Orange, Caderousse, Chateauneuf-Du-Pape, Sorgues, Bedarrides, Courthezon, Jonquieres, Sarrians, Loriol-Du-Comtat, Aubignan, Beaumes-De-Venise, Vacqueyras, Gigondas, Sablet, Seguret, Vaison-La-Romaine, Crestet, Entrechaux, Faucon, Puymeras, Piegon, Mirabel-Aux-Baronnies, Vinsobres, Valreas, Grillon, Colonzelle, Richerenches, Visan, Tulette, Bouchet, Suze-La-Rousse, Bollene, Mondragon, Mornas, Uchaux, Piolenc

Touring the Côtes du Rhône by bike










Positive elevation

1970 meters

Negative elevation

1 meters


Min. 22 meters

Max. 419 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Orange / Orange




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Carte - Le Tour des Côtes du Rhône à vélo

RoadBook Tour des Côtes du Rhône à vélo

GPX track

The tourist service at Orange :

Distance: 120 to 242 km (with variants)
Duration: 2 to 7 days - stages of 15 to 45 km per day
Signposted one-way. Zone without signposting requires a logbook (available for download on
Positive altitude change: + 1,840 m
Level: difficult
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Linked to the Via Rhôna and taking the 'Via Venaissia' voie verte (designated cycle path), this cycle route in the Côte du Rhône offers a rhythmic sensory experience, all year round, through the cycle of the vines and life on the vineyards. From the fertile plain of the banks of the Rhône and the Roman history of Orange, the route is mostly signposted towards the Dentelles de Montmirail mountain range, the Uchaux massif and the Northern foothills of the Ventoux. It passes through hilltop villages and their castles, some of these villages being AOC Côtes du Rhône - Châteauneuf du Pape, Beaumes de Venise, Vacqueyras, Gigondas, Cairanne, Rasteau, Vinsobres etc.

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Services pour cyclistes

Touring the Southern Côtes du Rhône Vineyards, starting from the Via Rhôna or the Via Venaissia greenways, is a great sensorial experience of the vineyards, revealing their life along the seasons.
Leaving the Rhône river, you will discover the fantastic Roman heritage of Orange and Vaison la Romaine, the Dentelles de Montmirail rugged landscapes, the Massif d'Uchaux woodlands and the northern foothills of the Mont Ventoux. Outdoor enthusiasts and wine lovers will enjoy cycling through such iconic winegrower’s villages as Châteauneuf du Pape, Beaumes de Venise, Vacqueyras, Gigondas, Cairanne, Rasteau, Vinsobres, Suze la Rousse…. A bit further, from Vaison la Romaine to Valréas and Bollène, the vineyards stretch next to lavander fields, olive groves and truffle oaks.

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public transport

By train from Orange stationConnected to the Via Rhona and taking the Via Venaissia.

To be noted

Prefer spring and autumn for ideal temperatures and, above all, colourful views.
Autumn is particularly beautiful!
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