Mont Ventoux and Provence (4 Nights)

Conquer the “Giant of Provence”. As you ride along the lavender fields and vineyards of Provence, you cannot ignore this awesome mountain, towering towards the sky.

The Mont Ventoux beckons all passionate cyclists to meet their calling.

Price from : 2390 €
Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Level : Active or Pro
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Biking
Dates : from 07/12/2016 to 07/16/2016

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Day 1 :   Arrival in Avignon

07/12: You will be greeted by your guide at the TGV train station in Avignon at 3 pm for a transfer to your hotel at Collias. There is a briefing and bike set up at the hotel, and time to visit the Provencal city of Uzes. Dinner is included.

Day 2 :   Transfer near the Tour de France stage finish at Montpellier

07/13: There is a transfer near the Tour de France stage finish at Montpellier where you will ride the last 40 kilometers of the race course with official VIP access on the stage race course. Fans will cheer YOU on as you cross the finish line followed by a souvenir photo on the official podium. Then await the pro finish in the official Tour de France reception area with VIP Espace Izoard access on the finish line. Enjoy food and snacks and live TV broadcasting of the Tour. Afterwards, there is a transfer by van to Nimes for dinner near the famous Roman arena.

Day 3 :   Today’s cycling begins in the Provencal town of Beaume de Venise and you will climb the famous Mont Ventoux.

Elevation gain 1 : 1900 Meters 

14/07: Today’s cycling begins in the Provencal town of Beaume de Venise and you will climb the famous Mont Ventoux. Enjoy a strategic spot and gourmet picnic alongside thousands of fans for this mythical stage of the Tour de France. Its France’s national holiday and you can count on the Frenchies to liven things up!

Dinner included tonight

Day 4 :   Biking from the hotel through vineyards, olive groves, and oak woods

Elevation gain 1 : 1000 Meters 

07/15: You have the choice to start biking from the hotel through vineyards, olive groves, and oak woods or a short van transfer to join the Tour de France time-trial. Return to the hotel by van.

Day 5 :   Transfer by van to Montélimar to see the Tour start

07/16: There is a transfer by van to Montélimar to see the Tour start, encourage your favorite racers, sample Montelimar’s famous nougat candy. Lunch then return to Avignon TGV train station by 4 pm.

Average / Day :
Elevation gain : 1450.00 Meters

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Day : 1, 2, 3, 4

The 17th century residence, Le Castellas, is located on a quaint street in the heart of the village of Collias. The surrounding restored buildings of Le Castellas create a serene interior courtyard for guests to enjoy. The wisteria covered terrace is an ideal spot for breakfast or dinner to savor the Chef's traditional and flavorful creations.

Bikes available for your tour

Accessories


Hybrid & Electric Assisted Bike rental : Your bike comes with 2 bags (1 rear pannier + 1 front pannier) so you can easily carry your stuff during your ride.
  • Rear pannier containing : Helmet / Lock / Pump / 2 Spare tubes
  • Handlebar bag containing: Toolkit / Tire levers / Patch kit
  • 1 souvenir water bottle
  • Odometer
  • Flat pedals are included (toe straps on request)
Road bike :
  • Saddle bag containing : Toolkit / Tire levers / Patch kit / 2 Spare tubes / 1 Hand pump + Rear pannier
  • Helmet
  • Odometer
  • Lock
  • Flat pedals are included (toe straps on request)
  • 2 souvenir water bottles

Roadbooks


Our road books are complete packages of information that will help you through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out for the Tour de France. We have invested significant time and incorporated the feedback of our customers over many years (since 1997!) to make our road books even better. Our road books include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, profiles.

Included

  • Bike ride with VIP access on the course of the Tour de France July 13th
  • Official escort to cross the finish line on the July 13th stage
  • Photo souvenir on the official podium of the Tour de France
  • VIP access to Espace Izoard on the finish line July 13th
  • 4 nights of accommodations: 3 star hotel of charm with private shower and/or bathroom
  • 4 breakfasts at the hotel
  • 4 Deluxe picnic lunches (fresh local products)
  • 3 dinners (1 gastronomic)
  • Professional certified guide
  • Van support, All transfers
  • 1 Discover France Jersey
  • Energy food and drink package
  • Water and Snacks
  • Road book and travel information
  • Official Tour de France welcome package
  • A 25% discount card for merchandising at the official store
  • Official Tour de France Roadbook

What's not included

  • Airfare to and from the trip
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Drinks at restaurant
  • Bike rental

Price from & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Standard 2390 € 2640 €

*Please contact us for triple room rates