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PRIVATE GUIDED CYCLING DAY TRIP - Easy - Isle sur Sorgue to the Luberon

PRIVATE GUIDED CYCLING DAY TRIP - Easy - Isle sur Sorgue to the Luberon

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The bike ride starts in the charming town of Isle sur la Sorgue, antiques capital of Provence, and made a tiny island by emerald waters of the Sorgue river. Completely flat, the scenic bike ride heads into a countryside of farmhouses, orchards and vineyards, on tiny country roads with very little traffic, and far from the tourist crowds.

Your expert guide will lead you to the sleepy village of Le Thor (Saturday morning market) before circling towards the town of Pernes les Fontaines for lunch (Saturday morning market): a pretty village adorned with magnificent fountains and scenic squares. Wine tasting on the way in a small family-run wine estate. And with the Mistral winds at your back you make your way back to Isle sur la Sorgue to finish your loop. If you have time, tasting of typical delicatessen of Provence in Isle.

  • Departure: 9AM at the bike shop in Isle sur la Sorgue
  • Return: Around 5PM in Isle sur la Sorgue

  • Rate : the published rate is for 4 participants with one guide
    Please contact us if you are less than 4 persons
  • 4 participants: 180€ per person
    3 participants: 210€ per person
    2 participants: 270€ per person

 

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  • The beautiful town of Isle sur la Sorgue
  • Completely flat riding, in the heart of the Luberon countryside
  • The charming medieval town of Pernes les Fontaine
  • Off the beaten tourist-track 
  • The famous Sat. morning market in Le Thor & Pernes
  • 1 delicious picnic or restaurant lunch included
  • 1 wine tasting (on opening days)
  • 1 delicatessen tasting (on opening days)

Day 1

    • Distance :
    • 33 km
    • Elevation :
    • + 60m
      - 60m

The Luberon countryside, vineyards and orchards

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  • LOOP ride: Isle > Pernes > Velleron > Isle (17 miles)
  • 9am : meet your guide at the bike shop in Isle sur la Sorgue
  • Thursday & Sunday (big one!) are the morning market days in Isle sur Sorgue! Make sure to enjoy its great ambiance before you meet your guide and start your day !  
  • The bike ride starts in the charming town of Isle sur la Sorgue, antiques capital of Provence, famous for its a superb Sunday-morning market. Its quays are lined with ancient waterwheels, and the whole village is made a tiny island by emerald waters of the Sorgue river, circling completely around it.  

    After the town’s picturesque streets, we ride into the heart of the countryside. Quickly the town gives way to farmland: ancient farmhouses are set by apple and pear orchards, while table grapes are grown here too. Completely off the beaten-path, and devoid of hills, your guide will lead you on tiny country roads with very little traffic.

    You reach the sleepy village of Le Thor (Saturday morning market) with its impressive belfry. A top for a café by the Sorgue river? Continuing in the Provençal countryside you then reach the town of Pernes les Fontaines for lunch: a pretty village adorned with magnificent fountains and scenic squares. 

    Wine tasting in a wine estate on the way (on opening days)And with your bellies full and the Mistral winds at your back, you make your way back to Isle sur la Sorgue to finish your loop. A delicatessen-tasting is included in Isle sur la Sorgue (on opening days).

  • 5pm : End of your guided day in Isle

  • Included :
    - 1 guide for the day
    - 1 Hybrid bike rental
    - 1 picnic or restaurant lunch
    -  1 WINE tasting (on opening days) 
    -  1 DELICATESSEN tasting (on opening days) 

  • OPTIONAL
    - 1 E-bike with supplement = see our EXTENSION section

  • THE RIDE

    The ride is 33km long in total, flat, and almost exclusively on small country roads with no traffic.  
    There's the possibility of using E-bikes to make the riding even 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) 
  • small comfortable backpack
  • Wind/Rain jacket in case of wind/bad weather that can be stored in your backpack (recommended)
  • Running shoes for the flat pedals
  • Sun hat, sun protection (hat, sun cream)
  • Bottle of water
  • SELF GUIDED TOUR : 
    - The rates are per person, based on a double-bedded room (1 bed) 
    - Sup for a twin-bedded room (2 beds) in some hotels 
  • 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
Treat yourself and go for the E-BIKE option !
  • 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 person /  per E-bike 

GUIDED DAY TOUR RATES

  • The rates are for a private guided day cycling tour 
  • You can book this guided day walk as from 4 guests 
  • We confirm your reservation within 2 working days

INCLUDED

  • 9AM: Meeting in Isle sur la Sorgue
  • 5PM: End of the day in Isle sur la Sorgue
  • 1 English and French-speaking cycling guide 
  • 1 Hybrid bike rental - helmet included
  • 1 lunch picnic or restaurant
  • 1 Wine tasting ( on opening days)
  • 1 delicatessen tasting ( on opening days)

NOT INCLUDED

  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Insurance
  • Items of personal nature
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