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Cycling in Provence on DiscoverFrance.com’s Mont Ventoux to Nice Challenge

Discover France Adventures award winning tours are made up of their unique self guided tours and very competitively priced guided tours.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Feb. 10, 2011 - Scottsdale, Arizona, February 10, 2011 - Cycling in Provence on DiscoverFrance.com’s new Mont Ventoux to Nice Challenge Tour provides 400 km of riding and admiring the Provence Alps Cote d’Azur region. The route takes cyclists up legendary climbs including Mont Ventoux, on roads bordering lavender fields, and into charming villages throughout Southern France.

Leaving the Luberon countryside behind, this tour is a one way trip to the French Riviera with some long stages over spectacular countryside. Bedoin, Gordes, Greoux les Bains, Saint Tropez and Cannes are among the many places to discover while cycling in Provence.

Cycling in Provence has something amazing to offer every cycler, visit DiscoverFrance.com for all the details:
http://www.discoverfrance.com/regions/provence_ventoux_ni...

Day 1: Arrive in Avignon and transfer to Bedoin at the foot of Mont Ventoux. After an orientation, explore the village, take a walk, swim in the pool, or relax for the rides ahead.

Day 2: There are two ride options today: 1) start with a warm-up tour between the vineyards of Bedoin, followed by the challenging climb and descend of Mont Ventoux, or 2) ride through the Nesque River Canyon to the lavender plateaus and the village of Sault.

Day 3: The landscape changes while cycling in Provence today. Start cycling in the vineyards before reaching Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages of France, then cycle on small roads through the Luberon and cross small villages in the quieter part of Provence. When approaching Greoux les Bains, be sure to notice the first peaks of the Alps as they become visible in the distance.

Day 4: Ride through the rolling hills of Greoux until reaching Saint Tropez on a beautiful Mediterranean road.

Day 5: Cycling in Provence all day from Saint Tropez to Nice along the most stunning and prestigious Oceanside of the French Riviera.

Day 6: Departure day from Nice.

This 5 night tour is available anytime between April and October, but to have good access to the Ventoux summit, starting after May 1 is recommended. The self guided version is 1395 Euros per person for 3 and 4 star hotels and includes buffet breakfasts, 3 dinners, luggage transfers, road books and a GPS. The guided tour is 1785 Euros per person including everything the self guided tour offers plus a professional guide, vehicle support, all transfers and more. Bikes are available to rent and extra nights in any region can be arranged. Contact DiscoverFrance.com for more information,contact@discoverfrance.com

Discover France Adventures, www.discoverfrance.com, has been organizing bicycle tours in France since 1994 and has offices in both the USA and France. Discover France Adventures award winning tours are made up of their unique self guided tours and very competitively priced guided tours. They are proud to be a Carbon Neutral travel provider, and a continued supporter of Sustainable Travel International, as well as an official tour operator of the Tour de France and Etape du Tour.

Visit http://www.discoverfrance.com for all details or contact Discover France by phone at 800.960.2221 or by email at contact@discoverfrance.com.

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Discover France Adventures, www.discoverfrance.com, has been organizing bicycle tours in France since 1994 and has offices in both the USA and France. Discover France Adventures award winning tours are made up of their unique self guided tours and very competitively priced guided tours. They are proud to be a Carbon Neutral travel provider, and a continued supporter of Sustainable Travel International, as well as an official tour operator of the Tour de France and Etape du Tour.

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