Provence/Riviera

France’s best known region after Paris is an unmatched playground for travelers, more so for cyclists! Where else can you find a region so diverse that a short 30-mile ride will take you to a place dramatically different from the place you left from? How many places in world offer such diversity within a small area? We haven’t traveled the world, but our guess answer is “not many!”

All the sub-regions of Provence (Luberon, Alpilles, Côtes-du-Rhône, Camargue) offer very different landscapes and terrains making Provence the land of choice for riders of all levels: Whether you are an avid cyclist and want to do challenging rides (and tackle Ventoux) or a leisurely rider who wants to go on an easy family tours, you’ll find your perfect match in Provence!

Cyclomundo knows Provence inside out and we offer many, many tours there! There’s one for you! As the choice may be daunting, make sure to contact us, we’ll help you pick the perfect trip for you!

Choosing a Family Friendly Bike Tour

Posted on: July 26th, 2016 by Bruno
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So you’ve been dreaming of the perfect cycling tour for you and your family? As you may know, cycling tours are a great way for families to explore new countries or regions. With the ever changing scenery and ample chances to get off your bikes and explore, a cycling vacation is perfect for families with Read more…»


Biking Tours with Families

Posted on: April 20th, 2016 by Bruno
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  Cycling tours are a great way for families to explore a new region or country. From your bicycle seat, you’ll get to know a place–with its own history, culture, sights, and smells – in a way that isn’t necessarily possible when traveling by car or train. It’s an ever-changing adventure, full of new and Read more…»


Marseille, European Capital of Culture

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Santana
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Although Paris is known across the world as the symbol of French culture, Marseille has recently begun to expand its own impressive reputation. Number two on New York Times’ Places to Go in 2013 and 2013’s European Capital of Culture, Marseille is the second largest city in France in terms of population and the largest city Read more…»


Getting to Avignon!

Posted on: April 13th, 2016 by Santana
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View Larger Map   With almost all of our Provence tours starting or ending in Avignon, this ancient city is a great place to start a tour…once you figure out how you will get there. In the following article we will cover the different options you have for arriving in or departing from this city.   Read more…»


The Lavender of Provence

Posted on: April 13th, 2016 by Abbie
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If you have ever thought of getting away and taking a relaxing cycling holiday, there could be nothing more fitting then traveling at a Provençal pace, looking out over a tranquil sea of purple, and breathing in that calming scent of Lavender. To help you experience cycling through vast lavender fields while embracing a wealth of colors Read more…»


A Cyclomundo Favorite: “Cycling Through Lavender”

Posted on: April 12th, 2016 by Beth O'Meara
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It’s that time of year when the vibrant purple hues of French lavender overtake your field of vision and the air is filled with their intoxicating fragrance. There’s a lot to take in when you’re cycling through lavender in Provence! And even in the off-season, there’s much to do in Upper Provence, such as visiting the Read more…»


Most Romantic Destinations

Posted on: February 5th, 2016 by Santana
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After studying up on the traditions of Valentine’s Day from around the world, I have come to the conclusion that there are certain prevailing themes everywhere. Though the types, meanings, and methods may differ, flowers, sweets, and cards appear in almost all the countries that recognize the holiday.  There is some variance in how gifts Read more…»


Christmas Markets in France

Posted on: December 8th, 2015 by Bruno
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France is a fabulous place to visit all year round – after all, it is the world’s most popular vacation destination. But every December, it becomes a downright winter wonderland! From the famous boulevards of Paris to the smallest hilltop village, the French pull out all the stops to produce their unique brand of Christmas Read more…»


Popular Events in France (or very close to France!) through 2013

Posted on: November 18th, 2012 by Bruno

Quick list of noticeable events taking place in France in 2013. The list includes sport and cultural events.