Alpine passes, tourist roads… there are a number of circuits for all. Ride on your own or join the local clubs which organize regularly group rides, cycle touring.
The brevet des 7 cols Ubayens
Climb 7 passes in the Ubaye valley (1 300 to 2 800 m) with no time limit and have your card (€7) stamped at the top of each one. You will receive your diploma when your card is entirely stamped.
- CCVU vallée de l’Ubaye : www.ubaye.com (in english)
Col d’Allos is reserved for cyclists
In July and August, the col d’Allos is reserved for cyclists, every Friday from 8 am to 11 am.
The Route de la lavande
From the Drôme to the Alpes-Maritimes, via the Hautes-Alpes, the Vaucluse and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the Lavender Routes take you round an exceptional, extraordinary region.
The pays de Forcalquier et montagne de Lure by bike
Tourist loop of 78 km. Discover the enormous variety of landscapes in an infinite palette of colours, smells and atmospheres…
- Forcalquier Tourist Office: visithauteprovence.com (in english)
The Luberon by bike
236 km of picturesque, quiet little roads in the Luberon park.
- Maison du parc du Luberon : www.veloloisirprovence.com/en/luberon (in english)
Vélo loisir en Luberon
An association which offers a complete range of services to organize your stay on the itinerary.
- Velo loisir en Luberon: www.veloloisirprovence.com/en/luberon (in english)
The Challenge of Lure
The principle is simple: a timed and interesting ascent of the montagne de Lure, a symbolic mountain in Haute-Provence.
Starting from Saint-Étienne les Orgues, this 18-km ascent with a height difference of 1000 m and a 5.8% average gradient is open to all.
According to your athletic level and your ascension time, you will leave with a gold, silver or bronze diploma.
- website : www.challenge-lure.com (in english)
The Verdon by bike
These signposted or marked itineraries are generally short distances (<80km/50miles) and can be carry out over a few days. They are not formulated as a sports course but more of a touristic route.
- website: www.veloloisirprovence.com (in english)
The goal of BikeLangheProvence is to offer to the tourists all the information they need about the track, accommodation facilities, events and services in the area they are visiting, and a social tool with which they can share the emotions of a bicycle trip.
Cyclo guide 04 : 20 cards bicycle tours
20 cards bicycle tours (1200 km), you will discover our natural and cultural heritage cycling.
Cyclo guide 04 for sale online on our website (in french)
View and download the gps circuits cycloguide 04 (in french)