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Base de départ de Châtel-Montagne pour les activités de pleine nature

Sport, Cycling sports, Pedestrian sports, Recreational activities, Leisure complex, Trail office in Châtel-Montagne
  • Three activity departure bases have just been set up: La Verrerie in Saint-Nicolas-des-Biefs, Le Vernet and Châtel-Montagne. Accessible by reservation, they are the entry point for numerous mountain bike, trail, hiking and orienteering routes.

  • On site, sports enthusiasts have access to changing rooms equipped with lockers, showers and WCs. There is also an outdoor bike-washing area. Accessible by reservation 72 hours in advance, the three departure bases are easy to reach and simple to use. Sports enthusiasts fill in a form on the Vichy Communauté website (in the outdoor activities section) and receive a code by SMS to access the changing rooms. The code is valid only on the day of booking.
    Advantages :
    - Accessible at all...
    On site, sports enthusiasts have access to changing rooms equipped with lockers, showers and WCs. There is also an outdoor bike-washing area. Accessible by reservation 72 hours in advance, the three departure bases are easy to reach and simple to use. Sports enthusiasts fill in a form on the Vichy Communauté website (in the outdoor activities section) and receive a code by SMS to access the changing rooms. The code is valid only on the day of booking.
    Advantages :
    - Accessible at all times
    - Free service
    Link to reservation form: https://www.vichy-communaute.fr/bases-de-depart-dactivite-de-pleine-nature/

    The site, located behind the village church, is close to the Tourist Office, which offers electric and classic mountain bikes for hire.
    It is the starting point for 11 routes:
    - 5 mountain bike trails (n°90, 91, 92, 93, 94)
    - 3 trail routes (n°13, 38, 85)
    - 3 hiking trails (PR22, PR23, PR24) and the Via Sancti Martini.
    The Châtel-Montagne base is equipped with a men's changing room of almost 10 m2 and a women's changing room of the same size, as well as a WC. Each changing room is equipped with a shower, washbasin, benches and lockers.

    The Châtel-Montagne base is part of the "Espace VTT Destination Grand Air", which is the largest FFC-certified mountain-biking area in France:

    - Espace VTT Vichy Montagne Bourbonnaise,
    - Espace VTT Massif des Bois Noirs,
    - Espace VTT Ambert-Crêtes du Forez.
    - Espace VTT Montagne et Plaine en Roannais

    All courses are FFC-certified.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
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  • Equipment
    • Public WC
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  • All year 2024
    Open Everyday
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