Gateway to Mont Ventoux

This circuit gets close to the Giant of Provence, as Mont Ventoux is known, and is accessible to all. This circuit shows all the facets of Provence. Cycle through the heart of the foothills of Mont Ventoux, amidst vineyards, orchards, ochre cliffs and traditional Provencal farms.


anim APDVAs you cycle, you will go through characteristic Provencal villages such as Bedoin, Flassan and Mormoiron, where you can stop and drink in their fountains, take in the colourful façades and enjoy the shade of the plane trees.  

Distance = 22,4 km (13,9 miles)
Landscape = The foothills of Mont Ventoux
Level = Family
Parking =
Behind the Tourism Office on the road going to the direction of Mont Ventoux
Marked itinerary






Do not miss:
In Bedoin: the Chapelle de la Madelène, the ochre cliffs, the geological phenomenon of the Demoiselles Coiffées earth pillars, the narrow streets in Les Baux hamlet, the church in Sainte-Colombe
In Flassan: the village centre with its fountain, Romanesque Notre-Dame church.
Things to do:
Outdoor Provençal markets in Bédoin (every Monday morning) and Mormoiron (every Tuesday morning).
Outdoor activities and hikes are part of life here. There are many leisure activities to participate in.
Try swimming and family fun at the Salettes Lake in Mormoiron.
Stop in the wine cellars, the wine estates and the craftspersons who are part of the "Ventoux Cycling Reception" network.


Tourism Office - Bedoin, Place Portail de l'Olivier - 84410 Bédoin Tel. +33 (0)4 90 65 63 95
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Tourism Office - Mormoiron, Les Terrasses du Ventoux, Le Clos - 84570 Mormoiron
Tel. +33 (0)4 90 61 89 73
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On the way

Follow the cycling signs as you leave the parking lot at the exit from the village of Bédoin going in the direction of Mont Ventoux,
After Flassan, there are several directions possible. To get to Mormoiron, take a short uphill on the right. The road is shady and full of charm.




Professionals in the area

Accommodation   Terroir and Famous places
Hôtel La Garance**
Le Saint-Romain
Lou Cardalines
Hôtel-restaurant Crillon le Brave*****
Hôtel des Pins***
VTF Les Florans
Domaine Naturiste de Bélézy****
  La Ruchofruit
Cave TerraVentoux
VMV Les Vignerons du Mont Ventoux
Château Pesquié
Domaine Les Hautes Briguières
Restaurants   Guides / Taxis
Le Saint-Romain
Restaurant L'Esprit Jardin
Hôtel-restaurant Crillon le Brave*****
Restaurant-café Le Guintrand


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