Welcome to Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur! The Région Sud is an exhilarating cocktail of three unique destinations: Provence, whose roads are bordered with olive trees and lavender fields. The Alps, where legendary passes rub shoulders with verdant valleys. And finally, the Côte d’Azur: its routes with sea views are the ideal playground for cyclists in any gear. Whether on roads or on trails, and with family or friends, in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, there is always a route to be pedalled.
A REGION OF RICH EXPERIENCES
CYCLING IN THE REGION : THE ESSENTIALS
Head out on your bike to discover the finest spots in the south of France, test your limits on a downhill mountain bike, or explore the region in a unique way for an unforgettable family weekend. There are a thousand reasons to get on your bike in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur! Here are some good ideas to help you find the bike route that suits you.
WHAT’S NEW FOR BIKES... NOT TO BE MISSED!
In Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, there is always something new and original to please biking fans. The Région Sud features many perks that secure its standing as a top destination for bike vacations. Explore the latest innovations that have made this region one of the best spots for cycling holidays in France!
Events are subject to change and cancellation.
Road cycling races, mountain bike rallies, public timed trials, and more. Région Sud is a mecca for sports enthusiasts. We selected the top cycling events in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, which will delight those taking part as much as the spectators.
Top spots !
The 15 best spots for your bike holiday
Col du Galibier, Mont Ventoux, and Col de la Bonette. If le Sud is the stage for the legendary Tour de France climbs, it also abounds with places that will charm mountain bike enthusiasts as well as touring cyclists! From the Terres Noires of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence to the paths of the Parcs Naturels des Bouches-du-Rhône, and the hairpin bends of Le Turini in the Alpes-Maritimes to the Îles d’Or in the Var, choose your destination, and get in the saddle!
Bike Itineraries for All Tastes
From the Alpine summits to the Mediterranean coasts, ride these Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur itineraries in athletic or relaxed mode, solo or with company, but always by bike. Bike holidays steeped in le Sud, invite you to discover a unique terroir and exceptional landscapes, punctuated by unforgettable encounters. Bon voyage!
THE GREAT ROUTES
Head south to head off on a multi-day adventure where you can let go of all your worries. With the “La ViaRhona,” “The Mediterranean by Bike” and “Around the Luberon” itineraries, dive into the essence of the Région Sud: lifestyle, heritage and Provençal specialities that are sure to delight you.
SECRETS OF …
They live or have thrilled to the beat of the Région Sud, and they’re excited to share their experiences with you. Whether they are high-level athletes or avid bloggers, uncover the secrets of key figures from the bike world that are always on the go.