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FULL DAY 9AM TO 5PM

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

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

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We meet and then begin our ride in the picturesque village of Isle sur la Sorgue, with its antique market, ancient waterwheels, and cafés set on its emerald waters.

Along seldom used roads we climb to the village of La Roque sur Pernes, hidden in the hills, surrounded by forests and cherry orchards. The route remains up in the hills, off the beaten-track, with magnificent views of the plains.

We reach the village of Vénasque, a village perched high above the valley, and listed among the most beautiful villages in France. We spend time exploring the village and having lunch. Wine tasting on the way in a small family-run wine estate. Return to Isle sur la Sorgue for a tasting of typical delicatessen of Provence.

  • Departure: 9AM at the bike shop in Isle sur Sorgue
  • Return: Around 5PM in Isle sur 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 stunning village of Isle sur la Sorgue and its waterwheels
  • A route off the beaten-track 
  • The cherry orchards and forests of the Monts du Vaucluse 
  • The famous Sunday morning market in Isle
  • Lunch included in the medieval village of Vénasque
  • 1 wine tasting (on opening days)
  • 1 delicatessen tasting (on opening days)

Day 1

    • Distance :
    • 40 km
    • Elevation :
    • + 650m
      - 650m

Lost villages of the Luberon

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  • LOOP ride: Isle > Venasque > Pernes > Isle (25miles)

  • 9am : meet your guide at the bike shop in l'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 !  
  • We meet and then begin our ride in the picturesque village of Isle sur la Sorgue, with its antique market, ancient waterwheels, and cafés set on its emerald waters. We spend time  admiring the village (renowned Thursday and Sunday markets) before climbing on a seldom-used road.

    We wind upwards, high above the valley, to reach the village of La Roque sur Pernes, hidden in the hills, surrounded by forests and cherry orchards, and crowned by its restored 11th century castle. The route remains up in the hills, off the beaten-track, with magnificent views of the plains, and picturesque countryside the entire way.

    We reach the village of Vénasque, a village perched high above the valley, and listed among the most beautiful villages in France. We spend time exploring Vénasque and having lunch there (included).

    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 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 total ride is 40km,  and is geared towards fit riders who are able to tackle sutained climbs (there's very little flat in this itinerary). 
    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 weather that can be stored in your backpack (recommended)
  • a small collapsible backpack 
  • 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

Sup per period
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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 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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