Your Cycling Holidays in France

Provence & Camargue

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 Soleo 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

* Terms and Conditions. Subject to availability. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Cannot be applied to bookings already made. Valid for bookings made between the 1st November 2017 and the 30th November 2017.

Your Cycling Holidays in France

Provence & Camargue

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

Avignon, round tour: 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 

Aramon to Avignon: 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

Aramon to Vallabrègues: 22 miles (35 km). 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

Vallabreguès to Arles: 34 miles (55 km). 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

Arles to Aigues Mortes: 15 miles (25 km). 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

Aigues-Mortes, round tour: 35 miles (55 km). 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 Holidays in France

Provence & Camargue

Accommodation Options

A fine selection of options to choose from

  • Caprice

    Caprice

    • Capacity: 22 guests

    • Cabins: All en suite 11 cabins, (3 Doubles, 8 Twins)

    • Restaurant, open bar and lounge area

  • L'Estello

    L'Estello

    • L'Estello is a 1937 Dutch barge which we sailed over to France; she has been refurbished to offer a high level of comfort, without compromising any of her original charm.

    • L'Estello has capacity for 20 guests across en suite cabins (1 doubles / 9 twins). There is a restaurant for up to 22 guests, 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 the beautiful surroundings.

Your Cycling Holidays in France

Provence & Camargue

2018 Departure Dates

8 Day, 7 Night Tour

Prices are valid from 1 September

(On Board the L'Estello or Caprice)

Tour Only Prices

Avignon to Aigues Mortes

2018 Departure Dates

2018 Prices

April 14 £1115
April 28 £1275
May 12, 26 £1275
June 9, 23 £1275
July 7, 21 £1275
August 4, 18 £1115
September 1, 15, 29 £1355
October 13 £1355

Flights and Transfers Included

2018 Departure Dates

2018 Prices

April 14 £1375
April 28 £1529
May 12, 26 £1529
June 9, 23 £1529
July 7, 21 £1529
August 4, 18 £1375
September 1, 15, 29 £1615
October 13 £1615

Tour Only Prices

Aigues Mortes to Avignon

2018 Departure Dates

2018 Prices

April 21 £1115
May 5, 19 £1275
June 2, 16, 30 £1275
July 14, 28 £1275
August 11, 25 £1115
September 8, 22 £1355
October 6 £1355

Flights and Transfers Included

2018 Departure Dates

2018 Prices

April 21 £1375
May 5, 19 £1529
June 2, 16, 30 £1529
July 14, 28 £1529
August 11, 25 £1375
September 8, 22 £1615
October 6 £1615

Supplement

  • Single Supplement: £45 per night
  • Ebike Supplement: £105
  • Helmet: £15 per person

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