The Green Trail
From Sommières to Caveirac, in the outskirts of Nîmes, the green trail allows for an outdoor excursion in pleasant and safe conditions.
It lies on the route of the former railroad and goes through countryside and villages in the Sommières and Vaunage area. Disigned for non-motorized vehicles such as bicycles, roller skates, baby carriages and wheelchairs, walkers will enjoy it also. It is connected to several marked hiking trails.
Bicycle rentals in Calvisson.
Tel : 06 86 98 38 81 -04 66 81 43 78 - www.vaunage-passion-velos.fr
Cross-country cycling – French Cycling Federation (FFC) in Sommieres
A 200 kilometre network of cross-country tracks in Sommières region. Five circuits dedicated to cross-country biking have just been opened with the help of the FFC and are designated « Sites VTT » - http://www.ffc.fr
In addition, it is possibile to follow a challenging circuit of 40 kilometres, starting from Sommières ; and four shorter ones, graded from easy to difficult which start from Calvisson.
Details of all circuits are available in a free map , available from Sommières tourist office or can be downloaded from the tourist office website « download our brochures ».
Of the five circuits - 1 green - 2 blue - 2 red
There are 250 km of marked trails around Sommières.
These trails can be discovered by mountain bike, on foot or on horseback (in some cases).
A guide is for sale at tourist office.
Theme walks to discover historical sites : Junas, Congénies, Calvisson.
Thematic ways for the discovery of the heritage
From the quarries to the wild stone, come and see Junas:
A magical and mysterious place, perfect for a walk, photos and music...
In the heart of the Vaunage: from springs to mills
Learn the history and the tradition while going for a walk
Le chemin des laines: Breedind and heritage
Use the audioguides and listen to the testimonies of shepherds and local people.
Download the texts on : http://sentierlaines.ccpaysdesommieres.fr and click on the sheep