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Provence Getaway: The Secrets of Southern France

This Provence cycling holidays with its lavender fields, white-blanketed mountains  and its picturesque ancient villages  can be argued that Provence is the loveliest region of France. Historians, artists, but also wine enthusiasts rush to this region for its culture, breathtaking scenery and the delicious Provencal gastronomy.

From the experienced cyclist to the weekend biker peddler, our Provence bike tours offer an unforgettable experience to everyone with something amazing to see down every road! Avignon, Baux de Provence, St Rémy…

The Heart of Provence: Quiet Roads and Picturesque Villages

This Provence cycling holidays starts in Avignon, home of the famous Palais des Papes and the renowned theater festival,. It takes you then from Uzes to St Remy de Provence.

You will be cycling on backroads to the heart of French countryside and its picturesque towns: Arles, les Baux de Provence, Sainte-Marie… You will have the opportunity to see the Pont du Gard, the famous Roman aqueduct and to cycle through Provencal markets on the coast line of the mediterranean sea. 

Perhaps our most popular cycling tour in Provence, The Arles Countryside is an itinerary designed to thrill. We know the very best way to be dazzled by Provence is to experience it on the seat of a bicycle, where nothing comes between you and the warm breeze blowing intoxicating aromas in your direction. If you think the charms of Provence are too good to be true, this tour will change your mind! The best of French south of France is waiting for you : Perched towns, medieval village, sandy beaches, river cruise, painters, pastis or bouillabaisse.

This is one of our most successful  tours as it combines the best of what Provence has to offer and is quite moderate level riding, accessible to most everyone

For a cycling enthusiast, little beats seeing Provence from the seat of a bike. Focusing on Peter Mayle’s Luberon, Van Gogh’s Alpilles, and other fascinating areas of Provence. Along the coast Our tour are designed to show riders all the facets of the beautiful Provence countryside. It’s like riding into a different Impressionist painting every day! You might even get inspired like Vincent Van Gogh by the beauty of St Remy and Les Baux. Antibes, Marseilles, Aix, Saint-Tropez, the french rivera is waiting for you

Biking From Avignon to Camargue

Be prepared to cycle uphill, downhill, and even back in time. The Alpilles region, with its cypresses and olive trees, may remind you of Greece, while the well-preserved Pont-du-Gard and the Arles Theater will take you back to ancient Roman times. 

Provence is perhaps home to the most diverse landscapes in France, for each smaller sub-region has its own character. The Camargue is encompassed by the Rhône River delta, also the source of its unique, ever-changing landscape. The saltwater lagoons  and expanses of marshland are home to a variety of animal and plant life, most notably wild horses and flamingos. It’s no surprise that all this untamed beauty is protected as a natural park!

Lavender Fields and Hilltop Villages 

At your own pace, stop to visit abbeys, castles, gardens, vineyards, and Unesco world heritage sites your heart desires. Further discover Provençal heritage at local cafés, markets, shops, and museums. Prefer to admire buildings from the outside? You don’t have to stop until you reach your charming accommodations for the night. 

To get to this quiet, rural region where farms and fishing boats outnumber people. You’ll ride to places whose human history (roman ruins) is more evident: the Pont du Gard, Arles, and Tarascon. The return ride to Avignon includes more varied scenery, the likes of which have inspired artists for centuries!