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Drome& Mont Ventoux
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Cycling tour in Dromeand Provence around Mont Ventoux

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  • Plus **/*** packages, selfguided bike tours.
  • Start in Buis-les-Baronnies (or in Cavaillon or Vaison-la-Romaine If you need bike rental).
  • 5 - 13 days cycling tours in Provence around the Mont Ventoux (Luberon and Vaucluse).

    Packages Stages Prices

  • Optional: extra nights in any of the hotels of the package for a restday or an extra cycling day.
  • Self guided cycling hotel-tour with baggage transfer.
  • You can start this tour any day of the week between March 15th and October 31th.
  • Bags transfers included.
  • Not included: Lunches. Price of lunches (take away picknicks) : 8 - 12 EURO.
  • Not included in basic rate: Bike rental.
  • Important group discounts for parties of 3 persons to 8 persons.

Cycling holiday tour in Drome Provençale and Vaucluse around the Mont Ventoux: Vaison-la-Romaine, Buis-les-Baronnies, Aurel, Venasque.

Click here for some pictures of this Mont Ventoux cycling tour Mont Ventoux, Northern side

6 - 9 days cycling tours starting in Buis-les-Baronnies.
The Mont Ventoux in Vaucluse and the Drome department 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 of light, medium level or top level if you would choose to climb the Mont Ventoux.

Vaison la Romaine (60,000 Romans lived there 2000 years ago as you will see). Vaison has a medieval old city and famous market on tuesday morning.
Buis-les-Baronnies is a very nice town in Dromedepartment North of the Mont Ventoux.

You see typical towns of Provence (Transalpina for the Latinists) with their markets, churches and Roman remnants.

You be cycling through Côtes du Rhône Villages-vineyards 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 and the famous surging river Fontaine de Vaucluse (where Petrarca wrote his poems) in the 8-days trip.

In the 8 and 9 days trips you will bike to the Luberon and visit the Colorado Provençal, Apt and nice village as St. Saturnin-lès-Apt and Roussillon.

Roman bridge at Vaison-la-Romaine

Level: This tours has medium and longer stages for every day. It is not a flat landscape so the stages are of medium ("active") level.
Starting days : any day of the week from april till november.
Starting place (same cycling tracks): Vaison-la-Romaine, Buis-les-Baronnies or Venasque (no bike rental).
In Buis-les-Baronnies you will stay in a old style nice standard** hotel or in a tourist hotel with pool 1000m from the center of the town.

The difference between the standard and the plus package are the hotels in Vaison-la-Romaine ** B&B versus *** with pool and halfboard in the Medieval town.

In all hotels : Shower/bath in room.

Bike rental: The bikes have front and rear fender. (VTC, ATB) Canondale (adventure).
There are no mirrors. (Not usual in France)
You get a repair kit and a spare inner tube (large valve type (as for cars))
Size of tires :700x35

A
handlebar bag with a waterproof map window is standard.


Prices plus packages

All details and prices standard packages

Travelling to the Vaucluse.

If you travel from Marseille you can start the trip in Cavaillon. It is only 1h30 minutes by train from the Airport of Marseille via Vitrolles to Cavaillon.

See the .... same sun-drenched poppy fields and starry nights as Van Gogh.
Smell
the .... sweet perfume of lavender as it rises from the endless fields.
Taste
the .... magic of artisanal olive oil drizzled over Provençal tomatoes.
Touch the .... cool metal surface of the petanque ball before it is thrown.
Hear
the .....sounds of an authentic French country market as it comes to life in Vaison la Romaine.

A summary of all our tours in Provence

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The Packages

Program B15 plus packages 5 days 6 days 7 days 8 days 9 days 13 days

Hotel in

Arrival in Buis-les-Baronnies *** pool day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1

Buis-les-B.

Venasque ** , Hotel la Garrigue zwembad, HP. dag 2 Venasque
Buoux ** , Hotel les Seguins zwembad, HP. dag 3 Buoux
Lauris, La Rivayne *** , zwembad, B&B. dag 4 Lauris
Avignon, Hotel d'Angleterre *** , zwembad, B&B. dag 5 Avignon
Via Montbrun at the Northern side of the Mont Ventoux cycling to Aurel ** day 2 day 2 day 2 day 2 day 2 Aurel
A trip through the Luberon. you wil see the Colorado Provençal, Roussillon, l'Isle sur la Sorgue and Fontaine de Vaucluse. Guesthouse*** with a pool in Saignon. day 3 day 3 day 3 Saignon
A trip through the Luberon. You wil see the Colorado Provençal, Roussillon and Buoux. Guesthouse*** with a pool in Saignon. day 4 Saignon
Through the Gorges de la Nesque and on the Côtes du Mont Ventoux to Venasque ** Hotel with pool. day 3 day 3 day 4 day 4 day 5 Venasque
Via l'Isle sur la Sorgue, Fontaine de Vaucluse, Bédoin and Malaucène to Vaison-la-Romaine.
*** le Beffroi
day 4 day 5 day 5 day 6 day 6

