Provence 4-Day Bike Tour

Unpack Once and Discover the Essence of the Luberon

4 days / 3 nights Level: 2Price From: $3,995Collection: Classic

Tour Highlights

  • Browse the weekly market in Gordes, where local producers offer fragrant soap, wheels of cheese, and intoxicating Provençal lavender
  • Enjoy a Provençal meal at the lovely home of our local friend
  • Bike through colorful, quintessentially French villages like Gordes and Roussillon, filled with charming façades, boutiques, and cafés
  • Stay at a single hotel, waking each day to vineyard views at the secluded and luxurious Coquillade

Eat

Picholine olives, tapenade, ratatouille, confectionary Calissons d’Aix, fromage de chevre, and slow-cooked lamb

Drink

Outstanding local wines like Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas, and Côtes de Provence; pastis (a traditional anise-flavored apéritif)

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  • Day 1

    Welcome to Provence

    Your guides will greet you at the Avignon TGV train station, and the adventure begins! After a short transfer into the countryside, we’ll start in style at our luxurious hotel with a bike fitting and safety briefing. Set out on a scenic first ride through the villages of Gargas and Villars, reaching Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt in time for lunch. Leave town alongside the iconic 17th-century windmills and continue cruising past vineyards and fruit orchards, admiring the region’s tranquil landscapes and timeless architecture. Tonight, we toast to the coming days in one of our longtime favorite restaurants in Roussillon. Bon Appétit!

    Meals: Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt, Villars, Gargas
    Accomplished: 16 miles / 25 km, elevation gain: 1,010 feet / 308 meters
    Accommodations: Coquillade

  • Day 2

    Essence of the Luberon

    Today we ride through the forested heart of the Petit Luberon, peering out across the valley floor’s patchwork of orchards and vines. Pause to appreciate the view from the picturesque village of Bonnieux when we stop for a honey tasting, then continue to Lacoste for a cappuccino break. An invigorating downhill takes us to a domaine near Ménerbes where we we’ll learn about Côtes du Luberon wines, followed by a lovely picnic prepared by the guides. Back at the hotel, the afternoon is yours to take a peaceful swim or treat yourself to a massage. This evening we’ll transfer to the small village of Robion and meet our dear friend Veronique. She’ll prepare essential Provençal dishes in her home kitchen, which we’ll enjoy on her charming poolside terrace.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Bonnieux, Lacoste, Menèrbes, Baumettes, Gargas
    Accomplished: 30 miles / 49 km, elevation gain: 2,339 feet / 713 meters
    Shorter option: 24 miles / 39 km, elevation gain: 2,073 feet / 632 meters
    Accommodations: Coquillade

  • Day 3

    To the Top of the World

    Our morning ride follows small country roads to one of the most incredible villages in all of Provence: Gordes. Explore the outdoor market’s abundance of just-picked fruit, hand-painted pottery, and herb-infused soaps, stealing a glimpse from the terraced town’s hilltop home in the Luberon Valley. Next, climb to the high plateau of the Luberon and reward yourself with incredible views and a well-deserved lunch in the sun-drenched village of Murs. Descend into ochre-hued Roussillon to browse the colorful creations of local artists in the town’s many galleries and shops. For our final dinner together, we celebrate in Coquillade’s gastronomic restaurant, serving local flavors with a contemporary culinary approach. Santé!

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Gordes, Murs, Joucas, Roussillon, Gargas
    Accomplished: 36 miles / 58 km, elevation gain: 2,670 feet / 814 meters
    Accommodations: Coquillade

  • Day 4

    Au Revoir

    Bid farewell to Provence with one last spin, admiring your fill of countryside scenery: olive groves, lavender fields, and long stretches of vineyards. After, your guides will transfer you to Avignon and see you off to your next adventure.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Destinations: Roussillon, Gargas
    Accomplished: 14 miles / 23 km, elevation gain: 1,083 feet / 330 meters

DuVine itineraries may be subject to slight route changes, hotel substitutions, and other modifications.



Arrival Details

Airport City: Paris or Marseille, France Pick-Up Location: Avignon Train Station Pick-Up Time: 10:30 am
Departure Details

Airport City: Paris or Marseille, France Drop-Off Location: Avignon Train Station Drop-Off Time: 12:00 pm

Any scheduled tour can be made private. Your group, your dates. Go Private

2023Single Supplement From: $900

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Accommodations

  • Thoughtfully selected accommodations that reveal the true character of the region
  • Luggage transfers

Meals

  • Daily breakfasts, all lunches, nutritious snacks, and après velo cocktails
  • 3 gourmet dinners at our favorite local restaurants and renowned culinary establishments
  • Carefully selected local wine, beer, or spirits with every meal

Activities

  • Wine tastings and activities as outlined in the tour itinerary
  • Entrance fees to historic sites, museums, parks, and all other exclusive events
  • Gratuities for baggage, porters, and hotel service

Gear

  • Top-of-the-line bicycle selection
  • Bike helmet
  • Complimentary DuVine gear, including a custom cycling jersey, DuVine t-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring bag
  • GPS in most destinations

Support

  • Expert bilingual guides with extensive local knowledge
  • Support vehicle that follows the day’s route, distributes refreshments, and offers lifts
  • Pick-up and drop-off before and after your tour from predetermined meeting points
  • Daily bike maintenance to ensure optimal performance
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