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Provence Lavender (8-day) Self Guided

  • 8days
  • France

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Provence Lavender Self-guided Cycling Tour

Experience Provence at the very moment when the violet blossoms of the lavender bush unfold in their full splendour. The beguiling scent and the unique play of colours in the large lavender fields are a very special experience. On this tour you will cycle through one of the largest lavender areas in Provence, enjoy the play of the blossoms in the wind and the picturesque scenery around Mont Ventoux. Along the way, there are numerous pretty little towns and many a sight to discover. A trip for France lovers and friends of unique nature and culture. You will be thrilled.

Tour Character: Level 3 moderate

This is an ambitious bike tour for experienced cyclists. There are stages as in Tuscany awaiting you. Day 3 and day 6 are with longer stages, but lavender fields, beautiful views and awesome downhill routes are compensating for the efforts. You cycle along small roads with less traffic.

Included in this tour:

  • 7 nights accomodation in 2* and 3* hotels
  • Breakfast 
  • Personal welcome briefing 
  • Carefully elaborated route
  • Detailed travel documents
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • GPS-Track data available
  • Rental bike insurance
  • Service-hotline

Not included (payable on site)

  • Arrival and departure, costs for parking, city tax, transfers, optional sightseeings, city maps,
  • Travel Insurance and costs of the private requirements.
  • Bike rental
  • Extra nights
  • Transfers

Parking/ Arrival:

  • Fly to Marseille. Take the train (TGV) from Marseille airport to the main train station of L´Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. Good rail connection, Duration approx. 1 h. Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is well-connected by train.
  • Free parking is available at the arrival hotel, no reservation possible.

Notes:

  • Extra night in L ́Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: From 85 EUR p.p (double) or 140 EUR (single)
  • This tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility
  • Departures Sundays from June to August

If you would like to rent a 7-21 gear bike (99 EUR), Premium 30 gear bike (159 EUR) or E-Bike (259 EUR), please contacts [email protected] when booking

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  • 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.

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Jun 16 2024 Jun 23 2024 8 Single rooms 1,378€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 23 2024 Jun 30 2024 8 Single rooms 1,378€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 30 2024 Jul 07 2024 8 Single rooms 1,378€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 07 2024 Jul 14 2024 8 Single rooms 1,378€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 14 2024 Jul 21 2024 8 Single rooms 1,378€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 21 2024 Jul 28 2024 8 Single rooms 1,378€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 28 2024 Aug 04 2024 8 Single rooms 1,378€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 04 2024 Aug 11 2024 8 Single rooms 1,378€
Double rooms 1,099€

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

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