The highlights from Provence and Camargue
Season: March – November.
Provence is the Mediterranean France with the air which is scented by “maquis” and lavender. The landscape and the special quality of light have inspired many painters. The Roman history will accompany you most of the days, the food rich in herbs will finish the journey in lovely hotels.
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Cycling Style Holiday TypeOn Road, Touring
Activity Level Moderate
Self-guided Cycling Tour
Departure days: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Duration: 8 days – 7 nights
- 7 Accommodation in 2** and 3 *** -very comfortable Hotels with Telephone, TV
- Breakfast Buffet
- 4-course-evening meal (if option)
- Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
- Road book and map
- Transfer back to Arles by bus
- Train ticket from Arles to Orange
- Our service finishes in Arles
- Bike rental (optional)
Arrival to your Hotel in Orange.
Time to visit the Roman monuments as the theatre one of the best preserved of all Roman theatres.
Orange – Uzès 54 km
Beautiful landscapes. Orchards, vineyards from the famous Côte du Rhône (Lirac, Laudan) untill St Laurent. Arriving at the charming medieval village overlooking the Alzon Valley, Uzès. Is a typical provencial Village with a wonderful market place.
Uzès – Pont du Gard – Avignon 49 km
Small peacefully roads will take you to the spectacular site of Pont du Gard, considered one of the wonders of the ancient world. The Roman aqueduct was built to carry water across the River Gardon to the City of Nimes. The end of the day trip will be in Avignon.
Avignon – St. Rémy 31 km or 56 km
Arriving in Avignon you have time to visit the Roman monuments and the Palace of the Popes. You leave Avignon by small quiet roads and you are cycling towards one of the most beautiful villages in the region and very typical: St Rémy. Known for the aromas of wild herbs. St Rémy where Van Gogh has lived and where Nostradamus was born. The wines from Les Baux havegranted their own appellation status in the late eighties .You can enjoy the end of the day in the romantic small streets and places of St Rémy.
St. Rémy – Les Baux – St. Rémy 40 km
Today you’re cycling from St Remy to Les Baux. The remarkable pilgrimage site was built at 200 m high outcrop and is dominated by a ruined fortress. It’s the area of Van Gogh and here he got the inspiration for a lot of his paintings. Wonderful landscape in the shadow of the Alpilles mountains.
St Remy – Arles 32 km
This day you left St Remy to cycling south, towards to the Mediterranean sea in the town of Arles, perched on the side of the Rhone with its well-preserved amphitheatre, countless medieval and Roman monuments.
Arles – Ste-Maries-de-la-Mer 48 km
Passing Mejanes you will cycle towards the Mediterranean by the protected region of the Camargue. Here you well see the white horses and exotic wildlife that roam the countryside. Transfer back to Arles by bus
Arles – Orange
Return by train to Orange and departure.