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France - Provence - Avignon to Aigues-Mortes - Bike and Barge Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Cycling through the Camargue – famous for flamingos and wild horses
  • Winding your way through Provencal villages
  • Visiting Pont du Gard, the highest Roman aqueduct and a UNESCO Heritage site
  • Exploring scenic Avignon, city of the Popes
  • Cycling past the magnificent abbey of Saint Michel de Frigolet
  • Staying on board a charming, comfortable barge

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival into Avignon   D  
2 Avignon Loop Ride 19 Miles / 30 Kms B L D  
3 Avignon to Aramon 25 Miles / 40 Kms B L D  
4 Aramon to Vallabrègues 22 Miles / 35 Kms B L D  
5 Vallabrègues to Arles 34 Miles / 55 Kms B L D  
6 Arles to Aigues-Mortes 16 Miles / 25 Kms B L D  
7 Aigues-Mortes Loop Ride 34 Miles / 55 Kms B L D  
8 Departure from Aigues-Mortes   B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

A wonderful bike and boat holiday through the wild Camargue. Starting in historical Avignon, we'll make our way through typical Provencal landscapes, through the charming city of Arles towards our final destination, Aigues-Mortes, with its medieval fortress. 
Features to be explored include the hill-top village of Les-Baux-de-Provence and the well preserved Roman aqueduct, the Pont du Gard. All the while we'll be cycling amongst a landscape of limestone cliffs and olive trees.
Your accommodation for the week is on a specially-designed boat. During the day, a local guide will be leading the way, however route descriptions are provided if you'd prefer to cycle independently from the group. This tour is run in conjunction with a local partner and you will join their guests on board. You will spend your evenings sharing experiences of the day with an international group of cyclists over authentic regional cuisine, cooked and served on board the barge. Please get in touch if you'd like to know the make up of the group booked onto your chosen departure.
If the below dates don't work for you, or if you'd prefer to do the route the other way around, you could consider starting the trip in Aigues-Mortes and and making your way to Avignon. Just contact us for details!

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Prices From:
£960
Estimated flight price
£200

Optional

Bike Hire
£100.00
Electric Bike Hire:
£225.00
Electric Bike Hire:
£225.00
Single Cabin:
£275.00
Single Cabin:
£275.00
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47.00
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47.00

Holiday Details

£960 departures (low season)

£1215 departures (mid season)

£1310 departures (high season)

Place to place

7 nights barge accommodation

6 days riding

Breakfast, packed lunch and evening meals

Route notes and maps provided

Local leader

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Last Updated: 11/04/2018