15 June 2024


Take part in a 2-day discovery ride in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, on an accessible track with a bivouac.

  • Name of the ride: LA BIKEPACKING
  • Start: saturday 15 june et sunday 16 june 2024 in Angers at the heart of the Gravel Festival
  • Arrival / Departure :  Angers
  • Distance : 280 km
  • Elevation gain: Approximately 1,600 m of total ascent
  • Percentage of paths: 70%  
  • Route: Unmarked route, everything will be on a dedicated GPX track
  • Refreshments: none
  • Type of ride: Exclusively self-guided Gravel cycling event, in compliance with the highway code
  • Registration and conditions of participation: Men and women over 18 years of age with an FFC, FSGT, UFOLEP or FF.TRI licence on presentation of the federal licence, Non-licensed cyclists (or for any other cycling or sports licence) on presentation of a medical certificate stating that there are no contraindications to competitive cycling.
  • Authorised bikes: Gravel.
  • Bikes not authorised : Mountain bikes. More details in the event regulations.
  • Compulsory equipment: Compulsory cycling and sports equipment for the entire duration of the event, as well as other equipment strongly recommended by the organiser, as specified in the event regulations.
  • Fees: early bird discount until 11 march 2024
    • 119 € incl. VAT FFC licence holder
    • 121.50 € incl. VAT Non-licence holder and licence holder of any other cycling or sports federation – accident insurance included
  • A safety and rescue system,
  • A numbered handlebar plate and GPX track
  • The loan of a GPS tag
  • A place to pitch your tent in an idyllic setting
  • Dinner on Saturday 15 June
  • A full breakfast on Sunday 16 June
  • A local beer on arrival,
  • Access to the Festival and all the events.

📄 Rules of the Bikepacking

Destination Angers has prepared a selection of accommodation: hotels, holiday villages, campsites, etc. in Angers close to Nature is Bike Village and on the outskirts of the city as soon as you arrive on 14 June so that you can enjoy most of the Nature is Bike festival on 15 and 16 June 2024* Offer reserved for Nature is Bike participants.

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