Total tour distance: 135 miles
Daily tour distance: 23 miles
Difficulty: 30 / 100
This tour starts in Avignon the well known City of the Popes with its Palace of the Popes and the famous bridge across the Rhone river. In this tour, you will discover the wonderful wines of the Rhone Valley and the Haut Vaucluse. You will taste some of the best wines in the world from Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas. You will cycle among colorful lavender fields. You will explore the castles and abbey of Rochegude and Grignan. You will be amazed by the Roman ruins in Vaison-la-Romaine which shows the historic power of this region. You will also cycle across the Dentelles de Montmirail in Vaucluse which will give you breathtaking landscapes. At the end of the trip, you will visit the little Provençal village of Bedoin which is at the foot of the Mont Ventoux the giant of Provence.
You will lodge in 3 and 4 star hotels. You will sleep in Avignon, Chateauneuf du Pape, Saint Paul trois Chateaux, Grignan, Vaison la Romaine and Bedoin. Three dinners are included.
On this tour, bikes are available for rental : Scott Sportster P3/P4 and P40 hybrid rentals. (105 euros/bike) Clients should bring their own clipless pedals and pedal wrench.
One GPS GARMIN OREGON 450 for 2 persons is given by the company during the tour.