The Brague National Park

The Brague Valley River

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Distance: 9.8 km
Timing: 3h (One way)

Important: Plan an extra car for the return or take the bus N°10
(Envibus Network :
  • Departure from: Next to Paul Langevin School, Place Saint Eloi 
  • Access:  From Biot, park your car in one of the car park (Bachettes or Fontanette Car parks). Come back on foot in the old town. The Paul Langevin school is in front of the town hall on the D4, Route de Valbonne.
  • Description of the walk from Paul Langevin School:

Standing on the « Place Saint-Éloi » : Signpost n°1, « École Paul Langevin ».

Follow direction « Sentier de la Brague » (Brague path). Walk in « Chemin Joseph Durbec » until the end.
Soon you will walk by the signpost n°1 bis « Chemin Joseph Durbec ». Follow  direction « Sentier de la Brague ».

Go ahead the « Chemin Joseph Durbec » until the end and find the signpost N°2  « Les Fournaises » (5min).
Follow direction « Valbonne ».Take the « Sentier de la Brague ».

Walk downhill progressively until the river of which the path goes along the left edge of the river.

After a nice and peacefull walk along the river, find the signpost N°3 “La Rine”.

Follow direction “Valbonne”. The path continues on the left edge.
Enjoy numerous lanscapes and cool areas. Thenn reach signpost n°4, « Le gué des Clausonnes » (40mn) and cross the river.

Follow direction « Valbonne ». Walk into the Pin Montard Vallon and arrive at the signpost n°5 « Pont des Tamarins ».

Follow direction « Valbonne ». Walk on the right side of the river and pass under the bridge of the RD604 along the epic centre and just after the ruin, turn left.

The road leaves the river for a while and goes downhill until the signpost N°6 “ le Bruguet” and reaches n°8, “Val du Bruguet”.

Follow direction « Valbonne ».
A track passes over the river again and goes off at the « bridge of stone », keep on the right side of the river.
Follow the path into a clearer forest along a pipe before arriving to the track of the Calanques, signpost n°32 « Piste des Calanques ».

Follow direction « Valbonne ». Find out signpost n°31 « Gué de Valbonne ». Follow direction « Valbonne ».
Follow the way, passby the House of the nature. Take left the track, and the road which leads to Valbonne by the Graveyard.
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