Bike tours in provence
Enjoy your self guided cycling holidays in Provence.
- We organize the trip for you : hotel booking, bag transfers, bike rental. You have then the freedom to enjoy your biking in Provence at your own pace.
- We provide you with a complete Roadbook and detailed cycling itineraries/maps. If you have your own GPS device, you can also ask for our GPS files.
- We can arrange for you a tailor-made private cycling tours in France !
Here is a TYPICAL PROVENCE CYCLING DAY with us on a SELF GUIDED holiday :
- Day 1 : Welcome to Provence !
. BIKE DELIVERY : your bike is delivered at your 1st hotel, at the latest by 6pm. For an E-bike, we arrange a short brief on it.
. CYCLING ROUTE : Always prepare your biking day one day ahead
. ACCOMMODATION : You can choose from Simple to Prestige accommodations.
- Day 2 : After breakfast, you are ready to go for your first day of your Provence cycling tour !
. BAGS : Before leaving, make sure to leave your bags at the hotel reception at the latest at 10am.
. LUNCH & DINNER : You have restaurant advice for lunch and dinner in your roadbook.
. YOUR BIKING ROUTE : Follow the instructions and highlighted road map in the roadbook. Even easier to follow the GPS for those who have already uploaded the cycling GPS files !
. 24H TRIP ASSISTANCE in case of problem
- END OF YOUR BIKE TOUR in Provence
Leave your bike and gears (helmet, panniers) locked at your last hotel.
If you look at a map of Provence, there are so many thing to do in Provence :
a cycling wine tasting holiday, a bike riding in Provence around the Pont du Gard aqueduct.
And finally, cycling up Mont Ventoux, the cyclists Everest !
Here are the MAJOR INTERESTING CYCLING regions of Provence :
The famous LUBERON VILLAGES
You enjoy Luberon biking from one perched village to the next, cycling in Provence seldom-used roads! The Luberon mountains have much to offer to the cyclists : small roads lined with thyme, vineyards, fruit orchards and truffle oaks.
The « must » villages and the « must » rides in the Luberon roads are the perched Gordes and the Abbaye de Senanque, Lacoste, Fontaine de Vaucluse, Roussillon, Ménerbes and Bonnieux.
VAN GOGH ALPILLES MOUNTAINS roads
The Alpilles are famous for being Van Gogh Provence. Van Gogh spent more than a year in the town of St Remy, that then became an artist town. The landscape is swept by the Mistral winds, olive groves highlighten by the intense sunny Provence weather. The medieval perched village of Les Baux de Provence is one of the highlight, as well as the genuine small villages of Maussane, Eygalieres, Fontvieille, Graveson, Maussane and Boulbon
PROVENCE WINEYARDS and the CYCLING WINE TOUR of PROVENCE
The capital of the Cotes du Rhone wines is Avignon. And Provence is famous for the vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape, and the wine road of Gigondas and Vacqueyras. It is a unique experience to enjoy a cycling holidays in Provence on roads carpeted of vines. Don’t miss the Chateauneuf du Pape wineries to visit !
LAVENDER bike in PROVENCE
Cycling through the Lavender fields of Provence is a outstanding experience. The booming season being between mid June and mid July. The plateaus around Sault and Valensole lavenders turn a deep purple and release the fine perfume of lavender. Your Provence lavender tour is also on the roads of the Luberon and Mont Ventoux, with lavender patches every now and then.
Cycling Pont du Gard aqueduct
Go for a relaxed and fun cycling trip in Provence around the famous Pont du gard aqueduct to the Van Gogh Alpilles mountains. Discover the lovely towns of Uzes, and experience our COOKING AND CYCLING : FROM PONT DU GARD AQUEDUCT TO VAN GOGH'S ALPILLES MOUNTAINS
Camargue : Natural park and wild horses of Camargue
The wild region of Camargue on Provence cycling routes starts from the beautiful Roman Arles to the Gipsy Saintes Maries de la mer by the Med sea. You cycle in unique sceneries : tens of thousands of pink flamingos, wild horses of Camargue, bulls wandering in this marshland paradise.
- our easy cycling trip FREEWHEELING FROM ARLES TO WILD CAMARGUE & FLAMINGOES
- or our MODERATE biking trip CYCLING FROM VENTOUX TO THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA
Mont Ventoux challenge : cycling up Mont Ventoux
The Mont Ventoux summit is definitely THE challenge of any good bikers. The Mont Ventoux climb is the ultimate Everest of every cyclists ! You can choose from our various Mont Ventoux cycling trips :
- MONT VENTOUX CYCLING SHORTBREAK
- CYCLING PROVENCE AND MT VENTOUX IN 5 DAYS
- or PROVENCE CHALLENGE: CYCLING FROM THE PONT DU GARD TO THE VENTOUX SUMMIT
- Or just add the Giant of Provence to our trip CYCLING FROM VENTOUX TO THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA