Tour the Luberon by bike in total freedom

The tourist service at Cavaillon :

Everyone can follow this itinerary which takes you along picturesque, little used roads through some of the most beautiful and stunning landscapes and villages of the Luberon Regional Nature Park. It is a signposted itinerary so you can fully enjoy your ride.
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Everyone can follow this itinerary, which takes you along picturesque, little used roads through some of the most beautiful landscapes and stunning villages of the Luberon Regional Nature Park. It is a wonderful itinerary that’s well signposted at each crossroads, meaning you can fully enjoy your ride rather than having to constantly check your map. Enjoy the superb, radiant nature in an exceptional Provencal climate.

Day 1:
Cavaillon to Lauris.
Set out on your bike ride from Cavaillon in the Luberon. By going along the Durance, you’ll go through the villages of Mérindol and Puget, before arriving at your first place you’ll be staying in, in Lauris.
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36 km, 400m elevation

Day 2:
From Lauris to La Bastide des Jourdans.
Day visiting the Chateaux of Luberon. You’ll ride along little-used shady roads from village to village which have plane tree-edged squares with a gushing fountain.
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44km, +580m/-450m elevation

Day 3:
From La Bastide des Jourdans (or Grambois) to Manosque.
Pays d'Aigues.
This stage takes you through the villages of Beaumont de Pertuis and Pierrevert, the crossroads of the Var, Vaucluse, Bouches-du-Rhône and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence départements.
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35km +450m/-480m elevation

Day 4:
From Manosque to Forcalquier.
In Giono country. You’ll ride along the Durance again, via Volx and Villeneuve, then cross the eastern part of the Luberon to arrive in Forcalquier, the “City of the four queens”.
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28.5 km +550m/-370m elevation

Day 5:
From Forcalquier to Céreste.
The land of the Forcalquier counts.
You’ll continue your journey heading for Dauphin. You’ll go around the village by the north, to reach St Michel l'Observatoire. The signposting will then take you to the edges of the village of Aubenas les Alpes, then Vachères. After having passed Reillanne, you’ll arrive in Céreste.
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38km +450m/-600m elevation

Day 6:
From Céreste to Apt.
An alternative is possible via Rustrel and/or the Ochres of Roussillon.
Ride via St Martin de Castillon before arriving in Apt.
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23km, +200m elevation or 50km alternative

Day 7:
From Apt to Cavaillon.
The hilltop villages of the northern slope.
You’ll cross the Claparèdes plateau to reach the villages of Bonnieux and Lacoste. Then you’ll continue on the road running along the Petit Luberon via Ménerbes, Maubec, and Robion.
Your journey ends in Cavaillon.
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50km, +550m/-680m of elevation

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Services

  • Breakfast
  • Luggage porterage
  • Half-board
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Equipment hire
  • Booking of general amenities
  • Table d'hôte

Dates and times

From 15/03 to 15/11.

Subject to favorable weather.

Prices

Adult: from 785 €.


The package includes: half-board accommodation (except dinners at La Bastide des Jourdans D2 and Apt D6), guidebooks supplied for 4 people, luggage transport (according to the chosen offer).

Price per person half board with luggage transport

Without luggage transport: - 150 €
From 2 participants: 785 € / person
From 4 participants: 755 € / person
Single supplement (subject to availability): 150 €
Supplement only 1 participant: 165 €
Hiring of VTC with satchel: 115 € (booked at inscription)
Electric bike with saddlebags: 215 €.

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Contact

Tour the Luberon by bike in total freedom
84300 Cavaillon

coordinates

Longitude : 5.043485
Latitude : 43.834592

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