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Bike in Provence and Azur coast

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Cycling trip along the Côte d'Azur between Avignon, Cassis and Marseille in the picturesque heart of Provence with overnight stay in *** and **** hotels

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Cycling trip on the French Riviera

 

 

 

Day 1: Avignon


Arrival in Avignon and installation at the **** hotel, in the city center with swimming pool and free parking.
Avignon is the capital of Vaucluse and the Côtes du Rhône, a city of art and culture with department stores and small boutiques to discover. Walk through the medieval streets and admire the Renaissance mansions to make the most of this city with its unique atmosphere.

 

Day 2: Avignon - Maussane, approx. 30 km

 

Your bike tour begins with the discovery of the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence. The view from the top of this hilltop village is exceptional. You ride in the Alpilles massif, through vineyards and olive groves. You can admire the Vaccarès pond on one side and Mont Ventoux on the other. You then return to your hotel in Maussane-les-Alpilles, a pleasant village located in the Baux valley.
Night in hotel ***

 

Day 3: Maussane - Aix-en-Provence, approx. 65 km


Pass through Provencal villages and famous olive groves to Salon de Provence. It is one of the oldest towns in Provence that hosted the famous Nostradamus. You end your cycling tour in Aix-en-Provence with its historic city center and its famous calissons!
Night in hotel ***


Day 4: Aix-en-Provence - Saint Maximin, approx. 40 km

 

This day allows you to discover the region which inspired Paul Cézanne and the Ste Victoire mountain up to St Maximin la sainte Baume. This city has the largest Gothic building in Provence which houses the relics of Mary Magdalene and a royal convent to discover.
Night in hotel ***

 

Day 5: Saint Maximin - Castellet, approx. 55 km

 

Head for the pine forests of the Mediterranean during this new day of discovery to Castellet, a pretty feudal village in the Var. You can admire a 12th century castle and fortified gates on this village perched on their promontory.


Day 6: Castellet - Cassis - Marseille, approx. 25 km


Without the most exceptional day of this trip on the French Riviera with the discovery of breathtaking landscapes overlooking the Mediterranean. You arrive in Cassis in the afternoon, a very beautiful town on the French Riviera which is absolutely worth a visit.
We strongly recommend that you take a boat trip in the Calanques before going along the coast to reach Marseille.
Night in a hotel ****

 

Day 7: End of the cycling trip on the French Riviera


You can leave your bike at the hotel before heading to Avignon by train or minibus.

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General informations :

  • 7 days and 6 nights
  • Accommodation comfort level: 3 and 4 * (local standards)
  • Child rates: contact us

The dates :
 
Departures every Saturday from 12/03 to 08/10/2022

  • Low season: from 12/03 to 22/04 and from 24/09 to 08/10
  • High season: 23/04 to 23/09

 
Included :

  • Self-guided online tour
  • Travel diary: we will provide you with information on the progress of your stay as well as the itinerary for confirming your reservation, subject to change.
  • Assistance in the event of a breakdown (except puncture).

Not included :

  • Transport to the place of departure
  • Personal expenses
  • Visits other than those included in the program
  • Tourist tax to be paid on site.

The options :

  • VTC or VAE rental
  • Half board
  • Pre-delivery from Marseille to Avignon (300 € to be paid on site in cash)
  • Bike rental (VTC or electric bike)
  • Additional night (s) at the start or end of the tour
  • Theft insurance for the rented bike
  • cancellation insurance

Levels:
 
1 2 3 4 5 6
 
Ground :
 
Hilly terrain, the sportiest day is the 2nd day.
 
Weather :
 
Soft sun, little wind and pleasant temperatures.
 
Technicality:
 
Cycling: 25 to 65 km per day or 2 to 5 hours of cycling.
Partly marked itinerary, useful roadbook and map reading.
 
Bibliography:
 
- Guide on the Via Rhôna
 
 
Additional nights:
 
An additional night is offered to you at the start and end of the tour.
 
Meal :
 
- Breakfasts: generous (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, butter, bread, jam, orange juice)
- Lunch: not included
- Dinner: half-board option, dinners in restaurants near the accommodation
 
The bike :
 
- Rental bicycle: If you rent a bicycle, it will be given to you on the day of your arrival at the 1st hotel. A security deposit will be requested.
At the end of the tour, you will have to leave this bike at the last hotel and notify reception. We will take care of his return.
We offer specific equipment for children, seats, small hitched bikes and trailers.
 
- Personal bike: We do not recommend bicycles with small tires. Hybrid bikes and mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before setting off.
At the end of the tour, you will have to take care of your own bicycle.
 
Assistance:
 
- Assistance in case of breakdown (except punctures for which we do not intervene)
- In case of bad weather or if you cannot cycle for a day, possibility of a direct journey to the next stage.
 
Luggage:
 
They are transported by a courier or by our team and limited to one piece of luggage per person. (max. 20 kg)
 
Roadbook :
 
We will provide you with detailed maps and a description of the routes when you arrive at the first hotel. We will also give you vouchers for hotels and restaurants as well as luggage tags.
 
Transport :
 
- By Train: SNCF TGV to Avignon in about 2h45 / 3h00 from the Gare de Lyon. For more information on timetables, contact SNCF.
- By road: A6 exit 23. Paris is 700 km from Avignon.
- By plane: Airport in Nîmes and Avignon, and international, Marseille and Montpellier.
 
Parking :
 
A free parking space is available at the first hotel.
 
Cancellation insurance :
 
In order to guarantee the reimbursement of costs in the event of cancellation of your stay, you can take out cancellation insurance. To learn more about insurance, click here.

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Extra charge high season

(+ 155.00 €)

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Solo traveler supplement

single bedroom (+ 360.00 €)

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