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Discover the Alpilles and Pont du Gard

Discover the Alpilles and Pont du Gard

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 10 - 15 people
Destination(s): France  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring   Ecotourism  
Season: March - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1050 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1050 US Dollar (USD)

This self-guided bike tour will let you discover the picturesque Provencal countryside from Avignon to Arles and west to Pont du Gard. Cycling on small country roads you will discover a beautiful scented landscape of hills, pretty perched villages and rich historical towns that date back to the Romans.

Highlights: Avignon’s Papal Palace; Arles’s Roman architecture; the amazing Pont du Gard; vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape; St Remy de Provence; Uzes and les Baux de Provence.

France has a temperate climate though it is very variable within its borders. Paris and the North tend to be cold and wet in winter and often hot and humid in summer. The south including Provence, Riviera and Languedoc/Rousillon have a Mediterranean climate with the mildest temperature.

This region boasts the most sunny days with mild temperature in winter but watch out for the strong Mistral wind that sometimes occur in the Provence/Cote d’Azur region. Along the Atlantic coast the weather is temperate with mild temperature and rainfall distributed throughout the year.

Summers can be hot and sunny. Normandy has a rather temperate climate with frequent showers throughout the year. The Alps region and Pyrenees have more rigorous winters but hot and sunny summers.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Date: from early spring to late fall.
Price starts from $1,050* pp double occupancy.
Activity level: easy to moderate.

Price Includes:
- 5 nights double occupancy (2 nights in 2-star and 3 nights in 3-star hotels).
- All breakfasts and 3 dinners.
- Welcome drink.
- Fully equipped bike rental.
- Baggage transfer.
- Transfer from train station or airport.
- Daily cycling routes and detailed maps.
- Emergency support call.

* This trip can be customized to include airfare, car rental, train passes and additional night stays in Provence, Paris or other cities.
* These rates are subject to availability and currency rate fluctuations.

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