Active Body Peaceful Mind

Location?  Provence, France

Duration?  5 to 7 days

In Short:

This tour in the heart of Provence is Mountain Biking Heaven.  We settle in the fun and bustling town of St. Rémy de Provence, an just a few strokes away from the city center we’ll enter the magnificent Alpilles.  Land of Olive trees, vineyards, pines and limestone – our rides through the Alpilles amaze even the most traveled cyclists! 

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When to go?

January    February    March April   May   June   July   August   September     October    November    December

Itinerary – Attractions – Rides


Activities

St.Rémy    Abbaye de Frigolet    

Montagnette    Petit Lubéron 

Les Baux-de-Provence

Carrières de Lumière    Les Alpilles

Glanum    Fontvielle    Maussane

Eygalières     Lourmarin     Cavaillon

Cheval-Blanc    Lourmarin  

Photos

Les Alpilles

Les Baux de Provence

Frigolet Abbey

The Lubéron

 

Hotels

Experience the rides:

The videos are posted by experienced cyclists!  Don’t be alarmed, we create itineraries based on your level.  Our first preoccupation is your safety.

Alpilles

Mixted terrain of small paved roads, firm trails, bedrock limestone, and scree

Montagnette

Mixted terrain of small paved roads, forest trails, earth singletrack, sand and bedrock limestone

O Grand Lubéron

Forest trails, singletracks of earth and scree

 

 

 

Choose your Terrain

We design tours based on your abilities 

We’ll need to now what type of terrain you’re comfortable in.  From paved roads to technical descents, let us know what you’re after.  When designing your itinerary, our guides will confirm there are no passages beyond your comfort level.   

Choose your Gear

On all Halcyon Tours you have various bike options.  For Mountain Biking, select from:

Hardtail Mountain Bike

 

More efficiency with every turn of the crank, Hard-tails with front shocks are the classic mountain bike design.  More control, less weight, more reliability.

Full Suspension Mountain Bike

 

More confort, and ideal for technical terrain, a full suspension is ideal for the more “hardcore” riders.  

e-Mountain Bike

 

With the amazing Bosch or Yamaha drive-trains, these beasts are fun for even the most athletic riders.  In a group setting they completely level-out abilities, so that experienced riders and novices can enjoy the ride together, no matter how many mountain passes we tackle!

 

26er-vs-29er

Independently of the bike you selected, choose 26″ or 29″ wheels to match!

support-vehicle

Our support vehicle is a Renault Traffic for 9 passengers with A/C, with ample space for luggage and gear.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For personalized itineraries: request@halcyontours.com