Category: Cycling in Provence

Cycling In Provence: A Week Just Won’t Be Enough!

Provence was the first region in France I visited as a tourist and it’s been a favorite of mine ever since.  Despite my love of Provence, it was only several years ago that I had the courage to tour the region by bike. Like many people, I equated cycling in Provence with the Tour de

Cycling Around Mont Ventoux Is Not Just For Experts!

Today is Bastille Day, a perfect day to watch one of the most exciting stages of this year’s Tour de France!  From a start in Montpelier, the Peloton travels to Vaucluse, the heart of Provence, home to Mont Ventoux, the Beast of Provence and dream destination of many serious cyclists. While this region is widely

Exploring The Hill Towns Of Provence By Electric Bike Now Available!

Book 2 of my Best Cycling Itineraries in France Guidebook Series is now available for $9.99. This 150 page e-book is filled with information on everything you need to know to explore the hill towns of Provence by e-bike, including:  details on 8 itineraries beginning and ending in Bonnieux, what to see and do along

Cycling In Provence: A Great Planning Resource Gets Even Better!

One of my favorite bicycling resources for the Luberon region of Provence has gotten bigger and better!  The former Velo Loisir Luberon is now Velo Loisir Provence and there’s a new website to reflect the change.  This organization has advocated development of cycling circuits and services in the Luberon for more than 10 years.  It will now

Provence’s Vaucluse Region Perfect For Year-Round Cycling

The Vaucluse Region is one of my top 5 bicycling destinations for the summer, or anytime of year, perhaps except when the Mistral winds are blowing!  Whether you are a very experienced cyclist looking to challenge Mont Ventoux, a weekend cyclist not afraid of some minor hills, or a recreational cyclist interested in leisurely experiencing