Tourists on bicycles. Credit: Alain Hocquel / VPATourists on bicycles. Credit: Alain Hocquel / VPA
©Tourists on bicycles. Credit: Alain Hocquel / VPA|Alain Hocquel / VPA

All aboard!

One hour from the mythical Géant de Provence and at the crossroads of two international cycle routes, Avignon is the ideal destination for discovering Provence by bike. On your bikes, we’ll take you on a cycling tour of the City of the Popes!

The Accueil vélo label

Since January 2020, the Tourist Offices of Avignon and Greater Avignon – located on the ViaRhôna itinerary – have been awarded the Accueil Vélo label. We offer a warm welcome to our cycle-touring visitors and provide them with several specific, free services!

We provide a free repair kit and pump in the Tourist Office. We welcome any comments and suggestions you may have about our services for bike tourists and the infrastructure in and around Avignon, so that we can improve our welcome for bike tourists around Avignon.

An essential stop on the ViaRhôna before the sea, Avignon, ancient city of the Popes and capital of the Côtes du Rhône, opens its exceptional historic center to you, some of which are classified as UNESCO world heritage sites, notably the famous Palais des Papes and Pont from Avignon.

*Batteries are not kept at the Tourist Office outside working hours

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Bike rides and circuits

Explore the cycle routes of the city and the surrounding countryside, discover the local sites, indulge in sporting escapades, cycle the trails of the Luberon, Ventoux or Alpilles natural parks… No matter your level or your cycling preferences, you will find the ideal formula from Avignon!

Cycling in Avignon

Good to know

Our advisors will provide you with all the information and advice you need to organize your trip: practical information, itineraries, cycling routes, weather forecasts, train and bus timetables…. We’ll point you in the direction of the Accueil Vélo label establishments in Greater Avignon: accommodation, rentals and repairs, sites and museums…

We’ll provide you with a free repair kit and pump in the tourist office. We collect all your comments and suggestions concerning our services for bike tourists and the infrastructure in and around Avignon, in order to improve the reception of bike tourists around Avignon.

A secure and free parking space for bicycles (13 spaces) is at your disposal in the Palais des Papes car park

*Batteries are not kept at the Tourist Office outside working hours

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Practical guide

Avignon, a cycling destination

Avignon can be discovered by bike…and there’s something for everyone! Whether you’re with family, friends, a duet or solo, Lies, our trip advisor, shares with you her must-sees, her favorites and gives you invaluable advice.

Parole d'expert : Avignon, destination vélo
Parole d'expert : Avignon, destination vélo
Parole d'expert : Avignon, destination vélo
Avignon CitypassBenefit from the destination at the price
Earn more than 50€ on the tourist attractions of the City of Papes, direct access to museums and monuments of Avignon and Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, discounts on your visiting guides and certain places. Activities, as well as your favorite station 24 or 48 hours!
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