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Les gabelous

Jump on your mountainbike and get on the road of the circuit of the Gabelous, an original mountainbike route of 250 km in the shape of a treasure hunt that will unveil the secrets of the smugglers' tailing by the customs officers in the past. 

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Les Gabelous : 7 days mountainbiking in the footsteps of the flying squad of the past

More than an outdoors mountainbiking circuit the road of the Gabelous immerses you in the history and the world of the French Swiss smugglers in a fun adventure that combines new technologies and treasure hunts.   

With your useful guide and mobile app you will follow the same paths on your mountainbike as the customs officers of the past.

An original way of understanding the local history, but also of approaching everything that makes this region Straddling France and Switzerland what it is : pretty villages like Goumois nicknamed the French-Swiss pearl, a typical habitat characterised by the farms with tuyé smokehouses, natural treasures and lively crafts world with for example the Obertino bell foundry.

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Duration of the route: 7 days

Length of the route : 252 km

http://www.lescheminsdelacontrebande.com/

Outstanding feature of the route

An original alternative to the traditional mountainbiking route

Tools and services available to the mountainbikers: guide to be stamped, educational furniture, role plays, mobile application, creation of the travel journal online...A cross border itinerary product that links the networks of the French and Swiss paths.

A complete tourist product that links mountainbiking trips, visits and accommodation in full autonomy.

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