Circuit vélo - Le Toit du Var
The name of this course lives up to its name! From Comps-sur-Artuby, you travel through the Haut-Var and its typical villages including Trigance and La Roque-Esclapon.
Here you meet the clouds! Bargème, eagle's nest perched at nearly 1100 meters above sea level; a little further and always higher, Mount Lachens, the highest peak in the Var which culminates at 1715 meters. The Var is going alpine, mountain gears of rigor!
Leave Comps by the D955 (North) that we leave immediately for the D21 (right). Cross the Artuby at La Souche (bridge of the Souche). At the chapel Sainte Pétronille (7 km) turn left on the D37 and reach
Return to the chapel Sainte- Pétronille and take the D21, towards La Bastide, or turn right onto the D625 to reach the village of La Roque-Esclapon. Retrace your steps.
Cross the village of La Bastide and climb to the Col de Clavel. Turn right onto the forest road which, by steep bends through a beautiful pine and fir forest, reaches the old Varneige buildings before arriving at the top of Lachens. Arrived at the summit, go down to the Col de Clavel, turn right on the D21 then on the left the D52, cross the Artuby at the Pont des Passadoires before arriving at La Martre.
Follow the D 52, pass Châteauvieux after Château Rima and the Siron pass (965 m) and arrive in Brenon.
After a quick descent, follow the steep Jabron valley, or turn right onto the D 252 to the village of Bourguet.
Retrace its steps and take the D52 back to the hamlet of Jabron. Engage right on the D955 until the D90 that you will take on the left. Cross the Jabron on an 18th century bridge and go up to Trigance
Continue south by the D90 from where by a very steep climb, you reach the D71 coming from the Gorges du Verdon. Take it on the left, pass the Pas des Averses and join Comps-sur-Artuby.
Warning: the itinerary of this tour is likely to be modified or to evolve in particular for reasons of security or public domain.
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