Musée comtadin du Cycle

PERNES-LES-FONTAINES - Itineraries Through the Comtat Venaissin, Perched villages, From Mont Ventoux to Isle sur la Sorgue

Pernes les Fontaines is the birth place of Paul de Vivie and is therefore the chosen place to have a bicycle museum !

 

Musee cycleAddress
Musée Comtadin du Cycle / The Comtat cycle museum
Hôtel de Cheylus
23, place de la Juiverie
84210 PERNES-LES-FONTAINES
Tél. +33 (0)4 90 61 31 04
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Languages spoken
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Description
From the 1870 velocipede to the 2008 Paris-Beijing bicycle, there is more than a century of cycle evolution which is exhibited in this amazing place. Pernes les Fntaines pays a fitting tribute to Paul de Vivie (1853-1930), inventor of cyclo-tourism, forerunner of the derailleur and a genius inventor.
Free entry.
Opening times: every day except Tuesdays.
From May 1st to June 29th: 3pm to 6;30pm
From June 29th to September 15th: 10am to 12.30pm and 3pm to 6.30pm
From September 16t to 29th: 3pm to 6.30pm
 

More for cyclists
An invaluable experience to trace back and discover the origins of cycling.