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Tour de Mayentset

Mountain Bike · Valais
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  • Tour de Mayentset
    / Tour de Mayentset
    Photo: Giglio Pasqua, Valais/Wallis Promotion
  • / Jonction du Moury, Daillon
    Photo: Christophe Berger, Valais/Wallis Promotion
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A very attractive tour that partly follows the magnificent Bisse de la Tsandra irrigation channel to reach the Mayens de My. The descent includes an exhilarating flowing ride through the forest.

moderate
21.5 km
3:18 h
793 m
793 m

From the village of Daillon, begin your ride with a gentle climb before a descent along a magnificent singletrack trail specially created for mountain bikers with banked corners offering a flowing and exhilarating ride. Midway along the tour, you will find a barbecue site, ideal for a picnic. This tour can be combined with the Code Tour at the level of the Mayens de Conthey and the village of Daillon.

Author’s recommendation

Combine this trip with the Tour de Code for an even more thrilling ride!

Difficulty
S2 moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Terty, 1575 m
Lowest point
Daillon, La Vella, 864 m
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Safety information

Use marked bike trails and routes only, and observe all signposting. Please close gates after passing through. Please be considerate to walkers and to plants and animals. As a rule, walkers have priority. When planning, take into account participants’ fitness level and ability. All riding is at one’s own risk.

Equipment

We recommend: bike in excellent working order, helmet, gloves and bell, clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof), food and drink.

Tips, hints and links

More information about the destination: 

Les Coteaux du Soleil

Start

Daillon (901 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.255434, 7.307271
UTM
32T 369533 5123821

Destination

Daillon

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting from the village of Daillon, this varied route mainly follows forest tracks and singletrack trails, and leads along the Bisse de la Tsandra irrigation channel for 6.5 kilometres. A special descent has been created over a distance of 1 km to separate mountain bikers from hikers, consisting of a singletrack trail with banked turns. This section is also accessible by handbike. The rest of the descent likewise includes singletrack stretches.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Train to Sion, then PostBus from Sion station to Daillon.

Train to Châteauneuf, then PostBus from Châteauneuf to Daillon.

Getting there

Motorway A9 until exit 25 Conthey, then follow in the direction of Daillon.

Parking

Place de la Vella

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

The tourist office in Conthey has got brochures and information material about hiking in the region.

Author’s map recommendations

SwissTopo Maps 1:25'000: 1286 St-Léonard


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Difficulty
S2 moderate
Distance
21.5 km
Duration
3:18h
Ascent
793 m
Descent
793 m
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