The Tour Provence Alpes – Road Bike – 310 km – 4700m D+

The Provence Alps Tour © Thibaut VERGOZ
The Provence Alps Tour © Thibaut VERGOZ
The Provence Alps Tour © Thibaut VERGOZ
3 days cycling road Verdon © Thibaut Vergoz
Grand Tour Provence Alps © Thibaut Vergoz
Grand Tour Provence Alps © Thibaut Vergoz
Grand Tour Provence Alps © Thibaut Vergoz
Grand Tour Provence Alps © Thibaut Vergoz
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes © Thibaut Vergoz
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes © Thibaut Vergoz
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes © Thibaut Vergoz
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes © Thibaut Vergoz
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes © Thibaut Vergoz
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes © Thibaut Vergoz
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes © Thibaut Vergoz
3 days cycling road Haute Provence © Thibaut Vergoz
3 days cycling road Haute Provence © Thibaut Vergoz
3 days cycling road Haute Provence © Thibaut Vergoz
3 days cycling road Verdon © Thibaut Vergoz
3 days cycling road Verdon © Thibaut Vergoz
3 days cycling road Verdon © Thibaut Vergoz
3 days cycling road Verdon © Thibaut Vergoz
3 days cycling road Verdon © Thibaut Vergoz

The Provence Alps Tour
The Provence Alps Tour
The Provence Alps Tour
3 days cycling road Verdon
Grand Tour Provence Alps
Grand Tour Provence Alps
Grand Tour Provence Alps
Grand Tour Provence Alps
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes
3-day road cycling trip Provence Alpes
3 days cycling road Haute Provence
3 days cycling road Haute Provence
3 days cycling road Haute Provence
3 days cycling road Verdon
3 days cycling road Verdon
3 days cycling road Verdon
3 days cycling road Verdon
3 days cycling road Verdon
3 cycling days to conquer breathtaking panoramas in the heart of the UNESCO Geopark of Haute-Provence. Departures from the tourist office in Château-Arnoux from April to November.

Description

The Route: 310 km - 4700 D+

Day 1: Château-Arnoux => Auzet
A first step that will appeal to lovers of climbing. Departure in the Val de Durance towards the Hautes Terres de Provence, a day with superb alpine reliefs, many switchbacks, passage near the Serre-Ponçon lake nestled in the middle of the mountains and end of the stage in the Blanche valley in the small village countryside of Auzet.
The step in numbers:
Distance: 100 km // Estimated time: 4h30
Positive elevation: 2188 m // Negative elevation: 1473 m
(2 3rd category passes and one 2nd category pass)


Day 2: Auzet => Moustiers-Sainte-Marie
This second stage will allow you to warm up with an easy start, then the route only goes up and down through small roads and sumptuous gorges. Crossing the Clues de Barles before arriving in Digne-les-Bains to continue the stage to the lake of Sainte-Croix and its famous Gorges du Verdon.
The step in numbers:
Distance: 130 km // Estimated time: 5h45
Positive elevation: 1600 m // Negative elevation: 2009 m
(2 passes: 4th, 3rd categories)


Day 3: Moustiers-Sainte-Marie => Château-Arnoux
This last easier day offers a typical Provençal experience with the crossing of the plateau of Valensole and the lavender fields, then towards the expanses of olive trees of the Val de Durance and the rocks of the Pénitents des Mées, possibility of extending the end of the stage by the Challenge of the Montagne de Lure.
The step in numbers:
Distance: 80 km // Estimated time: 3h45
Positive elevation: 900 m // Negative elevation: 1205 m
(1 2nd category pass)

Longer variants possible every day.

Reception at the tourist office in Château-Arnoux every day from April to November, from 2 to 12 people.

Cancellation free of charge in exceptional circumstances (epidemics, bad weather).

  • Number of day(s): 3
  • Number of night(s): 2

Profile

  • Special Info: Red Level - Hard

Spoken languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italy

Labels & accessibility

  • South Region / Cycling sector
  • Haute Provence members
  • Verdon members

Sports activities

  • Cycling sports
  • Bicycle tourism
  • Cycling

Situation

Calculate my route

Comfort / services

  • Parking nearby

Prices

Adult: 210 €.


€ 210 per person.

This price includes

luggage transfers from one stage to another, hearty breakfasts
(sweet and savory brunch), sports dinners with wine and coffee included, accommodation in a stopover gîte at the Fontaine de l'Ours in Auzet and at the Petit Ségriès in Moustiers-Sainte-Marie. 12 people max.

This price does not include

the first day's picnic and the single room supplement.
Personal expenses and repatriation assistance cancellation insurance. Sports massages and guide (prices on request).

Payment method

  • American Express
  • Bank / credit card
  • Check
  • Vacation check
  • Cash
  • Transfer

Opening

From 01 / 04 to 15 / 11.

Nearby

The Watchtower

Historic site and monument

Village of Volonne

Historic site and monument

Bed and Breakfast La Voute

Bed and Breakfasts