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The Dolmen of Gaoutabry

Sport, Cycling sports, Mountain biking itinerary, Gravel bike route, Electric mountain bike route in La Londe-les-Maures
  • A mountain bike or gravel bike route in the heart of the Massif des Maures to discover the largest Dolmen in the Var. Take advantage of the panoramic views of the Maures massif and Notre Dame des Anges on the hillside as well as the Golden Islands and the Giens peninsula on the sea side.

  • At the top of a small sunny hill this loop in the heart of the Maures massif will delight all nature lovers. Discover the secrets of the Dolmen de Gaoutabry, its magnificent panorama, and the very special vegetation of the Provençal maquis.

    Start from the free car park at the foot of the Notre Dame des Maures track.
    Take the DFCI track - Notre Dame Des Maures / Dolmen de Gaoutabry which rises slowly through the vineyards of the Maures.
    Follow the direction of the Dolmen and continue to...
    At the top of a small sunny hill this loop in the heart of the Maures massif will delight all nature lovers. Discover the secrets of the Dolmen de Gaoutabry, its magnificent panorama, and the very special vegetation of the Provençal maquis.

    Start from the free car park at the foot of the Notre Dame des Maures track.
    Take the DFCI track - Notre Dame Des Maures / Dolmen de Gaoutabry which rises slowly through the vineyards of the Maures.
    Follow the direction of the Dolmen and continue to the top of the hill to reach an open area.
    A little more effort and you will arrive at the prehistoric site from where you can observe the panorama of the Maures with, among other things, the relay at the top of Notre Dame des Anges, the Coudon, the Mont Faron.
    Once you have taken a short nature break, continue on a wider track, and after a few hundred metres, observe the panorama of the Iles d'Or and the Giens peninsula to the south and west.
    Continue your descent to reach the vineyards and olive groves.
    You will cross the hamlet of Notre Dame des Maures, then take a path along the vineyards that will lead you back to your starting point.

    PRACTICAL INFORMATION:
    - Bring sun cream and water.

    Regulated access:
    Traffic and parking of any motorised vehicle on the DFCI roads is prohibited all year round.
    From June to September, before driving in the Var massifs, check the opening conditions on the fire risk map (updated at 5pm every day for the following day) or by calling the tourist office.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
Openings
Openings
  • All year 2023
    Opened Everyday
    * From June 21 to September 20, hiking trails are subject to the rules of access to the Var forest massifs to comply with the fire risk prevention plan. Information: Var Prefecture - 00 33 4 98 10 55 41 - var.gouv.fr
  • * Subject to favorable weather
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