From Bordeaux till Provence

FROM BORDEAUX TILL PROVENCE


Departure from Bordeaux


Self drive motorcycle tour

See guided motorcycle tour


Length: 8 days


Day 1: BORDEAUX / ARCACHON (190 km)  

Welcome in our office - Short formalities for the bike rental then road to Medoc, and visit of a prestigious vineyard

This was a real blessing for the wines of Bordeaux, which then have a prominent place on the UK market.

Richard the Lion Heart, the son of Eleanor and Henry II, adopts as his daily Claret wine.


Continuation of the route to discover and have stops when and where you want in the Medoc wine area.


Day 2: ARCACHON/BIARRITZ (220 km)   

Departure for the Arcachon Basin with an oysters tasting suggestion.

This afternoon exploring the forest of Landes and Hossegor.

The Landes de Gascogne forest is a forest with an area of almost one million hectares (2 471 055 acre), is the largest artificial forest of Western Europe.


Day 3: BIARRITZ / EUGENIE LES BAINS (210 km)

Departure to St Jean de Luz, Ascain, Sare, Ainhoa, Espelette, Itxassou, beautiful little villages typical of the Basque country.

Road to St Jean Pied de Port with stop and visit.

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is named for its location because at the foot of the Cize mountain passes (Pass of Roncesvalles). Porte Saint Jacques, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, every year sees more and more pilgrims.


Day 4: EUGENIE-LES-BAINS/CARCASSONNE (285 km)

Departure toward Mirande and Castelnaudary via pretty little road.

Proceed to Carcassonne.

We know the city of Carcassonne first as a fortified medieval town; but this rocky outcrop has been occupied by man since the 6th century BC.

Time on your own to stroll in town.


Day 5: CARCASSONNE/St REMY DE PROVENCE
(315 km)

Morning scenic roads on “the Black Mountain” area toward Pezenas and Gignac.

Suggested visit of Saint Guilhem le Desert.

By calling for 'desert' territory, Guilhem was referring to the absence of man and not of vegetation.

After crossing the gorges of the Herault, he decided to settle on the banks of 'Verdus', the heart of a Nature made of rough rocks and pure water.

Then, road toward  Ganges, Uzès and St Remy de Provence.


Day 6: St REMY DE PROVENCE/GORDES (120 km)

Little roads to reach an Olive oil mill for a stop and visit.  Then proceed to « Les Baux de Provence » to discover this exceptional place.

Some leisure time given to stroll the small streets – Fantastic views of the Alpilles Mountains and the Camargue plain!

Then an afternoon trip on a very scenic road will bring you to Gordes, one of the “most beautiful villages of France”.


Day 7: GORDES / MOUSTIER STE MARIE / BRIGNOLES (230 km)

Departure for Roussillon and visit the "Colorado Provençal."

In the middle of Luberon, ranked among the most beautiful villages of France, Roussillon will enchant you with its ocher changing colors, the warmth and charm of its small houses perched.

Proceed to Banon and Forcalquier where you can enjoy (in moderation) the local brew ... the famous Pastis.

Then way toward Moustiers Ste Marie and stop for visit of the village before riding on the thrilling "Gorges du Verdon" and their scenic winding and twisting roads


Day 8: BRIGNOLES / SAINT TROPEZ / NICE (165 km)



Scenic routes take you to Saint Tropez, the Jet set rendez vous on the Riviera.

Stroll on the port, famous for its yachts and cafes as « Senequier ».

Way to Cannes and Nice.


Arrival late in the afternoon in Nice and bikes drop off.



Starting from: 1.850 € p/p (2 persons, 1 motorbike & 1 double room)


For detailed itinerary, contact us.

Bikes available for this tour:
HARLEY-DAVIDSON
: Electra Glide, Road Glide, Street Glide, Road King, Softail.

BMW: R1200 GS Adventure, K1600 GTL, R1200 RT, R1200 GS.

 

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