A CLASSIC CHALLENGE FOR CYCLISTS
Distance from Bédoin: 21.8 km
Maximum gradient: 11%
Elevation gain: 1,611 m
Additional obstacles: wind, heat, length of climb.
Mont Ventoux is a classic challenge for cyclists and is considered one of France’s toughest ascents!
Its highest point stands at 1,912 m above sea level which is why it’s called the Giant of Provence! It’s a continuous ascent with a gradient of more than 10% throughout, leaving no opportunity for rest.
But the region also offers marked trails for novices and intermediates that you can find on the map attached.