Bike loop: The Dordogne Valley and its vineyards
This 17,5 km loop without great difficulty is made for wine lovers. Departing from Ste-Terre, the route is dotted with family wineries where you can chat with the winegrowers.
Leave the church of Sainte-Terre by taking the D123 to the left (direction Château Gueyrosse, EHPAD, campsite).
On leaving the village, take a slight right on rue du Parlement or circuit des condamines.
After skirting the river and crossing a hamlet, the road turns left. Continue on this path.
Take a left at the intersection and continue on this road.
At the crossroads with the D123, continue opposite.
Be careful, you are crossing the D938, a busy road. Take in front.
At a place called Gros, turn right at the stop sign then continue straight in the direction of Saint-Hippolyte.
You can see the winery on the right, then the alley of Château Gaillard. Go straight.
At the crossroads of Saint-Hippolyte, facing the cross, turn left towards St Laurent-des-Combes.
You arrive at St-Laurent-des-Combes. At the stop sign, you cross the D243. Go opposite in the direction of Château Pipeau.
At the give way, opposite the car park, turn left, walk along the railway line, passing in front of the old station.
At the stop sign, leave the level crossing on your right and turn left. Continue straight until the D 670.
Be careful, you are crossing a busy road. Go opposite towards the Châteaux Beaurang and Clos des Prince.
Pass in front of Château Beaurang, then continue straight and take the 2nd on the left.
At the crossroads, turn left (2nd road on the left after Château Beaurang).
Leave the road on the left then the one on the right and continue straight.
At the crossroads with the D 243, turn left.
At the next intersection, turn right (sign 3,5 T). Continue to the next major road.
Be careful, you cross the D 936. At the stop sign, take the opposite direction to Château Sicard and continue straight for 2 km.
At the stop sign, turn right to reach the village and the church of Ste Terre.