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Road bike FranceDIOIS DISCOVERY: BETWEEN THE ALPS AND PROVENCE Charming villages, quiet mountain roads and beautiful scenery on this Diois road bike tour

The Diois is a superb mix of the Alps and Provence... and a great area for road biking: countless small passes, mountain roads with little traffic (and the Vercors cliffs as a backdrop), charming Provençal villages, and varied landscapes (forests of pine and hardwoods, wild rivers, vineyards, lavender and sunflower fields, orchards...). This is a centre based cycling holiday; you install your base camp in the pretty little village of Chatillon-en-Diois, perfect for a stroll or a drink in the sun after a day of cycling...

Tour without assistance vehicle: from 395€ - Details Duration : 7 days | Level : Customer satisfaction : - 0 reviews
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Highlights

  • Quiet roads and little known mountain passes and cols
  • A delicious mix of alpine and Provençal landscapes.
  • Typical Provençal villages with shaded cafe terraces for when you feel like taking a break...

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  • This tour is available in 3 versions: V1 = 1 wheel / V2= 2 wheels / V3= 3 wheels. Each day you can choose between different itineraries (V1, V2 or V3), with varying distances and profiles.
  • Special offers for private groups. Please contact us for a quote.

Programme

The principle of this centre based cycling holiday: we provide a description of 7 daily tours starting from your accommodation, ideally located to allow you to enjoy a different part of the region each day.

The hotel is located in the small village of Châtillon en Diois (15Km from Die, Drôme)

Tours: 5 full days (days 2 to 6), 2 half days (days 1 and 7). These tours are different depending on the level you choose (it is also possible to choose different levels on different days according to how you're feeling). 

The description below is an overview of the weeks highlights. If you book this tour, you will receive detailed day by day itineraries for the week.

You will discover the following places during your stay: 

  • The Haut-Diois and the Grimone pass, with the famous Gats gorges, Archiane and its impressive cliffs, views of the mighty Mont Aiguille, the Menee pass. 
  • The southern Diois and its numerous quiet passes in the area of La Motte Chalancon... 
  • The magnificent gorges of the Roanne, dominated by the "3 Becs" mountains, and the remote village of Saint-Nazaire-le-Desert… 
  • The Vercors plateau, that you can reach via the Rousset pass… 

But also: 

  • Lavender and sunflower fields, orchards, walnut trees, and the vineyards of the famous Clairette de Die! 
  • Authentic stone villages, typical of the Drome Provencale, and their small shaded squares and café terraces, their labyrinth like alleys... 
  • The elegant Griffon vultures reintroduced above Die and around La Motte-Chalancon.

Levels

Every day you will be able to choose one of three slightly differents routes which vary in distance and profile (1, 2 and 3 wheels).

  • Level 1: 50 to 80 km per day
  • Level 2: 80 to 110 km per day
  • Level 3: 100 to 150 km per day

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