The Diège Valley
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. Leaving from the same starting point, the "Le Rocher de la Poule" circuit is a shortened version of this itinerary, while the most athletic can follow the "La Cime des Bois" circuit towards Chaverochette (allow 22 additional km). This circuit does not have any technical difficulty; it is suitable for a long, easy-going outing...
3 points of interest
Lake PontyThe 18-hectare Lake Ponty offers a natural setting ideal for relaxation as well as for sports activities: Canoeing, mountain biking, horseback riding, walking and fishing are some of the many activities available around the lake.
The DiègeThis river has its source a few kilometres away on the eastern edge of the Millevaches plateau in the commune of Saint-Setiers and flows into the Dordogne. It is the ideal playground for fishermen, kayakers and walkers.
- Geological interest
The QuarryLocated in the municipality of Lignareix, this rock quarry exploits migmatitic granite and produces different types of materials, from boulders to sand, by crushing the rock. This is a private site, closed to the public.
Marking: brown arrows
Departing from the Ponty playground
- Departure : Playground at Ponty, Ussel
- Arrival : Playground at Ponty, Ussel
- Towns crossed : Ussel, Chaveroche, Saint-Pardoux-le-Vieux, and Lignareix
Access and parking
From the centre of Ussel, head towards Tulle and then Ponty at the shopping centre roundabout.
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