HAUTE ROUTE VENTOUX
Bedoin, Provence, France
POSTPONED until 2022 due to Covid Travel Restrictions
UPDATED May, 2021
After a great trip this past October to the Mystical Mountain, we will be going back again in the fall of 2022 to the Provence Region of southern France. Plan to spend the first week of October cycling in the Provence region of southern France. Your entire week will be based out of Bedoin, a lovely small agricultural village located right at the base of Mount Ventoux. In the heart of wine country, Bedoin is blessed with a Mediterranean climate of sun nearly every day of the year so one can expect temperatures in the high 60's to low 70's! Guest will need to be in better than average condition as the climax of the week is Haute Route Ventoux. The trip is limited to 10 guests only as we want to guarantee a very intimate, unparalleled experience!
Guests will fly from the USA to Marseilles on Sunday evening and arrive on Monday. The first 4 days guest will be guided around the Bedoin region in preparation for the Haute Route event that begins on Friday. Daily morning rides will be around 25-50 miles leaving afternoon and evenings the opportunity to discover some of the local cuisine and wineries or simply time to relax and bask in the beauty of Provence.
Haute Route Ventoux begins on Friday morning. It challenges cyclist to climb all three sides of the legendary Bald Mountain, while enjoying the peaceful nature, wildlife and beauty of the region. For those that want to tackle the Original Course, it features a total of 165 miles and 26K ft+ of climbing over 3 days. A bit more manageable, the Compact Course is 133 miles with 17.5K ft of elevation. There are also options to mix and match or simply just come and watch.
The Haute Route’s objective is to deliver an unparalleled 'professional' experience for amateur cyclists in the most iconic cycling locations in the world wide. This means not only delivering first class hospitality and event management, but all the key ingredients that make up the culture and experience of professional road racing. making Haute Route events the most prestigious amateur cycling events in the world.
Stunning, beautiful and amazing … this could be one of the most rewarding and memorable cycling events of your life! Total trip cost includes housing, airport transfers, food, bike rental and Haute Route entry is $3250 USD.
For more information please email Stu at firstname.lastname@example.org. He led the trip in 2019 and will be your guide for 2022 and can answer all of your questions.