From Ax les thermes we leave the valley for the Corniches road which takes you through atypical villages with a magnificent view of the Pyrenees. In Lordat, you will see the talc cups passing between the quarry above the village and the Luzenac factory. For today's goal, you tackle a classic of the Tour en Ariège stage: the famous Beille plateau. From Les Cabannes it's a 16km climb at 8% average before the reward on arrival with a splendid 180 ° view.

Please note that part of the circuit is closed during the winter. Consult before departure.

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Ariège Pyrenees

South of Ariège, on the border with Andorra, are the Ariège Pyrenees. Between mountainous landscapes and activities, there are many [...]


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Map List

1 - From Ax-les-Thermes to Les Cabannes

Leaving from Ax-les-Thermes station, take the D44 towards Ignaux, one of the first villages on the Corniche route. You will fork onto the D20 before descending on the D120 to reach Verdun and Les Cabannes.

2 - From the Cabannes to the Plateau de Beille

When you arrive at Les Cabannes, take the direction of Plateau de Beille on the D522.

3 - Beille platter

You have arrived at the Plateau de Beille!