The Gorges of the Ardeche by bicycle

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Bike Tours, E-bike tours


7 days





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!

2/5 Medium-Easy

Moderate-Easy, between 25 and 65 kilometers per day with an elevation gain between 150 and 300 meters.



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


Day 1: Avignon
Arrive at your own pace and check-in at the hotel with swimming pool and gourmet restaurant on Barthelasse Island, 5 km from the center of Avignon.

Day 2: Avignon – Bagnols sur Cèze (45 km)
Meet at 9:30 am at the hotel reception for the Welcome Briefing and depart by bike for a tour of the largest river island in Europe, emerging from the waters of the Rhone. Here you will cycle through lush orchards towards Roquemare, and then continue through the Rhone Valley to Bagnols-sur-Cèze.

Day 3: Bagnols sur Cèze – Vallon Pont d’Arc (50 km)
Today’s bike leg will take you through the wonderful landscapes of the southern side of the Ardèche Gorges up to Vallon-Pont-d’Arc, a small village located just outside the canyon where the Ardèche river flows through a natural arch.

Day 4: Vallon Pont d’Arc – Joyeuse – Vallon Pont d’Arc (51 km)
Today you can choose whether to take a round bike tour, which will take you to the foot of the Cevennes and through several fascinating villages, such as Joyeuse, or leave the bike for a day and go canoeing to explore the Ardèche river (supplement of 22€/35€ for 1.5 hours/1 day), or even visit the excellent reproduction of the Chauvet Cave, a masterpiece of cave painting, dating back to the Paleolithic.

Day 5: Vallon Pont d’Arc – Ardèche Gorges – Pont Saint Esprit (52 km)
Today's stage will be the most exciting of the trip, as you will cycle along the entire canyon of the Ardèche Gorges. Only for today will you find some ups and downs.

Day 6: Pont Saint Esprit – Avignon (55 km)
The return leg to the first hotel takes you through the Rhone Valley and Orange, home to one of the best preserved Roman theatres in the world, a UNESCO site along with the city’s Triumphal Arch.

Day 7: Avignon
After breakfast, the services end and departure is at your convenience. There is the possibility to extend the stay.

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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
  • Reflective jacket
  • Signage along the route

❌ 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%

The Gorges of the Ardeche by bicycle

  • To live a green holiday in contact with nature among the airy spaces of the Cevennes and the Gorges of the Ardèche, one of the natural wonders of France
  • To start the journey immersed in the relaxed atmospheres of Provence on the Barthelasse Island, the largest river island in Europe, located between the two arms of the Rhone, a stone's throw from Avignon
  • To cycle through the breathtaking landscapes of southern France, discover its history and culture and stay in the best hotels and château hotels in the region
  • To decide to discover the Gorges of the Ardèche by canoe, also enjoying magnificent views from this perspective of one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe
  • To immerse yourself in the wild nature of the Ardèche Gorge Nature Reserve, cycling among deep gorges, white cliffs and pristine turquoise waters in which to dive
  • To visit Orange, a city in Provence guardian of numerous treasures dating back to Roman times, such as the theater and the triumphal arch, both dating back to the 1st century AD and UNESCO World Heritage
  • To afford a few more days in the magnificent Avignon, ancient papal court and capital of Provence, now known all over the world for its dance, music and theater festival held every year in the city
  • To combine adventure with relaxation and set out to discover France by bike enjoying unique and unspoiled landscapes

🙋 Frequently asked questions

  • Can I bring my own bike?

  • What kind of assistance will I have during the trip?

  • How do I know if a tour is within my capabilities?

  • What is the cost of renting bicycles?

  • Are rented bikes equipped with accessories like lights or bags?


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