Duration: 2.5 hours
At the level of the Paul Langevin Biot School. St. Eloi Square.
Other possible departures:
Saint-Philippe district. Stadium of Fontanette
Village of Biot: Park your vehicle in a parking lot (Bâchettes, Fontanette).
Walk back to the old village. Paul Langevin School is in front of the Mairie (Town Hall), on the Route de Valbonne 'D4'.
Circuit description from Paul Langevin School:
You are on Place Saint-Éloi. Panel No. 1, "Paul Langevin School". Follow the direction "Brague Trail". Get on "Chemin Joseph Durbec" that you will not leave until its end. You will pass immediately in front of the Panel n ° 1 bis "Chemin Joseph Durbec". Follow the direction "Trail of the Brague". Continue the "Chemin Joseph Durbec" to the end where you will discover the Panel n ° 2, "Les Fournaises". (5 min).
Follow the direction "Valbonne". Then take the path of the Brague. Stairs allow you to descend gradually to the level of the river; the trail runs along the left bank. You arrive, after discovering beautiful river corners, at Panel No. 3, " The Rine "(30mn).
Follow the direction of "Valbonne". The trail continues left bank. Enjoy the variety of landscapes and the coolness of the place. You then arrive at Panel No. 4, "The Clausonnes ford". (40mn). Cross the ford. Follow the direction "Saint-Philippe". Leave the Brague; take a large track on the left ("Piste des Soulières" but in the opposite direction to the district of Soulières) which will raise you to the plateau by a steep slope. Take an east-facing trail immediately to the left. At the end of the trail, take in front of you a very wide track that runs along the long cypress fence of a property. At the end of this track, turn left to "Avenue Saint-Philippe".
Completely cover this avenue until "Carrefour des Chappes" (beautiful sea and hills view). Markup is only on the roadside.
At the crossroads, cross Route des Colles and take the bike path on your left towards Biot until its end. At the exit of the bike path, you will find Panel No. 29, "Les Chappes" (1h20).
Follow the direction "Biot". Walk on a small shaded path that will take you to Panel # 22, Funel District (1h30).
Follow the direction "Biot". The trail continues on the same contour line and then widens around the hill. It eventually joins "Route des Colles" that it meets in a bend equipped with a parapet of tree trunks. You arrive then in view of Panel No. 23, "The Old Road" (1h50). Follow the direction "Biot". At the signpost, immediately take a small path on the right that plunges into the wood, which widens rapidly and takes you to the edge of a loop of the old road.
You take the small path in front which leads to Panel 24, "La Carrière de Sable" (2h).
Follow the direction "Biot". Long the road down Biot direction right side about 60m, then turn left a private road. At the road junction, turn left onto the small paved road that runs behind the "La Noria" housing development. You arrive at the start of "Route des Colles". Cross the two roads of the road taking the zebra crossing to Biot. Once on the left side of the "Route d'Antibes" direction "Biot", cross the "Chemin de Vallauris" then cross the "Route d'Antibes" at the pedestrian crossing. You end up on the side of Brague along a protective barrier right side of the road up to Biot. Pass the Muratore Bridge and you arrive at Panel 25 "La Fontanette", (2h15).
Follow the direction "Biot center". Take "Chemin de la Fontanette". Pass in front of vestiges from an old Roman aqueduct, pass the Cultural Center of Biot and Stadium Fontanette. Go to the bottom of the tarred road. Climb the stairs. You cross the D4 aka "Road to the Sea". You arrive at Panel 26, "La montée des Tines" (2h20). Follow the direction "Discovery of Biot".
You take the "Montée des Tines". All you have to do next is visit the charming old village of Biot through the Place de l'Airette, Rue Sous-Barri, Rue de la Caroute, Place de l'Église, Place des Arcades, Rue Saint- Sebastien where you will pass the Panel No. 27, "Departure of Hiking" located in front of the "Musée d'Histoire et de Céramique Biotoises", which is also worth a visit. Follow the direction "Paul Langevin School".
Don't hesitate to stop and visit some shops or craftsmen workshops of the village before you find yourself, after continuing Rue Saint-Sébastien, at your starting point - Panel No. 1, "School Paul Langevin" (2:30).
All year round.
- Individual tours : Unguided individual tours available permanently
- Distance : 8,5 km
- Type of circuit : BOUCLE
- Signposted : Yes