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Razel's mills

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Discover the village of Variéras and its strange houses, and then the mills of Razel on this sporty outing.

This circuit is part of the FFVélo Haute-Corrèze mountain bike base, the largest mountain biking area in France with 1000 km of marked circuits. This circuit is easy going, with a slightly technical descent after Variéras. A very pleasant itinerary on paths mainly through woodland, alongside the Vézère river at the beginning. Ideal for a sporty outing on a hot summer's day.


3 points of interest
Forestry

Chaleix Wood

The Bois de Chaleix, with a ground area of about 150 ha, was acquired recently by the commune of Bugeat. Bordered by the Vézère river, it is composed of deciduous and coniferous trees. It offers many possibilities for sporting activities: hiking, orienteering, trail running, fishing and archery.
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Heritage site

The village of Varièras

Varièras symbolises the renewal and creativity of the Plateau: if the cottage represents the traditional rural habitat of our region, the thatch is what predominates in this village of about fifty cottages. These buildings are real people's homes and are private properties that cannot be visited. On the descent after the village, the paved path goes down to the so-called Roman bridge of Variéras.

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History

Espace 1000 Sources

The circuit starts near the Espace 1000 Sources stadium, a training centre that welcomes groups of sports enthusiasts who love the great outdoors. Behind this centre is Alain Mimoun, winner of the Sydney 1956 Olympic Games marathon, who had fine-tuned his preparations in Bugeat.
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Description

In Bugeat, on the D979, head towards the Espace 1000 Sources then the Etang des 3 Ponts. Start off behind the stadium grandstand.

Departure : Trois Ponts lake, Bugeat
Arrival : Trois Ponts lake, Bugeat
Towns crossed : Bugeat, Pérols-sur-Vézère

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Information desks

35, Place du Champs de Foire, 19170 Bugeat

05 19 60 00 30

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Access and parking

In Bugeat, on the D979, head towards the Espace 1000 Sources then the Etang des 3 Ponts. Start off behind the stadium grandstand.

Parking :

Trois Ponts lake, Bugeat

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