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“Acceuil vélo” Certification

A network of professionals labelled “Accueil vélo” has been established throughout the territory. All are committed to welcoming the cycling clientele and to offering services adapted to said clientele:

“Accueil vélo” professional commitments

Here are some of the “advantageous” cycling services available to “Accueil vélo” tourism professionals.

Secure one-storey bike storage.
Available bike repair kit
Possibility of bike washing
Possibility of washing and drying your clothes
Possible provision of a parking space for your vehicle in your absence
Contact with a rental company or courier network
Possible charging stations for electric bike batteries
Facilitating the search for overnight accommodation (especially out of season)
In hotels of bed & breakfasts
Potential of hearty breakfast from 6:30am and a picnic basket
In campsites: table and chairs provided, picnic area
In the gîtes: available for “weekend” rentals off-season (subject to availability)

Bike repair services
During bicycle repairs a courtesy bicycle or transport to the next stage of your trip will be provided

Taxis (transportation of people, bikes, and luggage) La Provence à Vélo
Delivery of your luggage to your accommodation
Possibility of transfer in case of itinerant stay (no compensation)
Use of a bicycle trailer to transport bicycles

Guides La Provence à Vélo
Professional coaching adapted to your level
Half-day or day-long exploration of the territory and practice techniques

The accueil vélo certification is a national reference source.
To find out more:
Explore the France Vélo Tourisme “Accueil vélo” guide

Bike rental companies:
Assistance in case of breakdown of the rented bike (without puncture)
Possibility of delivery of the bicycle to the place of residence
Possibility of returning the bike elsewhere than the rental site
Charging possible for electric bike batteries

Tourist sites (Wine cellars or wineries, museums, leisure parks):
Bicycle parking available less than 300 m from the property
Potential to fill your water bottles for free
Wine cellars: possibility of delivery of your purchases to your accommodation or to your home (without compensation)
Possibility to charge electric bike batteries

Tourist offices
Bicycle parking in the immediate vicinity
Advice for cycling tourists in several languages (GPX tracks, routes, difficulty, stopping areas, etc.)
Repair kits available
Possibility to charge electric bike batteries

Restaurants and restaurant-bars
Possibility of quick meal (main course and dessert)
Potential to fill your water bottles for free
Possibility to charge electric bike batteries