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VAN GOGH SAINT REMY TO FRIGOLET ABBAYE - 1 DAY PRIVATE BIKE TOUR

VAN GOGH SAINT REMY TO FRIGOLET ABBAYE - 1 DAY PRIVATE BIKE TOUR

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Your expert guide will lead you from Saint Rémy de Provence and through a picturesque countryside blanketed with olive groves, and sprinkled with farmhouses and lone cypress trees: just as Van Gogh painted it during his stay in Saint Rémy. Along back country roads we reach the Monastery of Saint Michel de Frigolet, surrounded by thyme-laden hills, and with stunning views of the region. We return to the plains, passing a goat cheese farm, bull farm and an olive mill before returning to Saint Rémy. 

  • Departure: 9AM at your hotel in Avignon (or within a radius of 25km around)
  • Return: in the late afternoon around 5PM
  • FIXED rate: the price is the same from 1 to 4 participants with one guide 
    (the total is 690€, whether 1, 2, 3, or 4  participants)

4 participants: 172€ per person
3 participants: 230€ per person
2 participants: 345€ per person
1 participant: 690€ per person

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  • Easy loop ride 45km/28miles from St Rémy to the Monastery St Michel de Frigolet
  • Cycle on seldom-used country lanes through a picturesque countryside just as Van Gogh painted it
  • Visit the monastery Saint Michel de Frigolet situated in an isolated valley of pines, olive, cypress and Provencal herbs
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch with fantastic views of the plains (not included)

Day 1

    • Distance :
    • 45 km
    • Elevation :
    • + 300m
      - 300m

From St Remy to Frigolet Abbaye

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  • Loop ride from St Remy to the Monastery Saint MIchel de Frigolet (45km/28miles)

  • Pick up at 9am directly at your hotel in Avignon  (or surrounding area), or in the surrounding area (within a radius of 25km from Avignon). We can adjust the pick-up time if necessary. Transfer to the village of Saint Rémy de Provence (30 mn) to begin your guided bike ride. There's a lovely Wednesday and Saturday morning market that covers the entire center of the village. In Saint Rémy you will be fitted with with a high-quality hybrid bicycle, a helmet, and a saddle bag. 

    The riding is mostly flat around the countryside of Saint Rémy, through a countryside of olive groves, isolated farmhouses, and cypress trees. There is a 1.5km hill before reaching the Monastery of Saint Michel de Frigolet, where we can pause at length for a picnic lunch (not included). If you'd rather have a restaurant lunch, there are plenty of options along the cycling route (to be discussed with your guide: not included).  After lunch return to Saint Rémy by bike, finishing our loop, and transfer back to Avignon around 5pm.

  • THE RIDE
    The total ride is 45km / 28 miles, mostly flat with one hill of 1.5km along the way (it's possible to dismount and walk along this section if necessary).
    The ride is suitable for beginner riders.
    There's the possibility of using E-bikes to make the riding easier (with a small supplement)

YOU WILL NEED

DO NOT FORGET TO BRING

  • Comfortable gym clothes are sufficient or you can choose to wear bicycle-specific clothing (bib-shorts and a cycling jersey) 
  • Wind/Rain jacket in case of wind, bad wether that can be store in your backpack (recommended)
  • Running shoes for the flat pedals
  • Sun hat, sun protection (hat, sun cream)
  • Bottle of water
  • Rain-wind jacket in case of bad weather or mistral wind, that can be stored in your saddle bag (recommended)
  • Picnic (at your expense - not included)
  • SELF GUIDED TOUR : The rates and supplements are per person 
  • GUIDED DAY - A fixed rate: the price is the same from 1 to 4 participants with one guide 
     The rate for the guided day remains the same no matter if you are 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 persons 
  • BOTH are subject to availability
  • Go to the TRIP INFO section below :
    - to check the minimum person BASIS of this trip
    - to check the single room ( 1 pers. ) supplement
    - if you're travelling SOLO: please contact us

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Choose your level of comfort according to your wish & budget !

> For a single room ( 1 pers. ) a single supplement will be charged
> See in our TRIP INFO section
> Keep in mind that your trip is always subject to availability

The rates are per person, on a 2 pers. basis and subject to availability

  • Most prices are based on a 2-person booking ( with shared accommodation for a hotel)
  • You will be able to select the exact number of traveller(s) when completing your reservation form
  • If you're travelling SOLO : please contact us
  • Provence is hilly, and most of the prettiest villages are “hilltop”, meaning you have to climb to get there...
  • Our E-bike becomes a WONDERFUL COMPROMISE: while still pedaling, you can access to a perched village without being a great cyclist. You can also accompany a more athletic spouse or friend
  • Have a look at our E-bike section 
  • Rates : per E-bike 
  • Repatriation insurance : applicable for all clients visiting the Europe-Schengen region that includes France
  • Rate : for a maximum trip of 1 week = 7 days
    Supplement for a trip above 7 days
  • See the insurance contract here 

GUIDED DAY TOUR RATES

  • The rates are for a private guided day cycling tour (maximum 4 guests)
  • You can book this guided day walk as from 1 guests and maximum 4
  • We guarantee the private tour within 2 working days

INCLUDED

  • 9AM: Transfer from Avignon (or 25km surrounding area) to St Rémy
  • 5PM: Return transfer from St Rémy to Avignon (or 25km surrounding area)
  • Guided loop bike ride from St Rémy to the monastery St Michel de Frigolet 
  • A private English and French speaking guide 
  • Hybrid bike rental, helmet & saddle bag 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals, Drinks
  • Insurance
  • Entrance fees into museums
  • Items of personal nature

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