The Plateau de Retord is an out-of-time corner of France, located right between Geneva and Lyon, one step away from Annecy and Chambéry. This wild plateau is known for its beautiful wild flowers, the typical housing architecture and wonderful panoramas on the Alps. The place is ideal to Mountain bike.
Follow the blue signs number 13
9 km long with an elevation gain of 259 m, this loop is not very technical. The first 5 km are mostly climbing until you reach the cross at les Terments, then it is mostly downhill all the way to the starting point on large forest trails.
Do not forget to download the map before you go.
Ski resort in winter, les Plans d'Hotonnes is also famous for its slopes, cross country and snowshoe tracks and the international biathlon centre where you can try your luck on the shooting range at any time of the year.
You do not own a bike? Rent your mountain bike, e-bike, at the local rental shop Servi'Nature located at the starting point.
From 01/05/2023 to 31/10/2023
- Drop : 259 m
- Distance : 9 km
- Daily duration : 40 mn
- Level bue - Medium