Provence Bike Trips Rhone Valley Cycling Tours

Cycling Through Classic Vineyards & Roman Villages

Looking for a cycling escape to one of the most enchanting destinations of France! The Vaucluse department of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur gives you that escape. This cycling tour of beautiful sights and tranquility with your Provence bike trip, as you ride among classic Rhone Valley vineyards and Roman villages.  This cycling tour starts and finishes each day in Séguret officially one of the “most beautiful villages in France” the perfect cycling vacation destination.
Experience this uniquely relaxing and laid back provincial region at its very best with this cycling holiday in Provence.

Discover Provence Bike Trips

The Practice Bicycle team have a world of cycling experience available to you, with a quiet network of cycling routes following the Medieval Villages des Templiers or a flatter route passing the Musee Comtadin du Cycle (Bicycle Museum). Each ride perfectly paced so you can appreciate the scenery, take some photos or if you wish to be challenged during your bike tour then take on the ‘Giant of Provence’ Mt Ventoux!

Your just reward after a day spent cycling this perfect Provence could possibly be the world famous wines, Gigondas and Chateauneuf du Pape in the Rhone-Valley and many other surprises not so well known, but very enjoyable!

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Classic ToursWe think that our Provence bike trips become the perfect french cycling vacation when combined with our world famous Lake Annecy Bike Tours.

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Luxury Bike Tours

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Flexible – from 40 km/day to 80 km/day

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Premium: $2960 per person
Includes Provincial 3* Hotel accommodation with exclusive World Class Wine Tasting.

Or make it custom, from $3460 per person

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Provence, France

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June – September

Duration

5 Days / 4 Nights

Small Group Size

4 to 6 people

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Bike hire – $500
Non-cycling partner – $2730

Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday

Enchanting Provence the perfect cycling escape!

Enjoy the enchanting Haute-Vaucluse region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur with a short cycling break of beautiful sights and tranquility on Provence bike trips.
The landscapes of the Mont Ventoux region is the ideal Provence for cycling, with authentic villages, pine forest covered hills, olive trees, lavender plus much more.  Relax in the village of Seguret the perfect location for your Provence bike trip.  Seguret at the foot of Dentelles de Montmirail hills with its old medieval castle and spectacular views over the Rhône Valley.  Green vines of famous wineries make for perfect bike riding routes, enchanting in everyway.
The nearby attractive Roman city of Vaison-la-Romaine takes you back in time, whilst you unwind from pedaling in Provence.

We liked very much the new experience on bicycle outside Brazil for the first time and God bless us for did it together with your company.
We certanly will recommend Practicebicycle for all our friends those would like an fantastic bicycle experience outside Brasil.
We are planning bike rides with PRACTICEBICYCLE in the future. We start english course for be more confident and more pleasure during the rides.
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Testimonial by E. Saad & N. Shizue Obatta – Brazil
E. Saad & N. Shizue Obatta – Brazil

Dates

We run our Provence bike trips between June and September.  Below are all our scheduled small-group departures.  To enquire about joining our tours, click the “Enquire Now” button next to the tour date.

2021
  • 16 June — 20 June Book Now Enquire
  • 28 June — 02 July Enquire
  • 28 July — 01 August Book Now Enquire
  • 23 August — 27 August Book Now Enquire
  • 08 September — 12 September Enquire
  • 20 September — 24 September Enquire

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If you want to travel on different dates, don’t hesitate to contact us about arranging a custom Provence Bike Trip!

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Itinerary

Provence bike trips include tailored rides ideal for you to fully enjoy your cycling vacation and all this region has to offer!
Provence Bike Trip Day One - Arrival in Seguret
ARRIVAL TIME: Mid-day
*Planned Ride Option:
Distance 20km approx ride time 1.30hrs route Roaix Vineyards
INCLUSIONS: Train Station Transfer, Welcome Drinks & Dinner
NON CYCLING GUEST: Share the spectacular tour day sights

Welcome to Provence and tranquillity in the enchanting village of Seguret, the village nestled on the hillside and often called ‘the most beautiful village in France’.
After your journey, relax and take in the silence amongst the vineyards, lay by the pool or enjoy a refreshing Rose…the Provence mind!
The appellation Cotes de Provence with its light, the colors, scents, flavors are a reflection of the art that lives in Provence, ‘land of the favorite pink’ …the perfect way to remove the effects of your travels!
Should time permit enjoy our first ride together amongst the amazing vineyards of Seguret and Roaix, the perfect way to stretch the legs.

