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Provence and the Ventoux CPV

Visiting: France
Tour Duration 8 Days
  • Mont Ventoux
  • Provence cycling
  • Tour Style: Classic
  • Tour Type: Small Groups
  • Tour Comfort: Standard
  • Cycling Grade: Challenging to Tough
 

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Tough Cycling Tour In Provence

Join us on a challenging cycling tour following some of the Tour de France's famous hill climbs over the hills of the Luberon and to the top of Mont Ventoux. We discover the landscape that inspired Van Gogh, visit ancient vineyards and hilltop villages. Sample some of the regions gastronomic highlights along the way.

Tour Highlights

  • Mont Ventoux - Cycle up the legendary Tour de France mountain
  • Food and wine - Sample wines such as Chateauneuf du Pape and the region's gastronomic highlights along the way
  • Orange - Discover the superb Roman Theatre
  • St-Remy-de-Provence - A delightful market town at the foot of the Alpilles mountain range and one time home to Vincent Van Gogh
  • Cycle the Luberon - Pretty villages and the Col de Murs warm up climb

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour Avignon train station

  • 2
    Explore Orange and Chateuneuf du Pape by bike

  • 3
    Cycle through vineyards and countryside to Carpentras

  • 4
    In Carpentras and/or optional rides

  • 5
    Optional cycle ride up Mount Ventoux

  • 6
    Cycle to St.Remy de Provence

  • 7
    Optional circular cycle ride to La Montagnette and Les Baux en Provence

  • 8
    Tour ends Avignon train station

Tour notes

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Why Book this tour
Unlike many other operators, we include the hire of your bike in the overall cost of the holiday: you don't need to bring your own or pay extra to hire one locally. We also provide a support vehicle, spare parts and take care of day to day bike maintenance. All you need bring is your own helmet.
Included meals 7 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Train, Bicycle, Car
Accommodation
7 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Explore Tour Leader / Driver
Cycling Information
On this tour we cycle 430 km over six days (an average of 72 km per day). Four of the cycling days are circular routes and therefore optional. We mainly use quiet, undulating roads although there will be several steeper sections. Maps are provided to cycle individually or in groups and there is a support vehicle for emergencies. We have graded the route as challenging to tough.
Included Bike
21 gear Trek T10 Navigator hybrid bikes
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16