EV17 - Via Rhôna - Lapalud > Orange > Avignon

La Provence à Vélo

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  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure

Lapalud

Arrival

Avignon

Parking

Avignon

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TER Via Rhôna dépliant

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The tourist service at Lapalud :

Via Rhona connects Leman Lake to the Mediterranean Sea.
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New 74 km long itinerary through Vaucluse via the Rhone Valley, from Lapalud to Avignon. Some sections are for cyclists only and some are shared.
2 sections are dedicated to cyclists: Piolenc-Caderousse - 10 km and Avignon: Chemin des Canaux (canal path) – 3.5 km.

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Services pour cyclistes

road access

A7 motorway - exit Bollène or Avignon.

public transport

TER line 10 - Avignon - Lyon by the TER stations at Sorgues, Bédarrides, Orange et Bollène Croisière.
Advice for cyclists on TER lines

Zou bus lines
 84 n° 1, 2 et 23

recommended parking (s)

Bollène SNCF Station - La Croisière

In short

A 2-stage route alternating between narrow roads and greenways along the banks of the Rhône (Mornas - Piolenc) or along the "canal path" to enter Avignon.Caution required between Sorgues and Le Pontet. Things to see and do en route: - Les Girardes lake in Lapalud.- Mornas Fortress- Piolenc swimming lake- Caderousse and Orange- Chateauneuf du Pape- Avignon, its famous bridge and popes' palace, but also its river islands.

Stay viligant between point 1 (Sorgues) and 2 Le Pontet.
The passage between Sorgues and Le Pontet will be busy.

Families with children are advised to take the train to Sorgues station, to get to Avignon.

Contact

Vaucluse Provence Attractivité
E-Mail : info@provenceguide.com
Website : http://www.provence-a-velo.fr

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