Stage 2: Malaucène/Bédoin Vaucluse Mountain Bike Trail - e-bike

La Provence à Vélo

Route

Difficulty

Intermediary

Duration

5h

Distance

53.75km

Positive elevation

1687 meters

Negative elevation

1 meters

Altitude

Min. 145 meters

Max. 565 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Malaucène / Bedoin

Parking

Bedoin

Elevation

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GPX track

The tourist service at Malaucène :

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After your first ascent of the Giant de Provence, the route crosses the Dentelles de Montmirail massif, a paradise for cyclists, climbers, and wine lovers of the Côtes du Rhône.

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Services pour cyclistes

After Malaucène, the northern gate of Mont-Ventoux, next come the famous limestone ridges of the Dentelles-de-Montmiral. After an easy first section, the route leads you to the heart of the massif, consisting of a series of tough climbs and easy descents.
After the famous wine village of Gigondas, you continue between rocky spurs, pine forests and vineyards to pass through beautiful hilltop villages.
Nestled in a hill, Lac du Paty will provide with you with a refreshing rest break.
After an amazing passage through the lands of ochre, you slowly make your way towards Bédoin, the southern gate of Ventoux.

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public transport

Zou Bus Line 11: Carpentras -Vaison la Romaine.

recommended
parking(s)

In front of the Post Office

To be noted

The route only partially follows the Grande traversée de Vaucluse and is therefore unmarked.  Route adapted to e-bike. GPS required.


Before departure, make sure to consult the Prevention of fire risks in Vaucluse website, to respect the massif closures. (T. +33 (0)4.28.31.77.11)


This itinerary is best suited to autumn and spring

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

Contact

Conseil départemental de Vaucluse - Maison des Sports
E-Mail : cdpal@vaucluse.fr