8 days/7 nights, with 6 days cycling


Any start date between April 1 to October 31

We recommend you to start your trip on a Monday so that you can see the provencal market in Vaison la romaine held every tuesday


45 km daily average (30 miles)

Some hills every day of minor to moderate difficulty. Extra km possible


Classic Accommodation:   US$1820  

Single Supplement:

US$520

            
Casual/B&B
Accom
modation:   US$1610    

Single Supplement:

US$370

 
Luxe Accommodation:   US$2980

Single Supplement:

US$810 

  


  • 7 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 2 dinners
  • Luggage transfers
  • Use of a high quality performance hybrid or road bike and accessories
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  • We require that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
  • Comprehensive Tour Details with detailed pre-trip information
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Personal meet & greet with our local Area Manager
  • Area manager available on call throughout the tour
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You start in Vaison-la-Romaine, a delightful town snuggled in green hills in the heart of Provence.

Vaison lies about 650 km southeast of Paris, due east of Orange.

Access is via either Avignon or Orange. Both can be reached via the TGV (the high speed rail network of France) and are only a three to four hour journey from Paris.

These towns can also be reached by air or from other gateway cities such as Marseille, Lyon or Nice. Transfer to Vaison is via public or private transportation.

We’ll provide you with detailed instructions.

The tour ends in Isle sur la sorgue.

Randonnée Tours

France

Provence Cycling 8 Days
Cycling in Northern Provence is a sensual experience. As you move slowly through the landscape smell the wild thyme and rosemary. Stop to admire the texture of olive trees against old stone walls. Taste fresh chèvre mingled with piquant tapenade. Listen to the splash of fountains in village squares lined with rustling plane trees. Cycle slowly and savour !
 

Hotel Le Burrhus, Vaison-La-Romaine

This hotel overlooks a pretty square right in the heart of Vaison. The hotel has been recently renovated, and often hosts art exhibits in the hotel’s lounges.
Located in city center

 

L’Hermitage, Pernes-les-Fontaines

A charming hotel in a former family mansion, set in grounds with 100-year old trees. There are lovely gardens and a large swimming pool.
Located 2 km from city center

 

Hotel Les Romarins, Gordes

A charming boutique hotel with views over Gordes, and an inviting pool and gardens.  The town is only a five minute walk away.
Located 500 m from city center

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Mas de Cure Bourse, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

This 18th Century property has been carefully renovated and is one of the most charming in Provence.  The proprietors are helpful and friendly and the grounds and pool are very inviting.

Located 4 km from city center

 

 

Hotel Beffroi, Vaison-La-Romaine

Located in the medieval village, this chateau features lovely gardens and a pool.  It is in one of the most beautiful 16th century mansions in the Old City of Vaison; you can enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside.
Located 500 m from city center

Le Crillon le Brave, Crillon

Located in a tiny hillside village, it is surrounded by vineyards, olive trees and lavender fields. This hotel is listed by Travel and Leisure as one of the top 500 hotels in the world.
Located in city center

La Bastide de Gordes & Spa, Gordes

With incredible views, this 4-star hotel is an extraordinary property, built in levels with pool, dining terraces and lawns.  Rooms are large and exquisitely appointed.
Located in city center

Mas de Cure Bourse, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue *Classic Inn

This 18th Century property has been carefully renovated and is one of the most charming in Provence.  The proprietors are helpful and friendly and the grounds and pool are very inviting.

Located 4 km from city center

L' Evêché, Vaison-La-Romaine

This is a huge house, but the proprietors only rent out five rooms to spend more time with their guests.  There are great views of the old town and the castle, and each of the rooms is individually decorated.
Located 500 m from city center

Saint Barthelemy, Pernes-les-Fontaines

St Barthélémy is a delightfully restored 18th  century farmhouse set in shaded parkland by a small stream and  waterfall.  The comfortable rooms are furnished in Provençal style.  Large breakfasts include home-made pastries and jams.
Located 2 km from city center

Le Mas des Oliviers, Gordes

Situated on the hillside, there is a magnificent view on the massif of Luberon. Guests can enjoy the swimming-pool, a game of table tennis, or just relax in the garden.
Located 6 km from city center

Mas de Cure Bourse, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue *Classic Inn

This 18th Century property has been carefully renovated and is one of the most charming in Provence.  The proprietors are helpful and friendly and the grounds and pool are very inviting.

Located 4 km from city center

 

"We thought your service was really excellent. The Crillon Le Brave was excellent, beautiful room and a very good service. The tour could have been slightly longer rides but there was always extra loop options to keep you busy. It is a beautiful country for cycling and we did not find the hills too hard"

- K Tracey


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