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Provence & Camargue | Self Guided

Lagoons, olive groves and limestone cliffs. Cities full of hidden treasure and glorious Provençal wine. This is France as it should be discovered. 

What not to miss

  • Flamingos and other wildlife of the Camargue regional nature park
  • Picture-perfect villages of Les-Baux-de-Provence, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and Vallabrègues
  • The spectacular Pont du Gard aqueduct

What's included

  • Accommodation on either Caprice or L’Estello
  • Full board - all meals included
  • Flights and transfers
  • Luggage transfers
  • Bikes, panniers and puncture repair kits
  • Route maps and instructions
  • Local support available whenever needed
  • Electric bikes on request
  • This tour is operated by our preferred local partner
Your cycling holiday in Cycling Holidays France

Provence & Camargue | Self Guided

8 Day Tour 

Day 1

Arrive at Avignon, Nîmes or Marseilles airport.

Transfer by minibus or taxi to where you’ll board your boat and be equipped with your bicycle.

Day 2

Round Tour Avignon | Distance 19 miles (30km).

Your first day’s cycling will start by crossing the River Rhone at the island Ile de la Barthelasse and through a landscape typical of the region between vineyards and orchards. The route reaches Villeneuve les Avignon, which is full of wonderful medieval monuments before you cycle back to Avignon for a guided visit of the historic centre.

Day 3 

From Aramon to Avignon | Distance 24 miles (40km).

In the morning navigation till the town of Aramon, where you will start pedalling. The stage today will bring you to the best preserved Roman aqueduct in Europe: Pont du Gard, a very spectacular work. Overnight you will stay in Aramon with a beautiful view over the Mont Ventoux.

Day 4

From Aramon to Vallabrègues | Distance 22 miles (35km).

You start your day sailing to Vallabrègues, pretty Provençal village on the banks of the Rhône. Along country roads, you will arrive in Barbentane with its castle at the confluence of the Rhone and Durance rivers. You will cycle to the magnificent Abbey of Saint Michel de Frigolet and afterward down to the medieval village of Boulbon. This evening's overnight stay will be in Vallabrègues.

Day 5

From Vallabreguès to Arles | Distance 34 miles (55km).

This stage brings you to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, birth place of Nostradamus. This village is also famous for having hosted Van Gogh in the days of his mental illness. In the end, you move onto the Alpilles, with Les-Baux-de-Provence, a village lodged in the rock itself. A landscape of limestone cliffs and olive trees accompanies your journey.

Day 6

From Arles to Aigues Mortes | Distance 15 miles (25km).

Today the whole morning is dedicated to visit Arles, the ancient capital of Gaul with beautiful Roman ruins. You will also have the opportunity to be welcomed by a professional guide, who will accompany you around the jewels of the town. After lunch, you reach the lock of Saint Gilles and from there you will sail to Aigues Mortes for the overnight stay.

Day 7

Round Tour Aigues-Mortes | Distance 35 miles (55km).

Going through small country lanes of Camargue between canals, lagoons and small villages you will reach in the afternoon the charming fishermen’s village Le Grau-du-Roi.

Day 8

We say “au revoir” before transferring you directly to your departure airport by minibus or taxi.

Your cycling holiday in Cycling Holidays France

Provence & Camargue | Self Guided

Your cycling holiday in Cycling Holidays France

Provence & Camargue | Self Guided

Caprice

The Caprice was converted into a passenger boat in 1996. The last refit, dated 2009, brought its level to today’s comfort standards. From the lovely lounge you can enjoy your breakfasts and dinners and the beautiful view.

Length: 39 metres
Capacity: 22 guests

Communal Areas:

  • Restaurant.
  • Open bar and lounge area.

Caprice Deck Plan & Cabins

Cabin Details:

Each cabin has three fixed portholes (one is in the bathroom), air conditioning and a private bathroom with shower, toilet and sink.

  • Caprice has 3 x Double Cabins
  • Caprice has 8 x Twin Cabins

L'Estello

Length: 39 metres
Capacity: 20 guests

L'Estello is a 1937 Dutch barge. She has been refurbished to offer a high level of comfort, without compromising any of her original charm.

Communal Areas:
There is a restaurant, a bar and lounge area with free Wifi on board throughout.
A beautiful sundeck (with fixed awning) is a fantastic spot from which to enjoy your surroundings.

L'Estello Deck Plan & Cabins

Cabin Details:

  • L'Estello has capacity for 20 guests across en suite cabins
  • L'Estello has 1 x Double Cabin
  • L'Estello has 9 x Twin Cabins
Your cycling holiday in Cycling Holidays France

Provence & Camargue | Self Guided

2019 Departures and Dates

Tour Only Prices | 2019 & 2020

Departure Dates

Direction

Boat

Price

1st June 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1395

8th June 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1395

15th June 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1395

22nd June 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1395

29th June 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1395

6th July 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1395

13th July 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1395

20th July 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1115

27th July 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1115

3rd August 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1115

10th August 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1115

17th August 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1115

24th August 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1115

31st August 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1495

7th September 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1495

14th September 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1495

21st September 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1495

28th September 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1495

5th October 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1495

12th October 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1495

19th October 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1395

Package Prices | 2019 & 2020 (Includes Flights and Transfers)

Departure Dates

Direction

Boat

Price

1st June 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1945

8th June 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1945

15th June 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1945

22nd June 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1945

29th June 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1945

6th July 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1945

13th July 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1945

20th July 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1555

27th July 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1555

3rd August 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1555

10th August 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1555

17th August 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1555

24th August 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1555

31st August 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1995

7th September 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1995

14th September 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1995

21st September 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1995

28th September 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1995

5th October 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1995

12th October 2019/20

Avignon – Aigues Mortes

L’Estello or Caprice

£1995

19th October 2019/20

Aigues Mortes - Avignon

L’Estello or Caprice

£1945

Prices are valid at time of publication and may vary. 

Single Supplement: £330

Ebike Supplement: £100pp

Helmet: £15pp

Please note that this tour departs on Saturdays and runs in alternate directions each week. For further information, please speak to one of our team on 020 7471 7750.

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