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Drome, Vaucluse & Mont Ventoux
B15-cav Cycling tour in Dromeand Provence around Mont Ventoux

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Cycling Holiday round Mont Ventoux

Packages Stages Prices
  • 5 to 10 days self guided cycling hotel-tour with baggage transfer and bike rental.
  • Start in Cavaillon or in Buis-les-Baronnies (If you wish so and don't need bike rental).
  • Cycling tours in Provence around the Mont Ventoux (Luberon and Vaucluse)
  • Optional: extra nights in any of the hotels of the package for a restday or an extra cycling day.
  • You can start this tour any day of the week between March 15th and October 31th.
  • Not included: Lunches. Price of lunches (take away picknicks) : 8 - 11 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 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'll see the most typical towns of Vaucluse and luberon in Provence with their markets, churches and Roman remnants (Transalpina for the Latinists).

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- day trip.

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.

In all hotels : Shower/bath in room.

Bike rental.

  • The bikes have front and rear fender. (VTC, ATB) Canondale (adventure with a supplement).

  • There are no mirrors. (Not usual in France)

  • We provide 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 standard packages

Prices plus 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.

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Packages Stages Prices

The Standard ** hotel Packages

Packages B15cav-stnd 5 days 6 days 7 days 8 days 9 days 10 days Hotel
Arrival in Cavaillon** Checking adjusting the Bikes. day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 Cavaillon
** B&B
A trip to the Luberon. you wil see Apt or the Colorado Provençal, Roussillon. Guesthouse**/*** with a pool in Saignon. day 2 Saignon
**/*** pool
Dinner, B&B
Cycling via l'Isle sur la Sorgue and Fontaine de Vaucluse to Venasque ** Hotel with pool. day 2 day 2 day 2 day 2 day 2 day 3 Venasque
** pool
Dinner, B&B
Cycling via the Villages du Côtes du Rhône Villages and the Dentelles de Montmirail to Vaison-la-Romaine. ** B&B Hotel in center of town. day 3 day 3 day 3 day 3 day 3 day 4 Vaison-la-Romaine
** B&B
Cycling around the roman city Vaison-la-Romaine.
** B&B Hotel in center of town. Or Cycling to the top of the Mont Ventoux
day 4 day 5 Vaison-la-Romaine
** B&B
Cycling via Nyons in the Drome Provençale to Buis-les-Baronnies. *** Hotel with a pool. day 4 day 4 day 5 day 6 Buis-les-Baronnies
*** pool B&B
Via Montbrun at the Northern side of the Mont Ventoux cycling to Aurel ** day 4 day 5 day 5 day 6 day 7 Aurel **
Dinner, B&B
Via the Colorado Provençal to the Luberon.
Roussillon **
day 6 day 7 day 8 Roussillon **
B&B
Over de Petit Luberon and via Lourmarin to the Durance Valley and to Cavaillon
** Hotel.
day 4 day 5 day 6 day 7 day 8 day 9 Cavaillon
** B&B
Leave after breakfast day 5 day 6 day 7 day 8 day 9 day 10

Packages Stages Prices

Track details Stages Standard packages B15-cav
Stages Daily distances Elevation gains cum.


Standard **
accommodation

Cavaillon, Arrival day.
Adjustment of the rented bikes.
short circuit to St. R?y-de-Provence
0 - 60 km +200 / - 200m Cavaillon
** Hotel B&B
Cavaillon-Venasque.
Via Fontaine de Vaucluse, l'Isle sur Sorgues, Gordes and Abbaye de Senanque to Venasque
50 or
77 km
-100m +400m
-200m +500m
Venasque **
Dinner, B&B
Venasque-Vaison-la-Romaine.
Via Malaucène or via the Dentelles de Montmirail to Vaison-la-Romaine
.
45 km, 57 km or
77 km
-100m +100m
-300m + 300m
** B&B Hotel Burrhus in
Vaison-la-Romaine
Vaison-la-Romaine
Cycling loop around Vaison-la-Romaine
or visit to the Roman theater or climbing the Mont Ventoux from Malaucène.
-100m +100m

+1600m -1600m

** Hotel
Vaison-la-Romaine.
B&B
Vaison-la-Romaine-Buis-les-Baronnies.
Through the vineyards of the Côtes du Rhône Villages and nice Nyons in olive orchards.
35 km,
65 km or
82 km
+100m
+200m - 100m
+400m - 200m
** B&B hotel in
Buis-les-Baronnies
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
Cycling in the Pre-Alps of Drome around the Northern side of the Mont Ventoux to Aurel. 31 km
56 km
94 km
+400m - 300m
+600m - 300m
+900m - 600m

** Hotel in Aurel
Dinner, B&B

Cycling on the Côtes du Mont Ventoux and through the Gorges de la Nesque to the Luberon, 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 or 57 km
0 or 57 km
0 or 87 km
-400m +400m
-400m +400m
-400m +400m
** Guesthouse, pool
Saignon
Dinner, B&B
Cycling 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

** B&B Hotel Burrhus in
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

*** B&B hotel in
Buis-les-Baronnies

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

Packages Stages Prices

B15-cav Standard package. Basic rate: in € p.p. in double room, sharing, Bags transfers included.
2019 B&B Dinners Lunches Basic rate Suppl.
July-August
Suppl.
single room
Bike
rental
e-Bike rental
B15-Cav 5 days 4 3 0 567 0 161 72 135
B15-Cav 6 days 5 4 0 716 0 197 88 180
B15-Cav 7 days 6 4 0 811 0 247 105 210
B15-Cav 8 days 7 4 0 911 0 296 126 240
B15-Cav 9 days 8 4 0 996 0 340 140 273
B15-Cav 10 days 9 5 0 1151 0 379 160 299
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Extra nights B&B Dinner Lunch Price p.p. Suppl.
July-August
Suppl.
single room
Bike
rental
e-Bike rental
Cavaillon** Yes No No 49 0 38 20 39
Venasque ** Yes Yes No 70 0 15 20 39
Vaison-la-Romaine ** B&B Yes No No 56 0 42 20 35
Buis-les-Baronnies ** B&B Yes No No 58 0 47 20 35
Aurel ** Yes Yes No 62 0 35 20 35
Roussilllon ** Yes No No 54 0 43 20 35
Rates apply from April to November.
Supplement twin rooms with 2 beds €3,- p.p. per night

Discount triple rooms ( 2 or 3 beds): €3,- per person, per night.

(*) B&B in Cavaillon, Buis-les-Baronnies and in Vaison-la-Romaine. There are several restaurants in these towns.

Solo basic rate: 1,68 x basic rate p.p. double room sharing.

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

Parties of 3 persons : 8 % p.p.
Parties of 4 persons : 13 % p.p.
Parties of 5 persons : 15 % p.p.
Parties of 6 persons : 17 % p.p.
Parties of 7 persons : 19 % p.p.
Parties of 8 persons : 20 % 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.
  • 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).
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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