4 days / 3 nights
Departures on fixed days according to schedule: 14-17 and 20-23 April; 5-8 May; 19-22 June; 6-9 and 27-30 July; 3-6 and 12-15 August; 28 September - 1 October; 5-8 and 12-15 October 2017.
Minimum 6 participants.
By electric bike and accompanied by your local guide, you will effortlessly discover the valleys and magnificent gorges surrounding the Giant of Provence. Along small secure roads with several possible variations, this trip takes you across the Sault Plateau and towards the perched villages of Haute-Provence, up to Montbrun-les-Bains, a spa resort, and a village listed as one of "The Most Beautiful Villages in France".
Day 1: Arrival in the Vaucluse region - Vaison la Romaine
2pm: Meet your tour guide, Pascal, at the Tourist Office. Leave for Bedoin, passing via Malaucène, two sacred starting points for the cyclist climbers of the famed Giant of Provence. 20-25 km.
Dinner, night and breakfast at a guesthouse in Bedoin.
Day 2: the Gorges de la Nesque and the Sault Valley. Bedoin, Monieux, Sault. 30-40 km
Dinner, night and breakfast at a guesthouse in Sault. Optional jacuzzi session by reservation (€5 for ½ hr)
Day 3: the Albion plateau and the perched villages. Sault, Ferrassières, Montbrun les Bains. 30-35 km
Free afternoon, optional access to the Water-Relaxation area of the Thermal Spa Valvital (see "options")
Dinner, night and breakfast in a 3-star hotel in Montbrun les Bains.
Day 4: Toulourenc Valley, the northern slope of Mont Ventoux. Montbrun les Bains, Brantes, Mollans sur Ouvèze, Entrechaux, Vaison la Romaine. 40-45 km
5pm arrival at Vaison la Romaine, end of trip.
Price per person: €650 (minimum 6 adults) - €585 (minimum 8 adults), in double or twin rooms
This price includes accommodation in a 3-star hotel or charming guesthouse in a double/twin room, half-board from Day 1 to Day 4; 1 "local produce and flavours" picnic and 1 restaurant breakfast, access to the well-being facilities of the equipped accommodation, the presence and support of your cycling guide from Day 1 to Day 4, hire of an electric bike and technical equipment (spare batteries, repair kit, carry paniers, etc.), transportation of luggage from/to Vaison la Romaine to your accommodation.
This price does not include: the return trip to and from the meeting place in Vaison-la-Romaine, lunch on days 1 and 3, drinks, personal expenses, independent tours, even if they have been mentioned as a possible activity over the course of the trip, all services not mentioned in the programme.
Additional fee for a single room: €140 p.p. incl. taxes
Access to the water-relaxation area of the thermal baths in Montbrun-les-Bains on Day 3 (including a thermal pool, Turkish bath, sauna, panoramic terrace with two outdoor Jacuzzis and a solarium): €24 p.p. incl. taxes