This evening we invite you to join us for a Provincial Welcome Aperitif and Dinner on the Terrace in Provence!

Provence Bike Trip Day Two - Medieval Villages des Templiers
*Planned Ride Option:
Distance 60km approx ride time 3hrs route Medieval Villages des Templiers
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast
NON CYCLING GUEST: Share all the Tour day sights & sounds

Today’s ride explores the local nature, the calm enchanting Provence made famous by many travel books as we pass through ancient villages of the Knights Templars. This day would not be complete without a break in the historic town of Vaison-la-Romaine with it’s Roman ruins and medieval ‘upper town’.
This afternoon let’s relax and experience some of France’s and the world’s greatest wine with a visit to a local Rhone-valley vineyard.

This evening explore the ancient town of Vaision-la- Romaine with dinner of local provincial cooking.

Provence Bike Trip Day Three - Bicycle Museum
*Planned Ride Option:
Distance 60km approx ride time 3hrs route Musee Comtadin du Cycle
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast
NON CYCLING GUEST: Share the Tour day sights & sounds

The vineyards are the star of this perfect day by velo! All the towns you cycle through are famous in the Rhone Valley with their AOC Côtes du Rhône wines and their AOC Ventoux wines. The extensive irrigation program of the Canal de Carpentras has also enabled other crops to be grown here, such as cherries, strawberries and vegetables. The Bicycle Museum is another highlight of this discovery ride into the Vaucluse, Provence region.

Early evening we have the opportunity to visit a hidden boutique vineyard the perfect spot for a Provincial style aperitif amongst the peaks of the Dentelles de Montmirail range, with amazing views across this spectacular landscape.

Provence Bike Trip Day Four - Giant of Provence
*Planned Ride Option:
Distance 90km approx ride time 4hrs route Mt Ventoux
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Dinner
NON CYCLING GUEST: Share the Tour day sights & sounds

This ride is only for the serious cyclists amongst you, for others a more tranquil journey of the base of the Dentelles de Montmirail sounds ideal! Our personal first experience of the ‘Giant of Provence’ Mt Ventoux came in the late 90’s and it wasn’t for the faint hearted…Le Tour de France Femmine!

Since the hectic days of the Women’s Tour de France we have come to discover a more tranquil approach to this impressive Mountain in the heart of Provence, in the style of PRACTICE BICYCLE…

Whichever route we enjoy today a memorable day of Provence cycling and relaxing will complete our discovery together and this evening what better way to remember your Provence experience with a quality dinner in one of the local renowned restaurants.

Provence Bike Trip Day Five – Departure from Seguret
DEPARTURE TIME: Mid-day
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Train Station Transfer

Unfortunately today your Provence cycling trip draws to an end, PRACTICEBICYCLE are available to assist you with packing your bike ready for your onward journey from Seguret. Your team will say good bye this morning and transfer you to Gare d’Avignon or Orange (Train Station) for your midday departure.

PRACTICEBICYCLE wish you a “Bon Voyage”, safe cycling until we Practicebicycle together again.

Whether you have years of cycling experience or are just new to the bike, you will experience the very best cycling of your life with our fully guided ride routes each day in Provence.  As long as you love cycling and France, this cycling trip is for you!

Each cycling route during your Provence bike trip will be tailored specifically to your bike riding ability and experience, with a selection of spectacular comfortable bike rides ideal for the leisure cyclist. All rides start and end in the same place, so there are no targets to make each day and you can not be left behind.

Practice Bicycle bike tours choose only the best accommodation for you, with proven, quality, 2* , 3* & 4* Hotel accommodation packages available located in the most enchanting area of Provence and the village of Seguret.  Take a look at the type of Hotels available for your perfect stay in Provence.

Hotel du Nord 2 Star Annecy France          Allobroges Park Hotel 3 Star Annecy France          Hotel Le Pre Carre 4 Star Annecy France

Seguret is one of the official “most beautiful villages in France”, and thoroughly deserves this distinction.  The perfect location to explore Provence both on and also off the bike!

Take your time to enjoy the charm of this village, with its typical Provencal atmosphere and medieval character. Stroll through the streets of the village, between the grey steeply sloping lanes and noble facades and admire the spectacular views and watch French life pass you by.

