Bike ride through vineyards
Bike ride through vineyards

Bike ride through vineyards

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Bike ride through the vineyards, starting from the ancient city of Elne, overlooking the Canigou. Wines and honeys are waiting for you.
this itinerary awaits you to dive in the heart of the Mediterranean Pyrenees territory for half a day. let yourself be guided, through vineyards and country roads enjoying the view of the Canigou, to discover the local know-how. Head to two wineries for a wine tasting. Discover the world of honey at the Ortaffa Cooperative Honey Factory.

1 point of interest

  • Terrus Museum

    Etienne Terrus (1857-1922) is a painter born in Elne, friend of many artists including Maillol, Matisse and Derain. Undisputed master of watercolor, he is not attached to any school or trend, even if the influence of Fauves is very clear in his latest paintings. He artfully transcribed the landscapes and the luminosity of Roussillon


  1. Departure from the Tourist Office of Elne by the rue du couvent on the left. Then take the next right on Avenue des Albères, then right again on Avenue Général Leclerc.

  2. At the roundabout take the 4th exit onto rue du Mas Latrobe and continue straight until the stop sign.  At the intersection turn right onto Boulevard 8 mai 1945.

  3. On the boulevard take the 3rd left on the Rue du 11 novembre and follow the path of Villeneuve. (Attention, crossing the departmental frequented).
  4. Continue straight for two kilometers then turn left on the D80 and drive for 1km, then take the direction of Bages in Montescot.
  5. At the roundabout take the second exit "Intermarché" then turn left before the gas station.

  6. After 900m at the intersection, turn left to get off at Bages via the path of Avall Rich.

  7. In Bages, pass in front of the famous Casa Carrère, "fairytale building". Cross into this typical village and then take the direction of Ortaffa on your right.

  8. Turn left onto Place Docteur Bolte. Then take the first street "Jean Jaurès" on the right. Continue straight for 200m and enter the Domaine Parcé Ramos on your left.

  9. To leave the winery, turn left and then the first right on the Chemin du Brouilla.

  10. After 1.5 km, pass a small bridge and turn left.

  11. Arrived at the intersection of the D8, turn right and then continue straight for 350m.

  12. At the roundabout you will see the Miellerie d'Ortaffa on your left.

  13. To leave the Miellerie go to the roundabout, and take the exit towards Ortaffa. Continue straight for 1.2 km to arrive in Ortaffa, discover this village that has preserved beautiful traces of its past.  A must: its famous Catalan Eiffel Tower!
  14. In Ortaffa take the D40 towards Elne then continue for 500 m and turn left towards Chemin St-Martin. Join the Domaine Sol Payré on your left. At the next intersection, continue straight ed. At the next intersection turn right towards the path of Llauro.
  15. Arrived at the Stop, turn right and then immediately right. Arrived at the departmental turn right to join Elne.

  16. Always continue straight at the first roundabout, then at the second take the third exit towards the historic center to arrive at the tourist office of Elne.

  • Departure : Tourist Office of Elne
  • Arrival : Tourist Office of Elne
  • Towns crossed : ELNE, BAGES, and ORTAFFA

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Provide good hydration. Respect the rules of the road. Wearing a helmet is mandatory for children and highly recommended for adults.
Elne Tourist Office, 2 Bis rue du couvent, 66 200 Elne - 04 48 98 00 08


Bus 1€

Access and parking

D 914, D 612

Parking :

Tourist Office carpark