France cycling tour in Provence, Vaucluse Vineyards

Hello. If you'd like to chat about this holiday or need help finding one we're very happy to help. Rosy & team.

01273 823 700

Departure information

Our dates are flexible; please enquire for availability
Vouchers
Accepted

Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: France cycling tour in Provence, Vaucluse Vineyards

UK Office:
We are well aware of the impact tourism has at home and abroad, and we make every effort to balance the environmental impact of travelling with the immense benefits sustainable tourism can bring to destinations and the people who live there. So we start in the office: we turn off all electrical equipment every night; we use energy-efficient bulbs; we measure print and paper consumption, and re-cycle wherever possible; we print our brochures on paper from sustainable sources, and send them out in bio-degradable packaging.

Leaders & local suppliers:
Centred round the world-famous Cotes de Rhone vineyards – Gigondas, Beaumes-de-Venise, Vacqueyras - this gentle cycling holiday takes you through some of the prettiest villages in Provence where you stay at wonderfully varied hotels, most with private pools, and enjoy gastronomic cuisine everywhere. One highlight is France’s most extensive Roman site – dating to 2,500BC – at Vaison-la-Romaine. You spend 2 nights here at the Hotel Burrhus in the centre of town. Owner, Mme Gurly, is a great art lover and actively encourages guests to choose their favourite painting from the communal walls so she can have it displayed in your room for you for the rest of your stay! In most case, the works of art displayed are from local up and coming artists and can be bought if you see something you really fancy. An excellent way to support local talent and give you a lasting souvenir of your stay with us!

Group size:
Having no minimum number means that groups sizes can be small and therefore the trips have less impact on the environment.

Activity:
Walking has minimal impact on the environment as you provide most of the energy yourself and, when you’re strolling from village to village, you can enjoy a relationship with locals in a way motorists passing through never can. On foot, you get off the beaten track, and you’ll find that people treat you as a visitor rather than a tourist. Also, by walking independently, and not having to worry about keeping up with a group, you set the pace so you can soak up the sights, sounds and scents of your surrounds and really get under the skin of the place you’re visiting.

We proactively encourage walking clients to think about travelling responsibly too: packing light, saving water, buying locally and re-cycling all maps and route notes at the end of their trip.

Popular similar holidays

Provence cycling tour, France

Provence cycling tour, France

Cycling tour of Provence for avid riders

From €1070 - €1410 8 days excluding flights

Geneva to Lyon self guided cycling holiday, France

Geneva to Lyon self guided cycling holiday, France

Cycle along the Rhône River from Geneva to Lyon

From €885 7 days excluding flights

Dordogne self guided cycling tour, France

Dordogne self guided cycling tour, France

The cycling on this tour is varied and packed with interest

From £1609 - £1699 9 days including UK flights

Provence self guided cycling tour, Avignon to Cassis

Provence self guided cycling tour, Avignon to Cassis

Discover Provence from Avignon to the Mediterranean by bike

From €900 - €1315 8 days excluding flights

Convert currencies