Provence & Camargue by Boat & Bike
Boat & Bike • 7 nights
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Avignon to Aigues Mortes
Two comfort class barges are used for this tour, availability will determine which barge you are assigned.
L'Estello is a classic Dutch barge has been converted to provide comfort standards for today's passengers. She can carry 20 passengers in 9 twin cabins and 1 double cabin, all of which have private shower and wc, air conditioning and hairdryer. Twin cabins have single beds arranged in an L-shape. The large lounge leads through to the sun deck and outdoor seating for relaxing and sunbathing. Internet facilities are available.
The Caprice barge can carry 21 passengers in 8 twin cabins, 2 double cabins and 1 single occupancy cabin (7-8m²), all of which have private shower and wc, air conditioning and 3 fixed portholes. Twin cabins have single beds arranged in an L-shape. There is a restaurant, lounge with an open plan bar and a sun deck for relaxing. Internet facilities are available.
Aigues Mortes to Avignon
This is the reverse itinerary from Aigues Mortes to Avignon that runs on alternate weeks.
7 nights accommodation aboard a comfort class barge (L'Estello or Caprice)
Board basis: Full board including breakfast, packed lunch and 3 course dinner
Tea and coffee on board
Daily short cabin clean
Maps and route information (GPS tracks available on request)
English speaking tour guide on board and on bike
Guided visit of Arles
Support van in local area
Flights and transfers
Drinks and tips on board
Museum entrance fees
Special dietary requests
Bike hire and extras
Pannier, handlebar bag or map holder and lock all included at no extra cost when you hire a bike. The bikes are also equipped with puncture-resistant Schwalbe tyres. One repair kit per room is provided and includes a spare inner tube, glue, patch, pump, allen keys and tyre levers. Helmets can also be provided at no additional charge - please add to your booking if required.
Hybrid bike with 27 gears
E-bike (2020 departures)
E-bike (2021 departures)
Gluten free, vegan or lactose free diet
Friendly service with expert knowledge
Easy to book and pay online
Full financial protection
Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions about this tour. Simply click on a question to reveal the answer.
Alternatively by train, take the Eurostar from London to Paris, change for Avignon for the Avignon to Aigues Mortes route.
Some days will be flat, other days will have some modest hills. Easy to Moderate cycling holidays are suitable for most ages and degrees of fitness. We recommend that you have some previous cycling experience.
We are always on hand to offer advice, so please give us a call if you wish to chat about the tour’s grading.
For Boat & Bike tours the boat will generally keep to the advertised itinerary, however the captain may have to adapt the itinerary due to the river or sea conditions.
There is limited space in the cabins, so pack light and take a soft suitcase.
Yes, you can relax on the boat or explore when you arrive at each destination instead of cycling.
Please advise us of any special requirements at time of booking and we will notify the boat operator in advance. Understandably, kitchen galley space is limited and it may not be possible to provide specialist products (eg. Gluten free). We suggest you bring a few items with you and, in some cases, these can be provided at a supplement.
This tour is guided and self-guided, so you have the option to cycle with your guide or independently with the maps and route notes provided.
Absolutely! Boat & Bike tours are very sociable and a good choice for single travellers wishing to mix with other guests and share your common interest of cycling.