FAQ

Which is the nearest international airport?

For the Luberon :
Marseille-Provence airport in Marignane and Avignon airport are the nearest to the Luberon

For the Verdon :
Marseille-Provence airport in Marignane and Nice Côte d'Azur airport are the nearest to the Luberon

Which are the nearest TGV stations?

For the Luberon :
The Avignon and Aix-en-Provence TGV stations.

For the Verdon :
The Nice and Aix-en-Provence TGV stations.

Are there railway stations in the Luberon?

Yes, the SNCF stations in Cavaillon, Pertuis, La Brillanne and Manosque serve the Luberon area

Are there railway stations in the Verdon?

Yes, the SNCF stations in La Brillanne and Manosque serve the Verdon area.
The train “Le Train des Pinnes” from Nice to Digne les Bains gives rail access to the western region of the Verdon.

 

I’m not an experienced cyclist, how long will it take me to complete the « Autour du Luberon » circuit?

The average speed for a ride, without stopping is approx. 12 km/hour. For example: the trip from Cavaillon to Apt (about 50 km) can be done in 4/5 hours. The complete Luberon circuit takes around 5 to 7 days.

 

I need you to organize my stay and book my accommodation for me?

If you wish a detailed organization, you can consult one of our Travel Agents.

 

If I want to ride around the Luberon or the Verdon and visit cultural sites, villages and wine cellars, how many kilometres can I do a day?

We recommend you do between 30 and 40 kms.

 

What type of bike should I use for the proposed itineraries?

Depending on the type of route selected you have to adapt your bike accordingly.

For the “Vélo Loisir” itineraries, an all-roads bike is the ideal type of bike (VTC vélo tout chemin). However a number of cyclists pedal these routes on mountain bikes (VTT vélo tout terrain) or on racing bikes.

For the itineraries marked VTT it is recommended to use mountain bikes.

How can I have my luggage and/or my bike taken from one accommodation to another?

You can either ask the host of your accommodation, or call one of our network taxis.

 

Should I book accommodation and bicycles beforehand?

Yes, this is advisable, particularly in the spring and summer where there are many visitors to the region.

 

I would like to rent a bike in one town and return it to another, is this possible? How can I do this?

Yes, it’s possible. It is important to agree on this beforehand with the cycle rental.

 

Can I come with my children?

Yes, if they are over 8/10 years old (according to your habits). A child can ride 30 km a day with many stops. Younger, we advise you to hire a third-wheel, a baby seat or a trailer.

 

What are the roads like on the itineraries?

The itineraries use small quiet surfaced roads

For information, only 3 km out of 387 km of the itineraries in Luberon are on trail.

 

I need a garage for my car for several days, where can I park it safely ?

You can leave it in the parking area of your first accommodation address.

 

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