Paradise for mountain bikers

The playground of multiple world champion Laurence Leboucher, Sarthe has the advantage of having lots of places that are suitable for mountain biking.
Two of them carry the VTT-FFC (French Cycling Federation Mountain Biking) label...

Sarthe's mountain biking centres welcome both experienced practitioners and beginners. Experts can use safe, marked routes to match their level of ability. At the same time, a family can rent bikes and helmets on site and set off to discover Sarthe using specially adapted tracks.

2 bases for true athletes

Sarthe has the advantage of having numerous locations where you can practise sports mountain biking. Two of them are accredited by the French Cycling Federation as VTT-FFC sites. This is the Gasseau site in St-Léonard-des-Bois and the Échappée Vègre in Brûlon. These VTT-FFC centres offer certified quality routes for riders.

Around 100 mountain bike trails

Sarthe has a rich and varied range of mountain biking circuits and loops on offer. Almost 100 circuits allow all abilities to indulge in the joys of mountain biking. In Bonnétable, the mountain biking circuit is recognised at regional level - yours to discover!

Check out all the mountain biking circuits in Sarthe

The Echappée Vègre mountain bike centre offers 12 circuits spread over 190 km of marked paths for you to choose from, starting from Brûlon or Loué.

The Mancelles Alps mountain bike centre contains 300 km of marked paths making up a set of 11 circuits for all levels, in an area with some very steep escarpments.

Additionally, a dozen circuits, giving 280 km of hilly trails ridden by Laurence Leboucher, world champion in the discipline, await you. Beginners or advanced mountain bikers, competitors or just leisure riders, the Mancelles Alps region has everything you need.

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