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Provence, Luberon and Côtes du Mont Ventoux


B17- light  Bike tour Avignon, Vaison-la-Romaine, Fontaine de Vaucluse, Luberon. Plus

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Provence Cycling Tour
Vaucluse, Mont Ventoux and Luberon, start in Avignon.

Light to medium holiday cycling tours of  6 - 9 days in ** and *** hotels and B&B's.

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  • Optional:  extra nights in any of the hotels of the package for a restday or an extra cycling day.
  • Light to medium stages. Flat to rolling countryside.
    If you prefer an "active" bike tour, surf to our B17 active plus package.
  • Shower/bath in room (en suite).
  • Starting days : any day of the week from April till November.
  • You can start this tour any day of the week.
  • Important group discounts for parties of  3 persons to 8 persons.


Start and end in Avignon, staying over in Roman and Medieval Vaison-la-Romaine.

If you prefer to avoid the traffic around Avignon, you can opt for a start in Cavaillon, at 25 kms from Avignon. Bike rental is from Cavaillon anyhow. For the packages starting in Cavaillon surf to our B17cav-light-plus-packages.

 
You can book these cycling trips with a wineries program if our guide is available.

Some pictures of the scenery

6, 7, 8 or 9 days, starting in Avignon. The Mont Ventoux in Vaucluse and Drome departments will be your campanion all along your trip. This huge mountain hides splendid places. Provencal villages as well as beautiful nature.

This cycling tour is medium or heavy if you would choose to climb the Mont Ventoux. Les Dentelles de MontmirailAvignon the cultural center of Provence, (street)theatre, music, a place of and for artists.

Vaison-la- Romaine (60,000 Romans lived there 2000 years ago as you will see by yourself).

Vaison has a medieval old city and famous market on tuesday morning.

You be cycling through Cote du Rhone Villages-wineyards all along your trip north of the Mont Ventoux.

You will cycle the canyon of the Gorges de la Nesque at the Southern side of the Mont Ventoux.

You'll visit Abbaye de Senanque.

On last day you will go into the Luberon and see the famous surging river Fontaine de Vaucluse where Petrarca  wrote his poems.

The tracks and the stages.

 

If you rent a bike, cycling starts in Cavaillon.

Packages Stages Prices plus

"Light" alternative packages  of this bike tour:

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B17-Standard, light package: stnd **  : all details B17

light If you prefer a very light bike tour starting in Avignon , you surf to our B17 very light standard package.

A summary of all our tours in Provence

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Packages Stages Prices


 B17  plus-light Plus package.   Bags transfers included. Basic rate: in €   p.p. in double room, sharing.
  2015 B&B Dinners Lunches  Basic rate Suppl. single room Solo all-in Bike rental
 B17  6 days 5 1 0 658 221 1065 76
 B17  7 days 6 1 0 781 264 1282 91
 B17  8 days 7 2 0 906 299 1485 106
 B17  9 days 8 2 0 1030 357 1699 121
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  Extra nights B&B Diner Lunch Price p.p. Suppl. route notes Suppl. single room Bike rental
 Avignon **+ B&B Yes No No 57 Free 39 14
 Saignon **+ pool Yes Yes No 67 Free 39 14
 Rustrel **+  B&B pool Yes No No 68 Free 54 14
 Vaison-la-Romaine **+
 B&B
Yes No No 60 Free 44 14
 Bedoin *** pool Yes Yes No 90 Free 41 14

Included:  all luggage transfers except from Avignon to and from Cavaillon (Bike rent in Cavaillon). 
Start and end in Avignon. Starting day: any day of the week. You can start in  Cavaillon and take the train or taxi (20km) to Cavaillon if you don't want to stay a night in Avignon.

Solo basic rate: 1,67 x basic rate p.p. double room sharing.

Dinners are included in Saignon and Bedoin. All other stages only Room and breakfast.

Not included: train/taxi from Avignon to and from Cavaillon, all beverages, bike rental, lunches (take away picknicks:  10-15 EURO).

Discount p.p. for groups and families
See terms and conditions of group discounts

Parties of  3 persons :   6 % p.p.
Parties of  4 persons : 10 % p.p.
Parties of  5 persons : 12 % p.p.
Parties of  6 persons : 13 % p.p.
Parties of  7 persons : 14 % p.p.
Parties of  8 persons : 15 % p.p.

 
 

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Packages Stages Prices

Packages

B17 Light stages - plus packages B17
6 days
B17
7 days
B17
8 days
B17
9 days
Avignon **+ day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1
Saignon **+ La Pyramide pool     day 2 day 2
Rustrel **+ pool       day 3
Roussillon ** pool   day 2 day 3 day 4
Carpentras ** Hotel de Fiacre day 2 day 3 day 4 day 5
Vaison-la-Romaine **+ day 3 day 4 day 5 day 6
Bedoin *** pool
Cycling in between the Côtes du Mont Ventoux vineyards.
day 4 day 5 day 6 day 7
Avignon **+
Cycling via Fontaine de Vaucluse back to Cavaillon and by train/taxi back to Avignon, sight seeing.
day 5 day 6 day 7 day 8
Leave after breakfast day 6 day 7 day 8 day 9


Packages Stages Prices

Track details

Stages Daily distances Elevation gains (cum.) Hotels Plus
Package
Arrival in Avignon 0 km 0 m ***  B&B
Avignon
By train/taxi to Cavaillon, if you need bike rental, and via Ménerbes to Saignon 45 km
+400m
slowly going up 
*** Chambre d'Hôtes
Saignon
Cycling from Saignon to St Saturnin-lès-Apt 27 or 37 km -250m +100m ** Saint Saturnin-lès-Apt
Cycling from St Saturnin-lès-Apt to Fontaine de Vaucluse (Via Gordes and Roussillon) 40 km
-150m *** Fontaine de Vaucluse
Cycling from Fontaine de Vaucluse to Vaison-la-Romaine via Beaumes-de-Venise and Gigondas 50 km
+100m *** Vaison-la-Romaine
Cycling from Vaison-la-Romaine via Malaucène to Bedoin 23 or 39 km
+250m
-100m
*** hotel
Bedoin
Cycling from Bedoin to Avignon 40 km
-250m ** hotel
Avignon


Les Baronnies and Mont  Ventoux

Pays de Sault near Aurel


Type of information we provide:
Folder with:   Michelin Map 332 LOCAL (scale 1:150 000  1 cm=1,5 km) and
Brochures with tourist information of all places and curiosities you will go along.


Train & Bus  From Marseille Airport to Luberon and Avignon in Provence
  • Take the shuttle bus to SNCF railway station of Vitrolles Aeroport Marseille.
    Bus leaves every 20 minutes and it takes 5 minutes to arrive.
  • Here take a train ticket to Avignon or Cavaillon.
    On all days of the week you'll have 4 opportunities between 12:00 and 20:00 to go to Avignon
    (in 1hr 25 min) or to Cavaillon (in 55 min).

     

    Départure: 12h 42 55min to Cavaillon and 85min to Avignon
    Départure : 16h 03 55min to Cavaillon and 85min to Avignon
    Départure : 17h 01 55min to Cavaillon and 85min to Avignon
    Départure : 19h 03 55min to Cavaillon and 85min to Avignon

     

 

B17-active-Standard package: *** & **** hotel accomm. : all details B17

B17-active-Plus package: *** & **** hotel accomm. : all details B16

B17-active-Superior package: *** & **** hotel accomm. : all details B17

B17-active-Luxury package: *** & **** hotel accomm. : all details B17



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