Between Caromb and Beamus-de-Venis
Mountain biking on La Grande Traversée du Vaucluse
Biking in Vaucluse
Whether you wish to explore the lavender fields or go on a tour of the mountains following in the famous tracks of cyclists competing in the Tour de France – Vaucluse is the ideal holiday destination for keen cyclists. In the heart of Provence in the south of France, you’ll find a vast network of signposted cycle routes in the Luberon, and a huge variety of colourful landscapes around Mont Ventoux and in the Rhône Valley.
A range of cycling experiences
A network of professionals to welcome you
The ‘Provence à vélo’ network ensures you’ll have hosts offering space to securely store your bikes, taxis who will transport your bikes and luggage, and 60 sites equipped with chargers and Bosch charging stations offering more than 200 possible charging points in total… so that’s a whole network of professionals rallied together to make your trip the best it can be!
Discover the Rhône Valley
Cyclists make their way through the Côtes du Rhône and Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyards. As well as unique scenery, lined with vines and poppy fields, you will be able to stop at local winegrowers and taste wine from the area.
2 stages of the Via Rhôna pass through the Rhône Valley, a chance to discover the richness of this land where Romans, knights (thanks to Mornas Fortress), and popes have left their marks.
The Luberon by bike
For a more gentle route, the Calavon greenway, part of the "Mediterranean by bike" cycle route, offers a dedicated itinerary through the Luberon.
The legendary Mont Ventoux
In 1951, Mont Ventoux was part of the Tour de France course for the first time. It has become one of the race’s most legendary summits.
Criss-cross the loops of the Ventoux with the ‘Espace VTT’ (mountain biking space) created by the French Cycling Federation. The Giant of Provence can also be discovered on a mountain bike or electric bike with the Vaucluse long-distance mountain bike trail. The itinerary, which has 9 stages of 400 km, passes through Vaucluse, leading bikers on beautiful pathways from the Ventoux to the Luberon.