Tag: Mont Ventoux

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 Mont Ventoux For The Rest Of Us

Mention the words “Mont Ventoux” and most people instantly think of the Tour de France and some of the most grueling physical dramas in cycling history. Mont Ventoux has been part of 15 Tour stages since 1951, and 9 stages have concluded at the summit. The “Beast of Provence” has made the region a magnet

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Bicycling the Hill Towns of Provence Effortlessly

By Maggie LaCoste E-Bikes.  Who would think that these six letters would help bring about revolution in recreational bicycling in hilly parts of France?  In areas such as the Vaucluse region of Provence, recreational cyclists are enjoying the exhileration of cycling to gorgeous hill towns such as Bonnieux, Lacoste and Menerbes effortlessly, the e-bike way.