Tag: bicycling in Provence

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 to Chateauneuf du Pape, Surrounded By Mountains and Vineyards

It is with a very sad heart that we say goodbye to Philippe and Sylvie at Villa Noria. ┬áTheir hospitality has made our time here so perfect. Philippe’s cooking has made our meals something to definitely look forward to. Philippe advised us at breakfast that there is a strong weather front coming through today with


Three Perfect Itineraries For Bicycling Near Mont Ventoux

My mission on this trip to Provence was to determine if the area around Mont Ventoux was just for serious cyclists, or if there were itineraries for normal cyclists like me. There are plenty of recreational cyclists who would love to explore the beauty and mystique of this famous region, but are not interested in


Cycling In The Shadow Of Mont Ventoux

The Giant of Provence. The Beast of Provence. The watchdog of the Rhone Valley. Even on days when the top is hidden by the clouds, you are always aware that it is there. Nestled below it on all sides are small towns and villages perfect for exploring. Whether you ever intend to ride to the


Bicycling In The Shadow Of The Dentelles de Montmirail

Since we left Orange, the breathtaking Dentelles de Montmirail have been a constant backdrop along our itinerary. These foothills to Mont Ventoux are incredibly distinctive, in parts, resembling a razorback dinosaur. They form the palate upon which some of the most beautiful villages of the northern Vaucluse are located: the famous wine villages of Gigondas