Carpentras, Aubignan, Loriol-Du-Comtat, Beaumes-De-Venise, Lafare, La Roque-Alric, Le Barroux, Caromb, Modene, Crillon-Le-Brave, Bedoin, Flassan, Villes-Sur-Auzon, Mormoiron, Blauvac, Methamis, Malemort-Du-Comtat, Mazan, Venasque, Le Beaucet, La Roque-Sur-Pernes, Saint-Didier, Pernes-Les-Fontaines

40 - Touring the Comtat Venaissin by bike










Positive elevation

1657 meters

Negative elevation

1 meters


Min. 38 meters

Max. 444 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Carpentras / Carpentras




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Roadbook Tour du Comtat UK

Tour du Comtat

GPX track

The tourist service at Carpentras :

The Comtat Venaissin, land of art and history, is located in the heart of Provence at the foot of Mont Ventoux - a discrete territory of varied and protected landscapes.
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Its little country roads that wind between orchards and vineyards are ideal for cycling. Starting from Carpentras, this itinerary takes you first toward the Dentelles de Montmirail, a small range with amazing topography. You cycle down towards the Mont Ventoux piedmont planted with the characteristic crops emblematic of Provence – vineyards, olive groves and cherry orchards. Then, on you go towards the Monts de Vaucluse and the villages that nestle in the hilltops, providing stunning views of Mont Ventoux. Finally, take the time to explore the small town of Pernes-les-Fontaines with its 40 fountains! The stages on this cycle route are our suggestions. With the roadbook you can put together your own trip and follow this itinerary at your own pace. 1 - CARPENTRAS - BEDOIN 41 km – 25.5 miles
Via Loriol-du-Comtat - Aubignan - Beaumes-de-Venise - Lafare - La Roque Alric - Le Barroux - Caromb - Modène - Crillon-le-Brave - Bédoin
In Carpentras, the circuit starts from the car park at the Porte d’Orange. Follow the sign for Loriol-du-Comtat.
2 - BEDOIN - MAZAN 36 km – 22 miles
Via Flassan - Mormoiron - Méthamis - Malemort-du-Comtat
3 - MAZAN - CARPENTRAS 38 km – 23 miles
Via Venasque - Le Beaucet - La Roque-sur-Pernes - Saint-Didier - Pernes-les-Fontaines

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public transport

Regional train line (TER): Avignon-Carpentras


Car Park at the Porte d'Orange

To be noted

  • Hilly and fairly sporty bike course.

  • To make the most of the views and the charm of the villages crossed, opt for the electric bike.

  • Avoid hot days.

If you notice a problem on one of the Provence cycling routes report it with the Suricate app!:
Access to the massifs
Respect the regulations preserving protected natural areas – find out about restrictions to accessing the massifs during fire risk periods, from 15 June to 15 September.
Before heading out, check the website

In short

  • Small country roads that wind amidst orchards and vineyards and are ideal for cycling.
  • Discovery of the Dentelles de Montmirail the Mont Ventoux piedmont.
  • Discovery of the Monts de Vaucluse and the villages that nestle in the hilltops, providing stunning views of Mont Ventoux.
  • Visit of Pernes-les-Fontaines and Carpentras