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Cycling Tour in Provence

Our cycling tour focuses on riding the gorgeous Vaucluse which affords us ample opportunity to soak in all of the elements that make Provence so precious to so many. This 6-night journey is carefully hand-designed to balance unforgettable riding with memorable cultural and culinary experiences in the area.

 

See here for more info on Provence region.

 

Cycling Tour in Provence

Dates & Pricing

Minimum of 8 participants, maximum of 14, with a maximum guide-to-guest ratio of 1 to 8

 

DATES (7 days)

May 31-June 6, 2021 | August 30-September 5, 2021

For more info and availability please contact us.

 

TOUR PRICE

Per person in double occupancy from $3,990 to $4,390 (this tour will feature 4-star hotels, chateaux, chambres & tables d’hôtes. Tour price will vary depending on group size) 

Single Supplement: $690

 

In addition, we pledge to donate more than 1% of your trip price to food literacy and environmental non profit organizations

Tour Highlights

  • Discover three UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Natural Park of Luberon, the
  • Gorges de la Nesque and the Mont Ventoux (optional loop on day 5)
  • Tastings of regional foods and visits to local wine and olive oil makers
  • Savor the local traditional cuisine featuring fresh and seasonal ingredients and learn more about local recipes
  • Enjoy some of the best wines of Provence such as Grenache, Syrah, Carignan, Mourvedre and more!
  • Relax in unique, elegant 4-star hotels, chateaux and maisons & tables d’hôtes
  • Delve into history, traditions and culture in this unique area of south of France
  • Exhilarating rides in some of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France 
Cycling Level 2 – Antipasto and Primo (Pasta)

What's Included

  • 6 nights of accommodation in 4-star hotels, chateaux, maisons and tables d’hôtes (traditional inns)
  • 6 breakfasts and 2 lunches
  • 5 dinners with a 3-course menu (for June departures at least one including black truffles)
  • Exploration of Saint-Remy de Provence, Mazan, Vaucluse and other quaint Provençal villages
  • Discover five of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France: Les Baux, Roussillon, Gordes, Venasque and Menerbes
  • 1 visit and tasting to a winery and olive oil producer near St. Remy
  • Exhilarating rides in the must-see places of Provence including three UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Natural Park of Luberon, Gorges de la Nesque and Mont Ventoux (optional loop on day 5)
  • 1 visit to a lavender farm and 1 guided visit to Van Gogh’s famous painting locations
  • 1 cooking demo in a maison et table d’hôtes
  • 1 wine tasting and visit to a local winemaker in Luberon area
  • Bike rental (see more info here) and Garmin Touring Edge unit (if you have one, bring yours and we’ll upload the routes onto your unit)
  • Comfortable transportation and assistance by 9-seat van for all travel on tour as cited in the itinerary
  • Refreshments, snacks, fruits and other local delicacies during our rides
  • 2 bilingual, professional Tour Leaders
  • One group transfer from/to Avignon TGV train station at the beginning and at the end of the tour
  • Local taxes and gratuities for luggage porters and restaurant servers during tour

What's Not Included

  • 4 lunches and 1 dinner on your own 
  • Alcoholic beverages at group dinners (including wine and spirits)
  • Round-trip airfare and expenses to/from the tour
  • E-bike, upon request and availability, with $100-200 surcharge depending on the type (see more info here)
  • Trip cancellation, baggage loss or travel delay insurance (this optional coverage is highly recommended and is not provided by Food.Stories.Travel.)
  • Gratuities for your Tour Leader
  • Personal expenses, such as, but not limited to, phone calls, laundry, emails, snacks, gifts

 

Itinerary

 

To request the Itnerary as a PDF or to ask us any questions please contact us today!

 

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