A three-day/two-night trip cycling trip to Provence from Paris
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At a Glance
Price: $985 per person – Three-star hotel.
Departure Time: Before 8:00 a.m.
Duration: 2 1/2 days
Meeting Point: The TGV station in the city of Avignon
Group Size: 8 person maximum
Availability: Tour is available seven days a week from February through mid December.
For four- and five-star hotel requests, please contact us directly
Provence Biking Trip from Paris
After arriving via high-speed train from Paris, you’ll begin your two-night biking in Provence tour in the historic city of Avignon.
You’ll see the glories of the medieval city and Pope’s Palace, then travel on to the town of Gordes where you will stay for two nights. That’s your base to explore the Luberon’s incredibly preserved hilltop villages via electric bike. See Roussillon, Lacoste, Ménerbes, the Fontaine de Vaucluse and l’Isle sur la Sorgue.
Rail to/from Paris not included in price. Please enter the date you’d like to arrive in Avignon. Minimum two travelers per booking.
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Biking in Provence Itinerary
Day 1 – Paris to Avignon:
Arrival at Avignon station via high speed TGV rail from Paris, private transfer and bike fitting.
Private guided visit of Avignon highlights, including the Pope’s Palace and Barthelasse Island, via e-bike.
Van transfer to Gordes, a famous historically preserved medieval hilltop village.
Dinner at leisure, recommendations available.
Night in charming 3* Hotel in Gordes, breakfast included.
Day 2 – The Villages of the Luberon:
Full guided day tour with e-bike.
Your ride will take you to some of the most charming villages in France. Roussillon, Lacoste, Ménerbes … the essence of the Luberon!
We include a wine tasting, visit of the lavender museum, and, when available, visit of an olive oil mill. Truffle tasting and lunch upgrade available in Menerbes upon request.
The bike route choices for the day range from easy to moderately difficult.
|Route 1||25 miles, 1500 foot total ascent|
|Route 2||45 miles, 3000 foot total ascent|
Dinner at leisure.
Night in charming 3* Hotel in Gordes
Day 3 – Fontaine de Vaucluse and l’Isle sur la Sorgue:
After breakfast, van transfer to the Sorgue country.
Guided loop ride from Fontaine de Vaucluse to L’isle sur la Sorgue, the so-called little Venice of Provence. L’isle is famous for its antique shopping and seasonal market. The Fontaine de Vaucluse is a mysterious spring venerated by locals, and a nice place for lunch (cost not included).
After lunch, private transfer to train station in Avignon.
Train around 4 pm – Arrival in Paris around 6:45pm
Biking in Provence – Practical Details
What’s included in the price:
- Private transfer on arrival and departure
- 2 nights, breakfast and city taxes in a 3-star Hotel in Gordes
- 3 guided tours as above.
- Ebike rental, delivery and setup (helmet, puncture kit, lock and bidon included)
- Entrance costs to above-noted attractions.
What’s not included in the price:
- Dinner and lunch
- Personal expenses
- Round trip TGV train to Avignon
- 4-star and 5-star hotels on request
- Traditional bike instead of an e-bike
Paris to Provence Rail Information
Link Paris will gladly book your round-trip rail from Paris to Provence. If not booking rail through us, please do not book your train tickets until instructed to do so by us. The exact train schedule and pick up time at the Avignon rail station will always be confirmed by our reservation department when booking. Special time schedules apply on bank holidays.
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|Why we love Provence – The world has fallen in love with rose wine from Provence, but for me the area is all about the Roman and medieval history. There are so many medieval hilltop villages, beautifully preserved with no power lines or cars, it’s really a trip back in time…and even farther back in time, bits of Roman roads, aqueducts and amphitheaters are all over the place. Not to mention truffles. – Laura|