Answers to frequently asked questions

Gran Fondo bike tour Mont Ventoux

granfondo bike tour mont ventoux
The Granfondo Mont Ventoux belongs to the Grand trophée series. It is a collection of tough bike tours in France that are organized every year. Because of the popularity it is wise to register as soon as possible. The Mont Ventoux version will be organized in 2019 on Saturday, June 1st. It is a tour of 170 km with 4000 altitude climbing meters. It is a tour where you have to train hard for to get to the finish. Look for more info at

Mont Ventoux, Bike route

Drone video of the climb of the Mont Ventoux

mont ventoux in the clouds
Recently I made a short video with my new MI Drone from a friend of ours who climbed the Mont Ventoux. At the time the top was in the clouds and is was quite windy so a challenge for the drone and me. The video clearly shows that you have to be well prepared for the climb and take clothes with you for different weather conditions. It may be that when you leave at the bottom with beautiful weather and that it haunts above ...
The video was made appropriate in the bend at the Col des Tempêtes (storm) while the Ventouxman (triathlon race) approached the Ventoux.
Here is the link to the page on our website where even more drone films will appear in the future.
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MTB mountain bike rental at the Mont Ventoux

bike rental malaucene provence
In Malaucene at the foot of Mont Ventoux you can rent various MTB mountain bikes and book online at the following address.
Provence Cycles Malaucène
It may be convenient and practical to arrange the rental from home as the availability may be limited on a certain day.
In addition to MTB bikes, they also offer all-terrain bikes, electric bikes, and race bikes for rental.
The bike shop is located on the right as you enter Malaucene from Vaison la Romaine.

p.s. we have no commercial interests in mentioning this bike rental business but rather personal positive experiences.

Bike rental

Paragliding Mont Ventoux

mont ventoux paragliding
It was a surprise to see paragliders departing from the summit of Mont Ventoux in December. Every season of course offers a different view. In the snow with the white alpine tops in the background makes it very special. Under the guidance of an English speaking instructor anyone with not too much fear of heights can experience this exhilarating once in a lifetime event...
Please take a look at the French website. The rates are shown on the "baptemes" page.
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Facilities in the area

  • Baker in Entrechaux 0.6 miles away
  • Mini supermarkt in Entrechaux
  • 2 Bars en 3 restaurants in Entrechaux
  • Supermarkets in Vaison la Romaine at 3.7 miles

We are in southern France at 24 miles (40 km) from Avignon and 74 miles (120 km) from Marseille. It is hilly here with many forests, vineyards and olive groves and the Mont Ventoux that extends everywhere.


us in front of waterfall

Judith Derksen & Frank Molenaar
1250 Chemin du Seguret
84340 Entrechaux


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