Tag: cycling in the Luberon

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


Bicycling in Provence: A Very Sad Au Revoir

By Maggie LaCoste Provence is a very easy place to fall in love with, and a very difficult place to leave. Four days here was only enough time to confirm that I should have planned on staying no less than a couple of weeks! Even though it never rains here in the summer, it rained


Cycling in Provence: Sun-e-Bike Day 1

Today was a perfect day  bicycling in the Luberon. I actually had a blast cycling on a Sun-e-Bike electric bike.  To be honest, it was as much or more fun as a day at Disney World, Provence style!  While I will be the first to say that electric bikes may not be for everyone, after


Tour de France Cycling Holiday at BMC Test Center

By Maggie LaCoste The 100th Tour de France will once again climb the famous Mont-Ventoux on July 14.  In celebration of this special event, I’m thinking about cycling in the Luberon, sticking of course to much much more gentle terrain than the Tour!  Since I haven’t spent much time cycling in this area, I spent

More Resources For Planning A Cycling Trip to France

Based on the e-mails received in the last week, it looks like the first list of travel resources was a hit, so here’s a few more for those traveling to other areas of France. Several of the new resources are for regions I’ve not written much about before. I hope they’ll encourage thoughts about travel