Seguret is not just a fine village, it also is in the heart of one of finest wine producing areas in the world, enjoy a glass of Cotes du Rhone Seguret.

You also have the nearby Roman heritage town of Vaison la Romaine the team can assist you in choosing from the many superb restaurants for your evening pleasure!

This France bike tour to Provence is designed for the leisure cyclist at a relaxed pace with rides of 50km/31mi each day.

If you are looking for a more challenging cycling holiday with more climbing or your preparing for a specific cycling goal or event, then take a look at our French Alps Bike Tours with a selection of epic ride routes.

The team at Practice Bicycle has a history in professional bike racing and coaching, offering an unique skill set so if it’s a challenge you are looking for, we can definitely find just the right rides for you.

On each of our Provence bike trips we tailor the daily rides to the riders experience and ability with many of our favorites that we like to share with you.  Take a look at the detailed itinerary above for what is waiting for you.

Practice Bicycle Tours have over 20 years of France bike tour experience, developing an exploring in every direction a real thrill for cyclists of all levels and available to you today .

If you or your group are looking for a custom or bespoke experience for your perfect luxury cycling vacation Contact Practice Bicycle today!

Don’t miss out on a France cycling holiday, just because you do not cycle.

Enjoy the enchanting Haute-Vaucluse region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur with a short break of beautiful sights and tranquility like no other! Accompany your cycling partner and explore from the comfort of a vehicle rather than by bike, with this non-cycling tour option.

This tour package is designed so that you can experience the entire premium sightseeing on offer during the Provence bike trips. In fact, you will enjoy all the same benefits as your cycling wife/husband/partner with this outstanding package only your choice is to leave the riding to your partner!

Discover this regions culture and traditional way of life, from artisan local products to the joy of relaxing at a hidden gem restaurant lunch in the country.

‘Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday’
The one location, one hotel cycling experience is the brain child of Bridget Evans (Owner/Operator).  On retiring from professional cycling it was the pure pleasure of cycling that evolved the proven Practice Bicycle formula of one location.  To include everything enjoyable and removing the less pleasurable is our goal of your perfect cycling holiday experience.

Packing and Unpacking each day was tiring, stressful and time consuming. With insufficient time to relax, enjoy and experience the unique location before it was time to move on again.
With a life spent discovering the very best locations to Practice Bicycle, including endless ride options exploring in every direction all from the one hotel.
Experience the very best cycling of your life when you Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday!

For your added convenience we have quality carbon road bikes as an optional extra available to you with your Provence cycling trip.
Many of our guests prefer their own bikes for maximum cycling pleasure. Should logistics and travel arrangements make this too difficult then our bike hire is the perfect solution.
Depending on availability and size we have several brands available including Cannondale, Fuji, Lapierre, Haibike carbon bikes are recent models with Shimano Ultegra or 105 componentry.

Cannondale Synapse Carbon Road Bike Shimano compact 50/34 x 12-32          Fuji Quality Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50,34 x 12-34          Haibike Quality Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50,34 x 12-32        Lapierre disc brake Quality Carbon Road Bike Hire Shimano compact 50,34 x 12-32

Provence Bike Trips include:

  • 4 fresh Provincial served Breakfasts each morning
  • 4 guided bike rides in the enchanting Vaucluse area
  • 2 Provincial style Dinners including Welcome Aperitif & Dinner on the Terrace
  • Highly experienced professional cycling guide
  • Local support team & vehicle & ‘on the go’ mechanical assistance
  • Sports drinks & bike food for each ride
  • Convenient Lunch stops on route
  • World famous Rhone Valley Wine Tasting
  • A Practice Bicycle Premium Tour Exclusive Gift Pack
  • Pick-up & drop-off at Avignon or Orange Railway Station (Tour midday arrival & departure days)

Provence Bike Trip Highlights:

  • Enchanting village of Seguret, nestled on the hillside and often called ‘the most beautiful village in France’.
  • Mt Ventoux ‘Giant of Provence’ historic mountain in the south of France with it’s moon like landscape
  • Taste arguably one of the finest wines in the world ‘Chateauneuf du Pape’ from the Rhone-Valley
  • Provence 1st class tailored service every pedal stroke of the way
  • Visit the Musee Comtadin du Cycle – Bicycle Museum a true history of the ‘Velo’
  • Top up your energy with a choice of the best tasting Nougat in France and possibly the world?
  • Unique experience & lots of FUN
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