A France guided electric mountain bike trip starting in the snowcapped Alps and finishing in the Provence lavender fields. This eMTB Alps to Provence is all off piste.
eMTB Alps to Provence Summary:
You will stay in two main accommodation bases for this France guided electric mountain bike trip in the beautiful towns of Gap, the adventure capital of the Alps, and Sisteron, the gateway to Provence. These strategically positioned bases provide access to some of the best e-biking rides in the area, starting in the Alps and finishing in Provence.
You will discover a new landscape each day with the snowcapped high mountains of the Ecrins national park, the lavender fields of Provence, the Gorges de la Méouges, Ceuse, Devoluy and the Montagne de Lure.
The routes are off-piste as much as possible on forest trails, mountain paths and trails. The technical level is easy to moderate with forest pistes and some accessible single track to add a bit of fun and the odd challenge to your trip.
You can expect magnificent panoramic mountain views, dramatic cliffs, stunning gorges, wild forests and woods, lakes to take a dip in, lavender fields and orchards and there’s even a historical monument to discover at the end of your trip! You will be riding through wolf country so wildlife is abundant all the way along with: chamois, wild boar, mouflon, deer, foxes, eagles, vultures and of course wolves.
Highlights of France guided electric mountain bike trip:
– Stunning and varied terrain all off piste
– Off the beaten track – you will be heading on trails and tracks exclusive to this trip
– Experienced local guide
– Flexibility to adapt the route for conditions
– Ethical travel company
Who Will Love This eMTB Alps to Provence holiday?
Ideally you will have done some mountain biking but don’t need a lot of experience to enjoy this trip as you will quickly pick up tips and techniques along the way. Fitness is important as you still need to pedal but again, you don’t need to be an endurance athlete!
Experienced mountain bikers who love the idea of an extra boost for the uphills, beginner mountain bikers with a desire to get out into the wilds of the mountains and groups or families with teenagers of mixed ability will adore this trip!
We have chosen a range of routes specifically adapted to electric bikes for this eMTB Alps to Provence tour with the aim of getting the most out of your e-bikes, having fun and seeing the best of the scenery and views away from the busier traditional mountain biking tracks.
The biking days are between 30km and 60km long with between 700m and 1500m of ascent, which is perfect for optimal battery power and being able to enjoy the ups and downs!
The technical level of the route is easy and accessible to anyone who can ride a bike competently with a few challenges for those that want to try, all made much more accessible by your electric bike! If you are used to graded mountain bike routes imagine blue routes with some reds.
This France guided electric mountain bike trip is led the whole way by our guide, Manu, who is a fully qualified, very professional and passionate mountain bike guide who specialises in electric mountain biking. He is local to the area, living in between the Alps and Provence and has contributed to mountain biking guide books of the area as well as putting up some of the way marked self guided routes. If you need to change route, he will know where to go and will be adapting the trip continuously without you even realising so that you get the most out of your trip!