Sorgues, Bedarrides, Courthezon, Chateauneuf-Du-Pape

1 - From the vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape to the Ouvèze plains

1

Route

Loop

Difficulty

Easy

Duration

3h

Distance

28km

Positive elevation

240 meters

Negative elevation

240 meters

Altitude

Min. 22 meters

Max. 113 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Parking de l'île de l'Oiselay / Parkplatz der Ile de l'Oiselay

Parking

Parkplatz der Ile de l'Oiselay

Elevation

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Downloads

Fiche vélo n°1 : Du vignoble de Châteauneuf du Pape à la plaine de l'Ouvèze

GPX track

The tourist service at Sorgues :

Family-friendly bike ride rich in fragrance and colours from the lovely Oiselet Island.
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This cycle route is designed to let you discover the architectural heritage of the ancient centres of Sorgues and Bedarrides, the landscapes of the Ouvèze plains and the undulating hillsides of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyards.

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public transport

Sorgues-Chateauneuf du Pape train station
TER 9 Bis et 10

recommended
parking(s)

At the Ile de l'oiselay

road access

From Avignon, take the expressway towards Orange and Sorgues. In the center of Sorgues, reach the Ile de l'oiselay.

To be noted


  • Take extra care when cycling between points 1 and 2 because of traffic in Sorgues centre

  • Take a hat and sunscreen - the route does not have much shade

  • Autumn and spring are the best times of year to cycle this route 

  • 800 m of the route between points 3 & 4, and 300m of the route between points 5 & 6, are unpaved 

If you notice a problem on one of the Provence cycling routes report it with the Suricate app!: sentinelles.sportsdenature.fr

In short

  • Splendid views of Châteauneuf du Pape vineyards and village
  • Cool and refreshing route along the banks of the Rhône on Ile de l'oiselay and Islon St Luc
  • Discover Courthézon saltwater lake, a bird watcher's paradise

Contact

Office de Tourisme de Châteauneuf-du-Pape
E-Mail : accueil.chateauneufdupape@paysdorange.com
Website : http://www.provence-a-velo.fr/