Provence 4-Day Bike Tour

Unpack Once and Discover the Essence of the Luberon

4 days / 3 nights Level: 2Price From: $4,095Collection: 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
  • Unpack once and 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 beautiful first ride past vineyards and fruit-laden orchards, reaching Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt in time for lunch. Leave town alongside the iconic 17th-century windmills and continue cruising through the villages of Gargas and Villars, admiring the region’s tranquil landscapes and timeless architecture. Tonight, we dine at one of our favorite restaurants in the village of 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 Provence

  • Day 2

    Essence of the Luberon

    Today we’ll ride on through the forested heart of the Petit Luberon, peering out across the valley floor with its patchwork of orchards and vineyards. Enjoy views from the wealthy and picturesque village of Bonnieux, and stop for a cappuccino in Lacoste. We’ll learn about Côtes du Luberon wines in a domaine near Ménerbes, then enjoy a lovely picnic prepared by your guides. Spin back to our hotel on a bike path and spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying a poolside glass of chilled rosé. Later, we regroup and transfer to the small village of Robion to meet our dear friend Veronique. In her home kitchen, she’ll prepare classic Provençal dishes, then serve them on her charming terrace.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Bonnieux, Lacoste, Menèrbes, Baumettes, Gargas
    Accomplished: 27 miles / 44 km, elevation gain: 1,932 feet / 589 meters
    Longer option: 34 miles / 56 km, elevation gain: 2,355 feet / 718 meters
    Accommodations: Coquillade Provence

  • Day 3

    To the Top of the World

    Our morning ride will take us on small country roads that lead to one of the most beautiful villages of the Luberon—Gordes. Explore the village’s outdoor market and scenic terraces created by its impressive position 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 village of Murs. Cruise downhill to the next charming village, Roussillon, which is full of galleries, colorful adornments made by local artists, and astonishing ochre-colored cliffs. Spend the remainder of today as you wish—may we suggest treating yourself to a massage at the hotel spa? Later, we dine together at the hotel’s gastronomic restaurant.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Gordes, Murs, Joucas, Roussillon, Gargas
    Accomplished: 24 miles / 39 km, elevation gain: 2,257 feet / 688 meters
    Longer Option: 34 miles / 56 km, elevation gain: 3,267 feet / 996 meters
    Accommodations: Coquillade Provence

  • Day 4

    Au Revoir

    For your final morning, enjoy a quiet breakfast and relax or go for a last ride in the countryside, saying farewell to the olive groves and vineyards that have been so familiar to us this week. Your guides will see you off in Avignon.

    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

Please note that Arrival + Departure Details for 2025 tours could be subject to change.

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

2024Single Supplement From: $1,100
2025Please speak to a Travel Specialist to confirm the hotel lineup for a particular tour date.Single Supplement From: $1,100

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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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Synapse 2 RLE

Manufacturer: Cannondale

Type: Road

Included in trip price

Quick 1 Disc

Manufacturer: Cannondale

Type: Hybrid

Included in trip price

Roadmachine AMP TWO

Manufacturer: BMC

Type: Road E-Bike

$400 supplement, subject to availability

257 AMP AL TWO

Manufacturer: BMC

Type: Hybrid E-Bike

Included in trip price