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Mont Ventoux

Climb one of France most feared mountains

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Mont Ventoux
  • France, Europe
  • 46 km
  • 1:04 hr

Known for its challenging Tour de France climbs and moonscape terrains the road to the “Giant of Provence” is definitely not for the fainthearted. Situated in the south of France the iconic road to the infamous grey mountain can’t be missed.

This 21.5 km route goes up the north face of Mont Ventoux, starting from Malaucène. Classed by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve for its much diversified flora and fauna, this area on the foot of the mountain is bound to delight you. The winding road takes you through magical lavender fields and dense forests before the dramatic bare limestone mountain comes into view. Pull over at the observation deck for some amazing 360 degrees panoramas before descending down to Sault.

Please note: Mont Ventoux catches a lot of wind and stormy weather so plan your trip when the sun is out!

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