Around the Luberon by bike

1 week or more
241 Km
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Encouraging cyclists to explore the Parc Naturel Régional du Luberon, an area boasting an exceptionally rich biodiversity, Autour du Luberon (Around the Luberon) is a many-day cycling circuit to enjoy on a trekking adventure. From the fruit and vegetable plains of the Durance Valley to the foothills of the French Alps, savour authentic, sun-filled Provençal villages along the way. As the route is signposted in both directions and at every intersection, begin your cycling adventure wherever you prefer, whatever the season, just bearing in mind your level of experience, constraints and wishes. Best tackled on a hybrid or gravel bike, with or without electric assistance, this cycle route along quiet roads is in fact suitable for many other types of bike too. Take the journey at your own pace, relishing your own cycling adventure around the Luberon.

Waytypes of the cycle route

Cycle path: 14,08 km By road: 227,03 km

Surface of the cycle route

Lisse: 21,43 km Inconnu: 215,82 km

Signposting Around the Luberon by bike

The cycle route is signposted in both directions, clockwise with orange signs, anti-clockwise with blue signs


Types of paths

Mostly on quiet roads shared with motorized traffic. Greenway between St Martin de Castillon and Apt, and partly in the Manosque area (some 15km of greenway in total).

Intermodal transport facilities

Car parks for long-stay parking

  • In Cavaillon: Parking de la Gare and Parking Paul Gauthier (zone blanche – free, with no time limit, but without any security provisions)
  • In Cucuron: Parking du Boulodrome - Cours de St Victor, on the D56 road (free, with no time limit, but without any security provisions)
  • In Manosque: Parking de l'Autoroute, Prés Combaux and La Rochette. 
  • In Forcalquier: Espace la Bonne Fontaine
  • In Apt: Parking de l'Office de Tourisme / Parking du Calavon / Parking George Santoni

Connections with other cycle routes

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Cavaillon / Cucuron

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Cucuron / Manosque

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Manosque / Forcalquier

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Forcalquier / Apt

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Apt / Cavaillon

In Apt, the Luberon’s capital, do taste the local speciality, energy-packed, renowned fruits confits (candied fruit) [...]

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