PROVENCE - ALPES - COTE D’AZUR
An inspiring journey that traverses rolling roads of Provence before descending upon the stunning Cote d’Azur in Menton. A route that takes in some classic climbs and less known valley roads, with spectacular scenery from start to finish. You will discover roads, villages, food, culture and people that you could only dream of finding by yourself. Guided by former professional cyclist Tim Gudsell and friends along their favourite training and race routes.
People of all ages and abilities can take a trip with Ventouro. Rest assured our tours almost always comprise of riders with a wide variety of fitness levels and experience. To enjoy the main ride each day you would want to be able to ride 90km relatively comfortably, we will have shorter ride options available also.
Non-riding partners are also very welcome, at a discounted price you will get to explore France just as much as the riders, with more time to delve deeper into historic towns, and relax poolside at the hotel.
“We’ve created our very own standard of travel, far exceeding the norm, for one simple reason: when your time is precious, we think you deserve a journey that moves you and surprises you at every turn”
RIDING // The rolling hills of south-eastern France make for incredible cycling terrain in general, but throw in a climb or two to one of the region’s picturesque hilltop villages, and you have something special. There really is something for everyone in Provence, and during this trip, you will get to explore the best the region has to offer.
ACCOMMODATION // For your comfort, we handpick accommodation for each tour. You may be staying in a boutique hotel, at a vineyard (handy for wine tasting), or in a rustic homestead with a personal chef on hand. Either way, you’ll be ready to relax into a comfy bed after your exertions during the day!
FOOD & WINE // The Provence region is renowned for their Rose wines, but we are also fans of their big spicy reds. From the crepes at breakfast to the crusty, yet chewy baguette at lunch and the regional delicacy, Ratatouille at dinner, the daily culinary road is second only to the amazing rides of the region.