Avignon to Aigues Cycling Holidays
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Avignon to Aigues-Mortes (Bike and Barge)
Bike and Barge | 8 days | 7 nights | From £1049 per person
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Tour Highlights
• Visit the Pont Du Gard, a truly spectacular work of architecture
• Vist Saint Remy de Provence the birthplace of Nostradamus
• Stay aboard the Caprice
• Combine cycling with river cruising

Route features
Route on bike paths and low traffic roads in rural and city areas. Short stretches are on unpaved roads and few on not avoidable busy roads.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Itinerary


Day 1. Avignon

Individual arrival and boarding after 6 p.m. in Avignon. Your mooring place is in Quai de la Ligne next to the famous Pont St. Bénezet.

Day 2. Avignon, round tour (30 km)

Today we’ll get to the other side of the river Rhone by crossing the island Île de la Barthelasse, and we’ll ride in the typical garrigue landscape, between vineyards and orchards. Before going back we’ll visit Villeneuve Les Avignon, once known
to be the town of the cardinals. In the afternoon time to discover the historic centre of Avignon.

Day 3. Avignon – Aramon (40 km)

In the morning navigation till the town of Aramon, where you will start pedalling. The stage today will bring you to the best preserved Roman aqueduct in Europe: Pont du Gard, a very spectacular work. Overnight in Aramon with a beautiful view
over the Mont Ventoux.

Day 4. Aramon – Vallabrègues (35 km)

You start your day sailing to Vallabrègues, pretty Provençal village on the banks of the Rhône. Along country roads you will arrive to Barbentane with its castle at the confluence of the Rhone and Durance rivers. You will cycle to the magnificent
Abbey of Saint Michel de Frigolet and afterwards down to the medieval village of Boulbon. Overnight in Vallabrègues.

Day 5. Vallabrègues – Arles (55 km)

This stage brings you to Saint Remy de Provence, birthplace of Nostradamus. This village is also famous for having hosted Van Gogh in the days of his mental illness. In the end you move onto the Alpilles, with Les-Baux-de-Provence, a village lodged in the rock itself. A landscape of limestone cliffs and olive trees
accompanies your journey.

Day 6. Arles – Aigues-Mortes (25 km)

Today the whole morning is dedicated to visit Arles, the ancient capital of Gaul with beautiful Roman ruins. You will also have the opportunity to be welcomed by a professional guide, who will accompany you around the jewels of the town. After lunch you reach the lock of Saint Gilles and from there you will sail to Aigues Mortes for the overnight stay.

Day 7. Aigues Mortes, round tour (55 km)

Going through small country lanes of Camargue between canals, lagoons and small villages you will reach in the afternoon the charming fishermen’s village Le Grau-du-Roi. Possibility of a refreshing bath on the beach.

Day 8. Aigues Mortes

After breakfast, end of services.

Map & Route Information

Route Features
Route on bike paths and low traffic roads in rural and city areas. Short stretches are on unpaved roads and few on not avoidable busy roads.

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Tour Information

Holiday Information

The boat Caprice is equipped with: 11 cabins (1 Single, 2 Doubles, 8 Twins) measuring 7-8 m2.

Each cabin has three fixed portholes (one is in the bathroom), air conditioning and en-suite facilities with shower area; plus ample closet space, a power socket and a full-length mirror.
Bed sizes: 1.90 m x 0.80 m (Singles) and 1.90 m x 1.40 m (Doubles).

The living area measures 12.50 × 4.10 m, is air-conditioned and it is divided into two areas: the Restaurant (up to 22 seats)
the Lounge with an open bar A total of 10 windows give plenty of natural light.

Extra features:

Free hot drinks machine
Free WiFi in the restaurant/bar area
Complimentary courtesy kit: soap, shower gel, shampoo
Sundeck with seating accommodation and fixed awning.

Included services

7 overnights
Full board (breakfast, dinner and a self-made packed lunch)
Coffee and tea and other hot drinks on board
Sheets and towels
Courtesy kit
Daily short cleaning and mid-week cabin cleaning service and towel change
Bike helmet
Travel Guide, Maps, Roadbook
English speaking tour leader within an international group
Guided visit of Arles
Harbour charges
Emergency van in the area (also available for daily excursions)

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Rental Bike Information

After years of touring throughout Europe, opinions and feed-back by customers, road and workshop tests you will use a bike, which is perfect for the city, but above all suitable for trekking: solid, reliable and with excellent technical characteristics.

27-gear City Sports Bike

TYRES: Puncture-resistant Schwalbe Marathon plus
GEAR: Shimano Deore LX 27 gears or Shimano Nexus 7 gears with pedal brake.
SADDLE: Selle Royal www.selleroyal.com
HANDLEBAR GRIPS: Ergonomic

27-gear unisex City Sports Bike

TYRES: Puncture-resistant Schwalbe Marathon plus
GEAR: Shimano Deore LX 27 gears or Shimano Nexus 7 gears with pedal brake.
SADDLE: Selle Royal www.selleroyal.com
HANDLEBAR GRIPS: Ergonomic

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Your Prices

Avignon to Aigues-Mortes (Bike and Barge)
8 days, 7 nights

Prices shown are per person and include full board accommodation.

Departure Dates: Departs on Saturdays only
Your Ship: Caprice from Avignon

Prices per person including bike hire:

13th April 2019: £1049 per person
27th April 2019: £1049 per person
11th May 2019: £1269 per person
25th May 2019: £1269 per person
8th June 2019: £1269 per person
22nd June 2019: £1269 per person
6th July 2019: £1269 per person
20th July 2019: £1049 per person
3rd August 2019: £1049 per person
17th August 2019: £1049 per person
31st August 2019 £1049 per person
14th September 2019: £1349 per person
28th September 2019: £1349 per person
12th October 2019: £1349 per person
Single cabin supplement (limited number): £289
Rental bike (Included)
E-Bike (Payable locally): £109

Departure Dates: Departs on Saturdays only
Your Ship: L’Estello from Aigues-Mortes

Prices per person including bike hire:

6th April 2019: £1049 per person
20th April 2019: £1049 per person
4th May 2019: £1269 per person
18th May 2019: £1269 per person
8th June 2019: £1269 per person
1st June 2019: £1269 per person
22nd June 2019: £1269 per person
6th July 2019: £1269 per person
20th July 2019: £1049 per person
3rd August 2019: £1049 per person
10th August 2019 £1049 per person
24th August 2019: £1049 per person
7th September 2019: £1349 per person
21st September 2019: £1349 per person
5th October 2019: £1349 per person
19th October 2019: £1269 per person
Single cabin supplement (limited number): £289
Rental bike (Included)
E-Bike (Payable locally): £109

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

Holiday Price: £1049
Single Supplement: From £289

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