Gibard whose magnificent dovecote can be seen.

After the Merdalin, turn on the right Saint Pierre Sud.

Continue on this road until 'on the D162 which you will take to the left, then at the 1st junction, turn right towards the aerodrome of Visans where you will follow the grassy track. The view turns again towards the mountain of the Lance (1338 m).

Continue along this small road Asphalted until the wood of Serratoris where you will return to Richerenches by the same small road as on the outward journey.

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