EV17 - Via Rhôna - Lapalud > Orange > Avignon








Positive elevation

165 meters

Negative elevation

193 meters


Min. 16 meters

Max. 47 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • voie verte
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Lapalud / Avignon




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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

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public transport

TER line 10 - Avignon - Lyon by the TER stations at Sorgues, Bédarrides, Orange et Bollène Croisière.Advice for cyclists on TER linesZou bus lines 84 n° 1, 2 et 23


Bollène SNCF Station - La Croisière

road access

A7 motorway - exit Bollène or Avignon.

To be noted

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.

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

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.


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

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