4 days/3 nights
longer options available

Start any date between April 1 and October 31

Cycling and walking are the activities available for this Short Escape

Rides: 13 to 60 km (8 to 38 miles)
Walks: 3 hours average

Your Route Descriptions will provide you with information on distances and terrain and you can choose each day which ride or walk to take

The terrain is moderately hilly, but there are options for rides with climbs or flatter routes

Vaison-la-Romaine and Beaune Short Escapes are our easiest biking choices

Classic Accommodation: US$865

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  • 3 nights hotels
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  • We require that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
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  • 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 (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.

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Vaison Short Escape Cycling & Walking 4 Days
Select the ultimate destination to sample the best of Provence. Vaison-la-Romaine was chosen by the Romans as their favourite location in the region, and the local charm and colour have not faded. Explore superb Roman ruins in the old town. Wander among the maze of narrow streets in the medieval quarter, which culminates in a dramatic ruined castle. Enjoy one of the best markets, held every Tuesday morning, and relax in cafés on squares lined by plane trees. Then head out into the surrounding countryside for superb bike rides to Côtes-du-Rhône wine routes and walks into the Dentelles de Montmirail mountains and along the flanks of Mont Ventoux.


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; the owners are very friendly and there is dedicated garage for bike storage. Straight Talk: Rooms are smallish and aren’t completely sound-proofed, but we have often stayed here and enjoyed.


Hotel Beffroi, Vaison-La-Romaine

Located in the medieval village, this chateau features lovely gardens, a restaurant 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.

L' Evêché, Vaison-La-Romaine

A luxurious B&B located in the haute village with just five guest rooms, this property was once owned by the bishop of Vaison. There are great views of the old town and the castle, and lively Vaison with great restaurants is a stroll away.

"The inn was lovely, I have a lot of experience at picking out nice accommodation, so "meeting my expectations" is high praise. The overall experience is excellent. We only wish we had more days to explore the area; you supplied us with enough cycling and walking tours to fill a week."

- M. Ellen

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