Provence and the Luberon Park

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Bike Tours, E-bike tours

Duration

8 days

Duration

225Km

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Self-guided

The beauty of this package is in the freedom it offers: without a guide, you are free to decide the timing, pace, and stops of your journey. Travel freely, travel your way!
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3/5 Medium

Moderate, between 35 and 85 kilometers per day with an elevation gain between 300 and 1000 meters.

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Ring

The starting point is the same as the ending point, with overnight stays in different hotels and daily stages.

Description

Day 1: Avignon
Individual arrival in Avignon, a city whose history was turned upside down when Pope Clement V moved the Papacy here between 1375 and 1378, as he wanted to go to Provence because Rome's air was unhealthy. Check-in at a 4-star hotel just outside the center, boasting an excellent restaurant, swimming pool, spa, and free parking.

Day 2: Avignon – Cavaillon (28 miles)
Meeting around 9:30 AM for the welcome briefing and bike rental, if required. The first biking stage will take you through the Petite Crau countryside, passing through the Provençal village of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Skirting the Alpilles, you'll reach Cavaillon, your final stop for the day.

Day 3: Cavaillon – Lourmarin (28 miles)
Today, you'll continue your journey along the southern side of the Luberon Massif, crossing the Durance River valley and through hills. You'll ride through typical Provençal villages of Méridol and Lauris before eventually reaching the charming village of Lourmarin while pedaling through its vineyards. Overnight stay in a lavish 4-star hotel with a park and swimming pool.

Day 4: Lourmarin – Gargas (22 miles)
Today's stage sees the stunning landscapes of Luberon accompanying you till Roussillon, one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France. Other lovely villages will also call your path home. Overnight stay in a 3-star superior hotel in Gargas with an excellent restaurant, a beautiful park, and a swimming pool.

Day 5: Gargas – Isle sur la Sorgue (19 miles)
Today's route takes you pedaling from the ocher rocks and colourful houses of Roussillon to the canals of Isle sur la Sorgue, an enchanting village also known as the Venice of Provence. Overnight stay in Isle sur la Sorgue at a 4-star hotel with a view of the Durance River and a double swimming pool.

Day 6: Luberon (9 or 25 miles)
Today, you'll have the choice chance to choose different routes: You can visit the hilltop village of Gordes, or Fontaine la Vaucluse, placidly resting on emerald green waters of Sorgue. Alternatively, you can decide to cycle up to the famous Sénanque Abbey, nestled among lavender fields, especially picturesque during bloom season. Overnight stay in Isle sur la Sorgue.

Day 7: Isle sur la Sorgue – Avignon (19 miles)
The last leg of your journey unfolds on minor roads along the Durance River, between river landscapes and orchards that will accompany you to Avignon. Once in the city, allot some time to explore the historic center with the Papal Palace and the famous bridge. Overnight stay in a hotel with a swimming pool in Avignon.

Day 8: Avignon
After breakfast, end of services. Individual departure or extension of stay.

This itinerary can be combined with the From Avignon to Marseille route.

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✅ What is included in the trip?

  • Travel/Medical Insurance 24/24
  • Overnight stay and breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Local telephone assistance 7/7
  • City tax
  • Welcome briefing
  • Detailed description and maps of the itinerary
  • GPS or navigation APP

❌ What is not included?

  • Transfers not listed as "Included"
  • Tips
  • Journey to/from the starting point of the tour
  • Meals and drinks not listed as "Included"
  • Bike rental
  • Extras
  • Entrance fees, ferries and anything not listed as "Included"

💸 Cancellation fees

  • Time Range
  • Full refund
  • More 28 days of departure
  • 80%
  • From 27 to 28 days before departure
  • 50%
  • From 7 to 27 days before departure
  • 20%
  • From 0 to 7 days before departure
  • 10%

Provence and the Luberon Park

  • To experience a green experience in the magnificent Luberon Park, pedalling through breathtaking natural scenery and the most typical Provençal villages
  • To reach the renowned Fontaine de Vauclause, where the Sorgue river originates, whose emerald coloured waters inspired Petrarch's verses
  • To be enchanted by the colours of Roussillon, immersed in one of the most fascinating landscapes of the Luberon
  • To cross by bike charming small villages like Mérindol, Lourmarin and Isle sur la Sorgue
  • To pedal accompanied by the scent of lavender and sage, admiring the blooming fields that in spring colour this region
  • To discover the heart of Provence by bike, the Luberon, with its variety of landscapes, colours and sensations

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