Program

Cavaillon, the city of Luberon

Villedecavaillon logo 2015Porte du Luberon, Cavaillon is located in Provence, 30 km from Avignon, 60 km from Marseille, with an exit on the A7 motorway, allowing quick access into the city center.
On 1 January 2015, it has 25 780 inhabitants. Cavaillon is primarily a city for all. Ideally located geographically it is attractive for both businesses and individuals.
Based on an exceptional site, along the Durance, at the foot of the Saint Jacques hill, it is a charming city where tourists are discovering a remarkable heritage disseminated through all neighborhoods.
St. Jacques hill, small piece detached from the Luberon, is a natural stronghold now considered the garden of Cavaillon. From its peak, the city offers a whole in a landscape shaped by man: the fields bordered by cypress and irrigated by multiple channels extend into the surrounding countryside dotted with farms and mills.
The St. Julien Canal, created in the 12th century, is an important element in the landscape. It spreads gradually from Mérindol, sprinkles Cavaillon and took it beyond the Coulon, north of the city, he crosses through an aqueduct from the 16th century.

The evocation of the terroir of Cavaillon would be incomplete without mentioning the Vignères hamlet integral part of the municipality where the Our Lady Chapel, built on the ruins of the Roman period, offers the charm of a rural chapel decor novel.
With 2 swimming pools, gyms 9, 8 nursery and elementary schools, four colleges, two schools, a library, a National Theatre, a music conservatory, a CCAS ... Cavaillon is a town where families can settle in peace.

Some distances by road:
Paris-Cavaillon 700 km
Lille Cavaillon 900 km
Strasbourg- Cavaillon 680 km
Lyon 240 km Cavaillon
Bordeaux 570 km Cavaillon

Day 1 - May 24th, 2017:

Arrival of participants at the Ibis and Mercure Cavaillon in the afternoon.
Allocation of rooms.
Welcome to participants, discount route documents with a reminder of the instructions and safety rules.


Verification of insurance and driving license participants.


Welcome cocktail which will be presented the event as a whole.
Reception officials, speeches
Meal



Day 2  - May 25th, 2017 - Luberon Trip :

Hiking discovery of the most beautiful villages in the region in the middle of the Luberon National Park: 120 km.

9:00: Departure from the hotel in Cavaillon, Luberon town

Coffee will be offered at Mérindol Vaudois
Crossing the Combe de Lourmarin.
Meal.
Stop in one of the most beautiful villages in France, Gordes.
Visit the museum of the Lavender in Coustellet.

 

17h00: Return route with the crossing of Cavaillon after the flower parade

Meals served at the hotel

Day 3 - May 26th, 2017 - Circuit of Alpilles:

Riding discovery of the Alpilles and the Golden Triangle consisting of the villages of Fontvieille, Les Baux de Provence and Saint-Remy: 120 km.



9:00: Departure from the hotel in Cavaillon, Luberon City

Stop and visit the Museum Automobile DELLIERE Orgon.
Off Chapel St Sixtus in Eygalières and crossing the Alpilles.
Discovery of the Moulin de Daudet in Fontvieille.
Camargue lunch in a ranch in St. Remy de Provence.
Return route by Molléges.
Arrrêt Saint Andiol (birthplace of the family): presentation of the collection at the castle NOUGIER by family and Marseille Museum


17h00: Return Route

Appetizer will be offered by Mr. Deputy Mayor of the town of Cavaillon.
Meals at the hotel.

Day 4 - May 27th, 2017 - Circuit du Ventoux:

 

Riding discovery of the Vaucluse Mountains, the Giant of Provence without forgetting the vineyards of the Rhone and Ventoux coast: 120 km.


9:00: Departure from the hotel in Cavaillon, Luberon City.

Passage by Fontaine de Vaucluse and discover the Vauclusienne campaign.
Climb the Ventoux with stop at Chalet REYNARD
Meals in Malaucene.
Return route with visit to a winery in Vacqueyras.
Back Cavaillon.

Closing evening.
Closing remarks and thanks. Trophy award of the Federation which organizes the World Rally FIVA motorcycles in 2018.

Gala dinner

Day 5 – May 28th 2017 :

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure of participants