This is Provence at its most picturesque!
The villages are graded as among the prettiest of France
and they are surrounded by some of France's most picturesque
countryside. Colorful villages are outlined by surrounding
lavender fields and vineyards, and in some areas, the
landscape is contrasted by the pure white of the limestone
information about the Provence, please click here.
We also have selected very nice
country inns to
make you confortable while visiting this superb region..
Welcome in Avignon
in the afternoon. Drive to the accommodation at the foothills of the Alpilles.
Day 2 & 3:
The riding starts near Arles at the foothills of the superb Alpilles.
The region has inspired numerous great artists
like Vincent van
Gogh or the french writer Alphonse Daudet.
Discover Provencal villages like
St-Remy de Provence, ride through beautiful olive
groves, and see the wonderful medieval village and fortress of Les
Baux de Provence.
Day 3 (continued), 4 & 5:
The Luberon and its colorful Provencal
villages. Ride through the Luberon natural regional
park. Discover the colorful Roussillon village
where two millenniums ago, the Romans used its ochre earth
for producing pottery glazes. Nowadays, the same colorful
earth is still used to color the region renovated houses.
Numerous unforgettable villages like Bonnieux, Lacoste,
Menerbes, Gordes, Goult... and a surprising abbey surrounded
by lavender fields.
Day 6 :
Ride in the Mont Ventoux
region. It is the most prominent geographical feature
in the Provence thanks to its height and its isolation.
But it is also one of the greatest climb in the history
of the tour
de France race.
Vaison La Romaine is a roman city and is famous
in France for its roman ruins. The dentelles de
Montmirail are also a superb and unforgettable area
with very surprising cliffs! Ride through the numerous vineyards.
We suggest you to taste the local very good wine of
Day 8: The "Au revoir", after a
to book this trip...
Trip ref.: FC-P3B-07
Riding level : 45 km per day
as average (can be easily adapt to the group level)
on very hilly terrain. Daily longer
options and climbs
Date : At a date that suits to
your group, from April to October (except July and August)
Price per person: depend on the
number of people in your group (price exemple : 1,290 Euros,
double occupancy, when 6 people
Single occupancy extra charge :
Euros per hybrid bike (Click
to convert) or
105 Euros per road bike
Start: Meeting point is Avignon
Avignon is on the high Speed Train line from Paris
to Marseille (several trains a day). It is also on the
highway from Paris to Marseille.
- all lodgings,
based on double occupancy (see extra-prices for single
room) in charming country inns or Bed&Breakfast (nice 2/3 stars)
- all breakfasts (7)
- 6 dinners
- Trip bilingual leader(s)
- assistance vehicle
- Transportation from rendezvous to
- Baggage transport from rendezvous to
- Maps and detailed route suggestions
- One dinner
entrance fees such as Museum, caves,
- All costs before rendezvous point and after final
drop-off . )