Provence cycling vacation in France

Price
£1235To£1319 including UK flights
Duration
5 Days
Type
Tailor made
More info
From £995 - £1079 excluding flights.
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Description of Provence cycling vacation in France

Price information

£1235To£1319 including UK flights
From £995 - £1079 excluding flights.
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can depart every two days throughout May-Oct, please inquire for more details.

Travel guides

France cycling
Forget Lycra-clad bottoms and ascending alpine summits; our cycling in France travel guide paints a much more inclusive and varied picture with gradua...
Provence
Its alluring Mediterranean coast positively glows with glamour, but it is in the quieter interior, a patchwork quilt of picturesque hilltop villages, ...

Vacation information

Traveling by train:
We offer the possibility of traveling by train to and from the UK for this trip and can book this for you if required. Please inquire for further details.

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

Activity:
Cycling has minimal impact on the environment as you provide most of the energy yourself and. Also, by traveling independently, and not having to worry about keeping up with a group, you set the pace so you can soak up the sights, sounds and scents of your surrounds and really get under the skin of the place you’re visiting.

We proactively encourage our clients to think about traveling responsibly too: packing light, saving water, buying locally, re-cycling all maps and route notes at the end of their trip as well as to be mindful of not leaving any rubbish behind.

UK Office:
We are aware of the impact tourism has at home and abroad, and we make every effort to balance the environmental impact of traveling with the immense benefits sustainable tourism can bring to destinations and the people who live there. So, we start in the office: we turn off all electrical equipment every night; we use energy-efficient bulbs; we measure print and paper consumption, and re-cycle wherever possible; we print our brochures on paper from sustainable sources, and send them out in bio-degradable packaging.

People

Leaders & local suppliers:
On this four night vacation you'll discover the beauty of Provence - a region where refinement and tradition blend beautifully, and whose natural light and landscapes have served as inspiration to the likes of Van Gogh, Cezanne, Picasso and Dumas, not to mention Peter Mayle! You'll look out over a patchwork blanket of fields, olive groves, vineyards and, in the south east, apple orchards which cover the floor between the mountains on either side. When you’re cycling from village to village, you can enjoy a relationship with locals in a way motorists passing through never can. While the vineyards here may not be as well-known as those of the Rhone, Burgundy and Bordeaux, some superb wines are produced here - so be sure to stop off for a tasting or two. You get off the beaten track, and you’ll find that people treat you as a visitor rather than a tourist. We've hand-picked a lovely selection of hotels for your vacation. The Hotel l'Hermitage in Pernes-les-Fontaines is set in 2 hectares of grounds with a saltwater swimming pool and its own orangery; the Hotel les Sables d'Ocre in Roussillon sits amidst landscaped lawns with a relaxing pool area.

As with all our vacations, we encourage visitors to buy from independently-run shops & establishments where possible, supporting the local people and their families.

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