Vaison

Cycling loop via the Dentelles de Montmirail around Vaison-la-Romaine.
*** le Beffroi
day 6 day 7 day 7

Vaison

l'Isle sur la Sorgue *** Les Nevons zwembad day 8 L'Isle sur la Sorgue
Bédoin ** La Garance zwembad day 9 and 10 Bédoin
Aurel ** HP Le Relais du Ventoux day 11 Aurel
Cycling via Nyons in the Drome Provençale to Buis-les-Baronnies *** day 4 day 5 day 6 day 7 day 8 day 12

Buis-les-B.

Leave after breakfast day 5 day 6 day 7 day 8 day 9 day 13

Packages Stages Prices

Track details
Plus packages B15
Routing Daily distances Elevation gains cum.


Plus
**/***
accommodation

Cycling in the Pre-Alps of Drome : loop around Buis-les-Baronnies 40 km
70 km
90 km
+250m - 250m
+400m - 400m
+400m - 400m
*** B&B hotel in
Buis-les-Baronnies
pool
Cycling in the Pre-Alps of Drome around the Northern side of the Mont Ventoux from Buis-les-Baronnies to Aurel. 31 km
56 km
94 km
+400m - 300m
+600m - 300m
+900m - 600m

** Hotel in Aurel

Cycling on the Côtes du Mont Ventoux and through the Gorges de la Nesque to the Luberon,
From Aurel to Saignon
45 km
83 km
83 km
-700m + 100m
-700m + 100m
-700m + 100m

*** Guesthouse, pool
Saignon
Dinner, B&B

Cycling loop in the Luberon area via Buoux and Colorado Provençal 0-57 km
0-57 km
0-87 km
-400m +400m
-400m +400m
-400m +400m
*** Guesthouse, pool
Saignon
Dinner, B&B
Cycling from Saignon to Vaison-la-Romaine via l'Isle sur Sorgues, Fontaine de Vaucluse and Abbaye de Senanque 45 km
57 km
77 km
-100m +100m
-100m +100m

** Hotel B&B
Vaison-la-Romaine.

Cycling loop around Vaison-la-Romaine or visit to the Roman theater 0-50 km
0-50 km
0-50 km
-100m +100m

** hotel B&B
Vaison-la-Romaine.

Cycling from Vaison-la-Romaine to
Buis-les-Baronnies
35 km
65 km
82 km
+100m
+200m - 100m
+400m - 200m
*** B&B hotel in
Buis-les-Baronnies,
pool

Packages Stages Prices



B15-Buis plus package
Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in € p.p. double room, sharing.
2019 B&B Dinners Lunches Basic rate
p.p. double
room sharing
Suppl.
July-Aug.
p.p.
Supplement
single room
Bike
rental
e-Bike
rental
5 days 4 2 0 € 562 0 € 184 € 57 € 105
6 days 5 2 0 € 671 € 0 € 232 € 72 € 132
7 days 6 3 0 € 844 € 6 € 307 € 90 € 160
8 days 7 3 0 € 933 € 6 € 355 € 102 € 186
9 days 8 4 0 € 1062 € 11 € 430 € 112 € 217
13 days 12 5 0 € 1630 € 0 € 575 € 165 € 286

You can book this trip here

Extra nights B&B Dinner Lunch Basic rate
p.p. double
room sharing
Suppl.
July-Aug.
p.p.
Supplement single room Bike rental e-Bike rental
Buis-les-Baronnies.*** pool Sous l'Olivier yes no no € 60 € 0 € 48 € 17 € 31
Saignon *** pool Le Rimayon pool yes yes no € 95 € 5 € 71 € 17 € 31
Vaison-la-Romaine ** Burrhus yes no no € 58 € 0 € 47 € 17 € 31
Lunches are not included. The price of a take-away lunch varies from 9 to 12 Euro. You can order it from the hotelkeeper the evening before departure.

Solo basic rate: 1,70 x basic rate p.p. double room sharing.



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

Parties of 3 persons : 8 % p.p.
Parties of 4 persons : 12 % p.p.
Parties of 5 persons : 14 % p.p.
Parties of 6 persons : 16 % p.p.
Parties of 7 persons : 17 % p.p.
Parties of 8 persons : 18 % p.p.


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.
  • At Vitrolles you 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).

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


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