Mont Ventoux Sign
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What Happened to the Famous Sign at the Top of Mont Ventoux?

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: According to le Fils Aixcentric who cycles up there regularly, the Mont Ventoux sign has been taken before, and has been replaced, each time with different heights recorded.  The most recent height (see the photo) of 1911m …Continue reading here to find out about the “Ventouman” who has …

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Provence in Autumn #ExploreProvence @VauclusDreamer
ExploreJulie Whitmarsh

Provence in Autumn is just lovely!

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: The first snow fell in the Vaucluse yesterday and Mont Ventoux started its shift from being a summer cycling venue to a winter ski resort, bringing with it thoughts of long walks across the hills that are so often out of bounds during the summer …

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Gorges de la Nesque #ExploreProvence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

Biking Gorges de la Nesque 

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Whether you drive or cycle you the Gorge de la Nesque is well worth exploring. I was lucky to share the experience with one of our loyal clients and very experienced cyclist, Harvey Spirit, the route out of the village on the D 943 passes …

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Blue Sky Biking #ExploreProvence @TableenProvence
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Blue Sky Biking in Provence

Well, well. This is just unbelievable, really. The sky has been bright blue, the temperatures between +32 and +36 and no wind. It’s been perfect for weeks, I almost can’t believe it. This past week has been silly busy with my brother-in-law visiting, Jason arriving, my brother-in-law leaving, another friend …

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Mont Ventoux a big ride @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

Conquering the mighty Mont Ventoux

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: As many people know cycling is the number one sport in France and the Luberon is the perfect location to enjoy it, there is a long flat cycle path running from Cavaillon to as far as Forcalquier, whilst there are many quiet back roads …

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Flowers on cycle route @VaucluseDreamer
ExploreJulie WhitmarshStay Fit

Luberon Cycle: Cherries, Lavender and Roussillon Ochres

After a couple of busy days settling back into the house and getting on top of a few things I needed to do, I decided to get back out on the bike this morning. I had an appointment with my neighbour to pop to the Recycling Centre (furniture hunting) at 2 …

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towers of Caseneuve @Vauclusdreamer
ExploreJulie WhitmarshStay Fit

Beyond the Veloroute – cycle to Simiane La Rotonde

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: I have to admit to being rather tired last night. Yesterday’s cycle took us onto one of the roads that turns left just before the end of the Veloroute du Calavon and it felt as if we spent most of our time going up …

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Esterels Biking and Hiking @AccessRiviera #ActiveProvence
ExploreRebecca WhitlockeStay Fit

Hiking and Mountain Biking in the Estérels

Summer is still here! With the hot weather, the options for outdoor activities expand as attractions and sightseeing operators open for the season. However, some of the best family-friendly activities are free and right on our doorstep! Around 40 minutes’ drive from where I live is the start of the …

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Lavender in Provence #Cycling @ProvenceTayls
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Beautiful Lavender Cycle in Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Cycling from Lagarde Apt down to Sault yesterday was such a pleasure (getting up there was a tad more challenging) , the Lavender is now in full flower, the perfume as you cycle past is amazing as is the sound of the bees worked …

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Arts and Crafts at Monaco Green Days @AccessRiviera
ExploreRebecca Whitlocke

Kids Arts and Crafts at Monaco Green Days

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: There is just one week left to get along to the Monaco Green Days at Stars n Bars beside Port Hercule in Monaco. Following the creation of Monacology the last few years, Stars n Bars is continuing their involvement in the creation of the …

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