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Provence Lavender (8-day) Self Guided
Discover Provence when the purple blossoms of Lavender are everywhere! The awesome flavour and the unique play of colours is a really special highlight. You cycle through one of the biggest lavender regions of Provence. Enjoy the blossoms and the picturesque coulisse around mountain Mont Ventoux. Along the way there are lots of beautiful small villages and places of interest. This is a tour for people who love France and unique nature and culture. You will be fascinated.
Level 2 (medium exhausting)
You can select between either a 7-gear-bike with hand brake or a 21-gear-bike (89 EUR) or electric bike (199 EUR). Please specify your wish at the booking. Each bike will be provided with a saddlebag and frontbag per room. 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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Slow Tours offers a range of Cycling tours in Europe
Day 1: Arrival at Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Individual arrival to Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. The small old town on an island in Sorgue is really famous for the range of antique shops and the old romantic water wheels. One overnight in L ́Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
Day 2: Isle-sur-la-Sorgue – Vaison-la-Romaine, approx. 55-60 km Through wide agricultural fields you cycle to past Carpentras to the former main town of Comtat Venaissin. Behind Beaumes-de-Venise you pass the "Denteeles des Montmirail and cycle to the old romans town Vaison-la-Romaine. One overnight in Vaison-la-Romaine
Day 3: Vaison-la-Romaine – Sault, approx. 60 km In the morning by transfer to Vaison la Romaine, afterwards bike tour via the villages Brantes and Montbrun-les-Bains to the plateau of d ́Albion. You pass beautiful lavender fields before you reach the small town Sault. One overnight in Sault
Day 4: Loop tour around Sault, approx. 60 km You drive via the picturesque villages of Mollans and Montrun-les-Bains to the Plateau d'Albion and through the magnificent lavender fields to the lavender capital of Sault. Here you have a wonderful view of the purple lavender country below Mont Ventoux
Day 5: Sault – Apt / surroundings, approx. 60 km You should visit the market in Sault in the morning. Afterwards you continue through dreamy villages and the nature park Luberon to Apt, homeland of candied fruits. One overnight in Apt or surrounding
Day 6: Loop tour around Luberon, approx. 45 -55 km The wonderful towns Bonnieux, Boux and Saignon are on this challinging route through the Luberon before you come back to Apt. Those guests who prefer a more comfortable tour start to Gargas. For those who prefer a more confortable tour start to Gargas, where you'll find the last working ochre quarry in France...Further night in Apt or surrounding
Day 7: Apt / surroundings – Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, approx. 50 km You pass the wonderful village Roussillon, it was a long time the centre of the ochre pit. Afterwards you pass the town Gordes to the famous spring Fontaine-de-Vaucluse. One overnight in L ́Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
Day 8: Individual departure The tour ends after breakfast. Individual return journey.
Tours marked with are special prices.
|Start||End||Max. No. Guests||Accommodation||Price p.p.|
|Jun 19 2022||Jun 26 2022||-||Single rooms||1,139€|
|Jun 26 2022||Jul 03 2022||-||Single rooms||1,139€|
|Jul 03 2022||Jul 10 2022||-||Single rooms||1,139€|
|Jul 10 2022||Jul 17 2022||-||Single rooms||1,139€|
|Jul 17 2022||Jul 24 2022||-||Single rooms||1,139€|
|Jul 24 2022||Jul 31 2022||-||Single rooms||1,139€|
|Jul 31 2022||Aug 07 2022||-||Single rooms||1,139€|
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
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]