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Itinerary below is subject to change.

Aigues Mortes to Avignon

Day 1: Arrival in Aigues- Mortes, boarding at 6 PM.
Day 2: Aigues-Mortes, round trip, 34 mi. (55 km)
DAY 3: Aigues- Mortes - Arles, 15 mi. (25 km)
DAY 4: Arles - Vallabreguès, 37 mi. (60 km)
DAY 5: Vallabreguèse - Aramon, 22 mi. (35 km)
DAY 6: Aramon - Avignon, 25 mi. (40 km)
DAY 7: Avignon, 19 mi. (30 km)
Day 8: Departure

DAY 1: Individual arrival in Aigues-Mortes
Individual arrival and boarding at 6PM in Aigues Mortes.

DAY 2: Aigues-Mortes, round trip, 34 mi. (55 km)
The name of this town literally translated means "dead waters" probably referring to its location in the heart of the marshy Camargue region on France's Mediterranean coast. Do not be deceived, however, by this description. Cycling along small country roads between canals, lagoons, and small villages, you'll reach the charming fishing village of Le Grau-du-Roi in the afternoon. Here, you can enjoy a refreshing swim along the beach.

DAY 3: Aigues Mortes - Arles, 15 mi. (25 km)
The barge will take you to Saint Gilles this morning, where your bike tour will begin. Today's destination is Arles. You'll have time to discover this fascinating city. Getting lost in its small alleys will feel like you've entered a painting by Van Gogh. Enjoy a guided tour around Arles in the afternoon.

DAY 4: Arles - Vallabreguès, 37 mi. (60 km)
This stage will bring you to the Alpilles, with the village of Le Baux de Provence, lodged in the rock itself, to Saint Remy de Provence. The village of St. Rémy is enchanting. Its ancient Gallo-Roman interior is encircled by the remnants of a 14th-century wall and a protective circle of buildings. Located on the plains at the northern edge of the Alpilles and 20 km south of Avignon, this is where Van Gogh painted Starry Night, Nostradamus was born, and Dr. Albert Schweitzer was a prisoner. A landscape of limestone cliffs, fields of lavender, and olive trees will surround you as you cycle. The evening the barge will be moored in Vallabrègues, a village on the banks of the Rhone.

DAY 5: Vallabreguèse - Aramon, 22 mi. (35 km)
Quiet country roads will bring you to Barbentane with its castle at the confluence of the Rhone and Durance rivers. You will cycle to the magnificent Abbey of Saint Michel de Frigulet and afterwards down to the medieval village of Boulbon. In the afternoon, make your way to Aramon where you'll stay overnight with a beautiful view over the Mont Ventoux.

DAY 6: Aramon - Avignon, 25 mi. (40 km)
Your tour today will lead to the best preserved Roman aqueduct in all of Europe, the Pont du Gard. It  is located 25 kilometers from Nîmes, in the direction of Avignon. It was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985. The bridge is part of the aqueduct built around the year 50 to transport water from the Eure spring near Uzès to Nîmes, a distance of over 50 kilometers. Cycle back to Aramon where the barge will be waiting to take you to Avignon, the city of the popes. The barge will be moored in Quai de la Ligne next to the famous Pont St. Bénezet.

DAY 7: Avignon, round tour, 28 mi. (30 km)
Cycle in the direction of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, following roads with little traffic surrounded by vineyards. In Châteauneuf- du-Pape, you can enjoy a tasting of the very famous provencal wine. You will cross the Rhone at the height of Roquemaure and cycle back through Villeneuve-les-Avignon following the course of the river.

DAY 8: Departure
Individual departure after breakfast. 

May 25th departure is the below itinerary- Wozniak Group

Avignon to Aigues Mortes

Day 1: Arrival in Avignon, boarding at 6PM.
Day 2: Avignon, round tour, 19 mi. (30 km)
Day 3: Avignon - Aramon, 25 mi. (40 km)
Day 4: Aramon - Vallabrègues, 22 mi. (35 km)
Day 5: Vallabrègues - Arles, 37 mi. (60 km)
Day 6: Arles - Aigues Mortes, 15 mi. (25 km)
Day 7: Aigues-Mortes, round tour, 19 mi. (55 km)
Day 8: Departure from Aigues-Mortes

*All distances are approximate. Daily itinerary is subject to change by a decision of the captain due to adverse weather (high or low water issues) or other unforeseen circumstances.

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