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Mont- Ventoux

Provence ~ 3 days ~

Availibilty

May to June & Sept

Price From

€1900.00

Duration

3 days / 2 Nights

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Your Journey

Conquering the "Giant of Provence" Mont-Ventoux will definitely be this weeks’ milestone. Contrary to Wout Van Aert, in 2021, you will climb the "Bald mountain only once, from Bedoin side.. After at least 2 hours of intense effort, not only will you enjoy an exceptional vista up to the Alps, but also a deep sense of personal achievement. This climb is considered as the toughest in professional cycling
Throughout this week you will explore the beautiful sun-drenched countryside roads, enjoy the cicada songs, ride through hilltop terracotta villages,and experience the slow pace of Provence and its world-famous cuisine and hospitality.

Journey Highlights

  • Enter cycling legend by conquering Mont-Ventoux
  • Ride a total of 191 Km & 3,888 m of vertical elevation
  • Ride on quiet, Provençale country-side roads & visit some of the most beautiful French Villages 
  • Taste Provençale gastronomy 
  • Enjoy exceptional hospitality and camaraderie atmosphere
  • Come back home with many peloton, safety & mechanical tips thanks to our daily Bike Clinic
  • Focus on cycling, we’ll look after the rest !

Day 1 : Loop around Mazan

Shortly after arriving at your charming hotel in Mazan, your road captain will lead you on a short loop around the area, to get accustomed to your bike & get to know your fellow riders. On this introductory ride, you will also discover a few Provençal hills : the perfect warm up try out before tomorrow' Giant

Daily Mileage: 57 Km / 902 m

Day 2 : Mazan -Mont-Ventoux Return

Today is “Le Jour J” (D-day): The Giant of Provence awaits your visit. This Hors-Categorie climb (21,6 Km at 7,5%) is part of the Tour de France's mythology since 1912. Once at the top, you will be submerged an amazing feeling of self-achievement and personal victory. During the 2 hours of efforts, one may reflect, while others may simply think of the non-stop 20 km of downhill that follows. Denis Roux's tip: breath well, relax, picture yourself at the top... ensure that your Strava is on!

Daily Mileage: 74,6 Km/ 1,949 m

Day 3 : Mazan-Gordes-Senanques

A very early ride, to admire the sunrise over the "Provençale" countryside, an opportunity to witness the nature waking up. We will pass by one of France most beautiful village and admire one of the oldest Monastery in the region (1148). Let's not forget that you will still to push on the pedals. 2 major climbs await you : Col de Murs (Cat 3 , 10 Km at 4 % ) & Col des 3 Termes (Cat 3, 2,3 Km at 8 % ). We will head back to the hotel for an "Au Revoir" breakfast, before driving you back to Avignon TGV station,

Daily Mileage: 58.6 Km / 1,095 m

Ride your own bike. Group & private journeys

  • Ride your own bike:€ 75 discount 
  • No single supplement but couple/friend sharing discount (€ 50)
  • Exciting Group prices (from 4 persons) Click here
  • Make your journey private as soon as your party reaches 8 persons or you wish to pay a minimum spend. For more info, Click here

All our Journeys are guaranteed: as soon as one guest confirms his/her journey it is GUARANTEED to take place. As soon as you do confirm your booking you may book your travel arrangements.

June 2022

17 Jun - 19 Jun €1900 / Person, €1850 / Double Occupancy Book Now

September 2022

2 Sep - 4 Sep €1900 / Person, €1850 / Double Occupancy Book Now

Chateau de Mazan

Nested in an authentic Provençal village, this 18th Century castle, is filled with history, mainly because of its famous last owner: "Le Marquis de Sade". After our rides, one will definitely enjoy a swim accompanied by a few cicada.

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