A preferred destination for lovers of mountain landscapes and outdoor leisure activities, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and its exceptional natural heritage are a haven for everyone who loves protected, unspoilt countryside.
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes also boasts a remarkable built heritage. With castles, forts, Romanesque churches and typical villages and towns of great architectural and cultural importance. History enthusiasts and lovers of old buildings shouldn't miss the chance to visit some major heritage sites, like Lyon's historical city centre. In this area you can enjoy delicious regional products and famous specialities.
The Via Rhôna: two thousand years of history and a variety of landscapes!
We offer different cycling tours along (parts of) the ViaRhôna, which you can of course combine!
This 815km cycle route,leads the cyclist from Alpine panoramas to Camargue beaches across emblematic landscapes of the Cotes du Rhône vineyards and those of southern Provence: hilltop villages, lavender or olive tree fields, gastronomic discoveries. The ViaRhôna cycle route covers more than 2000 years of history and heritage treasures alternating secure greenways and shared paths.
This cycle route now link three regions: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Occitanie and Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur and has been included in the Eurovélo network. Starting on the shores of Lake Geneva and running all the way to the Mediterranean Sea, this route passes through many charismatic towns such as Arles, Avignon and Montélimar.
The route is mainly greenways and some shared roads, which are ideal for peaceful cycling and exploring the breathtaking landscapes. Arenas, castles, religious buildings: many heritage sites dating from Antiquity and the Middle Ages are present along the route! But it is also an opportunity not to be missed to discover Alpine panoramas and contemplate the vineyards of the Côtes du Rhône and Provence!
Finally, you can experience various gastronomic discoveries along the route. Try a Savoyard fondue in Auvergne, a cassoulet in Occitanie or a dish flavored with herbs from Provence!
Book Your Viarhona Cycling Adventure Today!
Whether you're an avid cyclist seeking a challenge or a leisure rider in pursuit of scenic wonders, our Viarhona cycling trips promise an unforgettable experience.Maximize your cycling adventure by combining stages of our Viarhona trips! Start in Geneva, Lyon, or Orange — the choice is yours. Discover the beauty of the Rhône Valley seamlessly as you tailor your perfect cycling experience. Book now and pedal into a world of diverse experiences!