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Arles to Avignon 8-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 2

  • 8days
  • France

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Self-guided Cycling Tour Roman sites & Van Gogh landscapes

In this tour you have the possibility to explore by bike the southern part of France. Historically, Provence was important to the Celts, Greeks and Romans, which added to the layers of Provencal life, while in more modern times the Provence landscape inspired artists like Van Gogh and Cézanne. You’ll cycle along quiet roads with breathtaking scenery and discover many delightful hilltop villages, among vineyards and orchards. Then you’ll enter the Camargue region, a dramatic river delta, home to flamingos, wild horses and countless bird species. You’ll find it difficult not to fall in love with these landscapes!

Tour character: Level 2

Easy to Moderate: some days flat, others with some hills. Suitable for everyone with some cycling experience and a few physical condition.

Included in the Provence Cycling Tour:

  • 7-nights hotel accommodation in mostly 2* and 3* (3* and 4* available on request)
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transportation
  • Welcome briefing in English
  • Route descriptions & maps
  • Entrance to Pont du Gard
  • Hotel taxes
  • 7-day Hotline service

Departure:

  • Saturdays only

If you would like to hire a bike 85 EUR or e-bike 195 EUR or helmet 15 EUR, please contact our office when booking [email protected]

Departure Saturdays

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  • Day 1

    Arles.

    Individual arrival in Arles, the city of diabolical 'ferias', muse of artists and poets, known for its rich ancient and Romanesque heritage.

  • Day 2

    Arles – Aigues-Mortes 65 km

    Leave the city and go into the delta of the Rhône, better known as “Camargue”, where nature still prevails over civilization. You will cycle among cane fields, salt lakes, flamingos, horses and bulls. You will stop in Saintes-Maries-de-la- Mer, and then continue towards the medieval fortress of Aigues-Mortes.

  • Day 3

    Aigues-Mortes – Nîmes 40 km

    Back to civilization. Following streets with low traffic you reach the populated centre of Nîmes: rich in art and history, it is also called the “Rome of France”, but it also reminds Spain with its arenas and bullfighting.

  • Day 4

    Nîmes – Uzès 45 km

    After a tour of the city, surrounded by its Roman past, you will cycle up to the best preserved Roman aqueduct in Europe: Pont du Gard, a truly spectacular work. Refresh yourself with a bath on the banks of the river Gard before reaching Uzès.

  • Day 5

    Uzès – Avignon 50 km

    Riding through gentle hills, today you will reach the capital of Provence, a real open air museum. Avignon was a papal city for nearly a century and here seven popes decided, in 1300, the destiny of the Christian Church. Before the arrival, stop at the beautiful ancient village of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon.

  • Day 6

    Avignon – Châteauneuf-du-Pape – Avignon 45 km

    You will cycle towards Châteauneuf-du-Pape, following low- traffic roads and surrounded by vineyards. You cross the river Rhône at the height of Roquemaure and come back in Villeneuve along the Rhône banks.

  • Day 7

    Avignon – Arles 60 km

    After leaving the Palace of the Popes, you will cycle again to close the tour returning to Arles. Along the way, you cannot miss a stop at the famous Saint- Rémi-de-Provence and Les-Baux-de- Provence, well-known places throughout the world thanks to Van Gogh.

  • Day 8

    Arles.

    After breakfast, end of services.

    Due to organisational reasons, weather conditions or provisions issued by local authorities, the itinerary may be subject to some changes before and/or during the holiday. Along the way you may find temporary deviations (for example road works) which cannot be foreseen: in this case each rider can decide autonomously how to deal with these stretches.

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Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Apr 04 2020 Apr 11 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€
Apr 11 2020 Apr 18 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€
Apr 18 2020 Apr 25 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€
Apr 25 2020 May 02 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€
May 02 2020 May 09 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€
May 09 2020 May 16 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€
May 16 2020 May 23 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€
May 23 2020 May 30 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
May 30 2020 Jun 06 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Jun 06 2020 Jun 13 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Jun 13 2020 Jun 20 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Jun 20 2020 Jun 27 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Jun 27 2020 Jul 04 2020 8 Single rooms 1,030€
Double rooms 805€
Jul 04 2020 Jul 11 2020 8 Single rooms 1,030€
Double rooms 805€
Jul 11 2020 Jul 18 2020 8 Single rooms 1,030€
Double rooms 805€
Jul 18 2020 Jul 25 2020 8 Single rooms 1,030€
Double rooms 805€
Jul 25 2020 Aug 01 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Aug 01 2020 Aug 08 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Aug 08 2020 Aug 15 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Aug 15 2020 Aug 22 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Aug 22 2020 Aug 29 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Aug 29 2020 Sep 05 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Sep 05 2020 Sep 12 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Sep 12 2020 Sep 19 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Sep 19 2020 Sep 26 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Sep 26 2020 Oct 03 2020 8 Single rooms 990€
Double rooms 765€
Oct 03 2020 Oct 10 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€
Oct 10 2020 Oct 17 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€
Oct 17 2020 Oct 24 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€
Oct 24 2020 Oct 31 2020 8 Single rooms 920€
Double rooms 695€

Car rental in France

If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.

Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote

Paris Theatres

Shows in English in Paris: Paris offers a wide variety of shows accessible to English-speakers. One-man shows, classic & modern theatre, musicals, cabarets and more are all performed in the city every night. You can get the full programme of shows in Paris to fit your city break dates by emailing [email protected]

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