Mont Ventoux Challenge 
Provence 

   

Cycle in beautiful Provençal countryside and climb the epic Mont Ventoux

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Our Provence Challenge event will provide the opportunity to cycle around some of the most spectacular scenery in France taking in the sights and sounds and filling you senses before taking on the challenge of climbing the epic Giant of Provence​, Mont Ventoux, possibly even there times.

Highlights

  • Follow in the tracks of Tour de France legends and climb Mont Ventoux once or even twice.

  • Stop at the top of Ventoux to take obligatory snaps that prove you conquered the beast 

  • Stay in a charming hotel in the foothills of Mont Ventoux

  • View the stunning scenery in the picturesque Provençal countryside

Welcome to Provence! Welcome briefing at Event HQ for the main event.

The Main Event: Cycle Mont Ventoux Starting off from our event HQ, you will ride over the Col de la Madeleine to the start of your climb from Bedoin. After a stop at the summit for the obligatory photos, you will descend via the route towards the hotel in Malaucene. If you are taking on the two most difficult sides of the mountain, you will start your climb back up, and then it's all downhill to your hotel. 

For those who are staying for an extra day, why not consider booking up for our Extra Credit ride before you head back home.

 

Extra Credit Ride: the Toulourenc Valley. After the challenge of riding Mont Ventoux, experience a more casual ride from the village of Malaucene through a number of beautiful Provençal villages perched on hillsides, offering outstanding views of the steep northern face of Mont Ventoux. 

 

In the afternoon, why not take the opportunity to visit a local vineyard to sample some locally made rosé wine.

What's Included:
  • 1 day of fully guided cycling in an area of France, steeped in cycling history

  • Climb Mont Ventoux, one of the most famous mountains in cycling history and Tour de France regular

  • Unique route led experienced ride guide

  • Roadside mechanical support

  • Challenge event medal

What's Not Included:
  • International flights

  • Accommodation - there are many different accommodation options in the area

  • Airport transfers - these can be arranged locally

  • Bike hire (if required)

  • Extra Credit Rides

  • Travel insurance