Tourisme et Handicap
  • office de tourisme Luberon - Pays d'Apt
  • Castellet, village de provence
  • Fruits confits d'Apt
  • ocres du luberon à rustrel
  • Saint-Saturnin, village du Luberon
  • Lavande de Provence
  • Carrière d'Ocre en Provence
Réalisation du site internet de l'Office de Tourisme Luberon-Pays d'Apt par Toile de fond, création de site internet à Nantes

Cycling

Happiness is cycling through the Luberon !

Itineraries, outings, treks, ... through the beautiful countryside in the Luberon Park, for all ages and all levels, from introduction-level cycling, to long rides to challenging athletic biking.

Don't forget to book your accomodation.

The Luberon cycling tour

This 236-km (146-mile) itinerary around the Massif du Luberon, with markings in both directions, is an ideal way to explore the area's exceptional scenery. Cyclists can stop off at a number of beauty spots and picturesque villages.
The routes are rarely busy but be aware of other cyclists and take the usual road safety precautions.
In the summer, bring plenty of water, sunglasses, hats, sun cream and first-aid kit.
(236 km - 650 m difference in altitude)


www.parcduluberon.com/iti/itineraire.php

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Cycling through the Ochre

LUBERON APT OCRES VELO

A 51 km circuit along rural roads with little traffic.
You cycle through the ochre villages of Luberon - Apt, Gargas, Rustrel, Roussillon and Villars – and will see ochre quarries, panoramic views and a landscape of amphitheatres, cliffs and underground galleries. This is a journey through colour under the intense light of Luberon.
The circuit is waymarked:
in green: in the direction Apt-Gargas-Roussillon-Villars-Rustrel
in red ochre: in the direction Apt-Rustrel-Villars-Roussillon-Gargas
in yellow ochre: connecting routes.
In each village you pass through, look out for information panels about visits not to be missed and other useful facts.
(15 to 50 km - 200 m difference in altitude)

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The Calavon cycling route

Une voie verte aménagée principalement sur l’emprise de l’ancienne voie ferrée SNCF Cavaillon Apt. Aujourd’hui, 28 km sont ouverts de part et d’autre de la ville d’Apt. Au départ du hameau de Lumières (Goult), la voie remonte la vallée du Calavon, et suit l’ancienne Via Domitia, traverse le Pont Julien et le viaduc de la ville d’Apt et ses quartiers tranquilles, jusqu’à hauteur de Saint Martin de Castillon (La Paraire), au pied du Grand Luberon.
Sécurisé, le cyclotouriste admire à son rythme les beaux villages perchés, les flancs arrondis du Luberon, le long de champs de cerisiers, les rives du Calavon. La voie parcourt ou approche les villes et hameaux de Lumières, Bonnieux, Le Chêne, Apt, Saignon, Caseneuve, Saint-Martin-de-Castillon (28 km - 170m difference in altitude).

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Mountaing bike

  • Grand Luberon

This one-day circuit will take you to a picturesque village offering magnificent views of the unspoilt surrounding countryside.

Difficulty: Difference of height of about 600 metres (1968 feet).
From Apt, head for Saignon, then Auribeau (D48). Just before you get to Auribeau, park in the car park on the right side of the road, at the edge of the forest path, near the "attention au feu" signpost. Take this path as far as the Grand Luberon ridges.
At the top, turn right at the "L’Amourralhadou" crossroads, (westward) and follow the path along the ridge as far as "Les Estrugets". Follow the yellow markings until you get to a water tank. At the "Lou Pas deis Ensarris" crossroads, follow the red and yellow marked path down to Sivergues (where you'll find a watering point). Continue along the path via the "Barbe Blanche", "Pré des Masques", "Plaine Lambertes", "Vouliou" and "Le Colombier" crossroads.
Afterwards, follow the yellow markings to "Les Fondons", "Auribeau", and then back to the starting point.

De là, suivez le balisage jaune direction « Les Fondons », « Auribeau », vous vous retrouverez alors à votre point de départ.

  • Tour du Colorado

http://www.cheminsdesparcs.fr/vtt/tour-du-colorado-a-vtt/

  • Les balcons de l'Aiguebrun

http://www.cheminsdesparcs.fr/vtt/les-balcons-de-laiguebrun-a-vtt/

Bike rentals
-XTrem Bike Shop
Eric Delair - 422 avenue Victor Hugo
84400 Apt T. +33 (0)4 90 74 61 66
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-Luberon Cycles
Philippe Pierson - 86, Quai Général Leclerc
T. / F. : +33 (0)4 86 69 19 00 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The company "Vélo Loisir Provence" makes bike trips easy by offering a set of services including lodgings, taxis, restaurants, sites, wine cellars, guides and travel agencies. http://leluberonavelo.com/