Provence Family Bike Tour - Older Teens & 20s
St-Remy & the Alpilles to Luberon Villages
From $3,499 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
(+$1,100 for sgl. occ.)
It's a slower pace of life here in southern France. Amid the limestone Alpilles, where olive trees glisten in the breeze. And in the sunny Luberon, whose villages tempt you to relax over an exquisite meal. Pedal leisurely to medieval towns. Soak up views of vineyards and windswept countryside. Slow down and find bliss with your family on your bike in Provence.
- Pedal through a beautiful landscape of perched villages, lush vineyards and fragrant orchards
- Savor classic Provençal specialties: goat cheese, olives, lavender sachets and herbes de Provence
- Discover the vibrant artist community of St-Rémy and admire the landscape that inspired van Gogh
- Experience Provençal life in renowned Gordes, ocher-hued Roussillon and beautiful Venasque
Day 1 Get ready for incredible biking through villages, vineyards, olive groves and orchards | Warm up your cycling muscles and get to know the Alpilles, a world of windswept crags dotted with oak, pine and cypress trees | Visit the ancient Roman Pont du Gard aqueduct, a World Heritage site stretching over the Gardon River | Discover the vibrant artist community of St-Rémy, filled with fountains, gardens, cheery cafés and tree-lined boulevards.
Day 2 Bike to Eygalières, a small terraced town that was once the hiding place of French Resistance hero Jean Moulin | Explore Les Baux, perched high above a limestone landscape dotted with caves and said to be frequented by witches and goblins | Discover a multimedia exhibit celebrating some of the world's great artists at Carrières de Lumières | Enjoy an evening at a charming café with a classic Provençal atmosphere.
Day 3 Bienvenue to the Luberon! Ride to picturesque villages perched among dramatic limestone peaks | Admire the unique colors and character of Gordes and Roussillon | Oppède-le-Vieux and Ménerbes will seem delightfully familiar if you've read Peter Mayle's A Year in Provence.
Day 4 Marvel at the beauty of Gordes, a striking village perché, clinging to the craggy southern face of the high Vaucluse Plateau | Savor the sunlight over the hills in Venasque, listed among Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (The Most Beautiful Villages of France) | Quiet roads lead through rolling fields of lavender and wheat into the foothills of Mont Ventoux, known as the Giant of Provence.
Days 5-6 Savor farm-fresh cuisine and noteworthy regional wines | Ride the stunning Gorges de la Nesque on your way to Sault or test your cycling prowess and tackle the climb up Mont Ventoux | Meander through winding cobblestone streets for a taste of medieval Provence | Surrounded by venerable Côtes du Ventoux vineyards, relish a final spin through the idyllic hamlets of the Vaucluse.
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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.
2019 Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more guests: from $3,499 pp dbl occ
- 8 - 9 guests: from $4,099 pp dbl occ
- 6 - 7 guests: from $4,699 pp dbl occ
- 4 - 5 guests: from $6,199 pp dbl occ
- 2 - 3 guests: from $7,499 pp dbl occ
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