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Your Cycling Holiday in Provence

Bike & Boat | Provence & Camargue

A weeks cruise to explore the beautiful rivers and vineyards of Provence and Camargue. Lagoons, olive groves and limestone cliffs. Cities full of hidden treasure and glorious Provençal wine. This is France as it should be discovered. The MS Caprice and MS L'Estillo are 2-star to 3-star vessels.

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Flamingos and other wildlife of the Camargue regional nature park. Picture-perfect villages of Les-Baux-de-Provence, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and Vallabrègues. Finally, the spectacular Pont du Gard aqueduct.

What's included

  • En suite accommodation on the 2-star to 3-star boats
  • Full board dining arrangements
  • Daily semi-guided cycling tours and excursions
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Touring bikes with panniers
  • Route maps and instructions
  • Local support and friendly crew
Your Cycling Holidays in Provence

Bike & Boat | Provence & Camargue

Day 1

Arrive at Avignon, Nîmes or Marseilles airport.

Head to your boat and be equipped with your bicycle.

Day 2

Round Tour Avignon | Distance 19 miles (30km)

Your first day’s cycling will start by crossing the River Rhone at the island Ile de la Barthelasse and through a landscape typical of the region between vineyards and orchards. The route reaches Villeneuve les Avignon, which is full of wonderful medieval monuments before you cycle back to Avignon for a guided visit of the historic centre.

Day 3 

From Aramon to Avignon | Distance 24 miles (40km)

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 you will stay in Aramon with a beautiful view over the Mont Ventoux.

Day 4

From Aramon to Vallabrègues | Distance 22 miles (35km)

You start your day sailing to Vallabrègues, pretty Provençal village on the banks of the Rhône. Along country roads, you will arrive in 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 afterward down to the medieval village of Boulbon. This evening's overnight stay will be in Vallabrègues.

Day 5

From Vallabreguès to Arles | Distance 34 miles (55km)

This stage brings you to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, birth place 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

From Arles to Aigues Mortes | Distance 15 miles (25km)

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

Round Tour Aigues-Mortes | Distance 35 miles (55km)

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.

Day 8

We say “au revoir” before you head back home.

Your Cycling Holidays in Provence

Bike & Boat | Provence & Camargue

  • Caprice

    2-star to 3-star

    The Caprice was converted into a passenger boat in 1996. The last refit, dated 2009, brought its level to today’s comfort standards. From the comfortable lounge you can enjoy your breakfasts and dinners and the beautiful view.

    Length: 39 metres
    Capacity: 22 guests

    Communal Areas:

    • Restaurant.
    • Open bar and lounge area.
  • Caprice Deck Plan & Cabins

    Cabin Details:

    • Each cabin has three fixed portholes (one is in the bathroom), air conditioning and a private bathroom with shower, toilet and sink.
    • Caprice has 3 x Double Cabins
    • Caprice has 8 x Twin Cabins
  • L'Estello

    2-star to 3-star

    Length: 39 metres
    Capacity: 20 guests

    L'Estello is a 1937 Dutch barge. She has been refurbished to offer a high level of comfort, without compromising any of her original charm.

    Communal Areas:
    There is a restaurant, a bar and lounge area with free Wifi on board throughout.
    A beautiful sundeck (with fixed awning) is a fantastic spot from which to enjoy your surroundings.

  • L'Estello Deck Plan & Cabins

    Cabin Details:

    • L'Estello has capacity for 20 guests across en suite cabins
    • L'Estello has 1 x Double Cabin
    • L'Estello has 9 x Twin Cabins
Your Cycling Holidays in Provence

Bike & Boat | Provence & Camargue

Tour Dates & Prices

Available Duration Tour Only Package
(Flights & Transfers Included)
Self Drive
(Eurotunnel Included)
Board Basis
25th Mar 2024 to 15th Apr 2024 7 Nights £1,295pp Half Board (dinner not included on Day 6)
22nd Apr 2024 to 29th Apr 2024 7 Nights £1,795pp Half Board (dinner not included on Day 6)
1st Jul 2024 to 19th Aug 2024 7 Nights £1,795pp Half Board (dinner not included on Day 6)
6th May 2024 to 24th Jun 2024 7 Nights £1,865pp Half Board (dinner not included on Day 6)
21st Oct 2024 to 21st Oct 2024 7 Nights £1,865pp Half Board (dinner not included on Day 6)
26th Aug 2024 to 14th Oct 2024 7 Nights £1,895pp Half Board (dinner not included on Day 6)

Single Supplement: £330

E-Bike Supplement: £140 per person 

Helmet: £15 per person 

Full board includes 7x breakfasts, 6x packed lunches and 7x dinners.

Please note that this tour departs on Saturdays and runs in alternate directions each week. For further information, please speak to one of our team on 020 7471 7750.

*Where tour pricing is displayed in your local currency, please note this is for indicative purposes and your final holiday will be confirmed and transacted at the time of booking with our team in Pound Sterling.

Your Cycling Holidays in Provence

Bike & Boat | Provence & Camargue

Your Cycling Holidays in Provence

Bike & Boat | Provence & Camargue

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