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Provence Epicure (7-days) Self guided
Breath-taking sights of the Mont Ventoux or the lovely hills of the Vaucluse with the famous wine-growing area Cote du Rhone. Idyllic villages on the way and singular sights render this tour to a longlasting memory. Discover the very original and enjoying side of the Provence. You will get enthusiastic about this diverse cycletour.
The tours lead through the varying landscapes of Provence. The route is planned to lead almost always on side streets with low traffic. This is an easy and diverting tour with only short simple ascents. Therefore this tour suites for beginners or persons with low a training level.
Included in your cycling tour:
Not included (payable on site)
You can select between either a 7-gear-bike with back brake or a 21-gear-bike (85 EUR) or electric bike (189 EUR). Please specify your wish at booking. Each bike will be provided with a saddlebags. You can take your own bikes on our tour, but keep in mind that our bikes are optimally provided for the conditions of the routes and we include a bike insurance.
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We also offer other Cycling Tours through Europe.
Day 1: Arrival at Orange Orange is a city with marvellous buildings dating back to the Romans. The spectacular theatre and the triumph arc are historic witnesses of this epoch. The old town breathes the charm of the Provence with its small shops and cafés. One overnight in Orange
Day 2: Orange – Châteauneuf du Pape – Orange approx. 45 km After breakfast start to the first roundtrip to the world wide famous wine-growing town. Chateau-neuf-du-Pape. Here one of the most full bodied red wines of Provence is grown. The vineyards were cultivated by the popes, who had their second residence in the region. Via Courthezon (medieval fortress) today's tour leads back to Orange. Further night in Orange
Day 3: Orange – Vaison-la-Romaine approx. 45 km In full view of the mighty mountain Mont Ventoux you cycle through the vineyards of the Cote du Rhone to the historical town Vaison-la-Romaine, with many antiques. Especially worth visiting are the ruins of the old Roman town as well as the Roman church Notre Dame de Nazareth. One overnight in Vaison-la-Romaine
Day 4. Tag Vaison-la-Romaine round trip (approx. 26 km) On Tuesday there is a wonderful market during the morning. Explore the market of Vaison- la-Romaine and enjoy the culinary variety of the region. In the afternoon you have enough time to cycle a short round trip to the typical small villages with medieval architecture. Further night in Vaison-la-Romaine
Day 5: Vaison-la-Romaine – L ́Isle-sur-la-Sorgue approx. 55 km You cycle to Sablet and Gigondas. Both villages are really well-known for the vine-culture. Afterwards you cycle to Carpentras – best-known for strawberries and Berlingots (sweet candy). Today you will see the famous spring Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, one of the most spectacular nature monuments of France. On small roads you cycle to the small town L ́Isle- sur-la-Sorgue. For a long time the regional artisans used the water power of the small river Sorgue. Little water-wheels, the plane trees on the banks and numerous antique shops invite for a little stroll. One overnight in L ́Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
Day 6: L ́Isle-sur-la-Sorgue – Avignon approx. 45 km We follow the valley of the branching river Sorgue. On the way you have the opportunity to visit the grotto of Thouzon, the only public accessible stalactite cavern of the Provence. Along the Durance and on tranquil roads you reach the centre of Avignon. Take the opportunity of an idyllic stroll through the old town and visit the Popes palace. One overnight in Avignon
Day 7: Avignon – Orange, approx. 35 km and individual Departure On small roads along the Rhone you leave Avignon and you reach Orange around noon. One overnight in Orange. After cycling individual Departure.
Tours marked with are special prices.
|Start||End||Max. No. Guests||Accommodation||Price p.p.|
|Sep 24 2022||Sep 30 2022||-||Single rooms||999€|
|Oct 01 2022||Oct 07 2022||-||Single rooms||999€|
|Oct 08 2022||Oct 14 2022||-||Single rooms||959€|
|Oct 15 2022||Oct 21 2022||-||Single rooms||959€|
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