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Mont Ventoux, Vaison-la-Romaine

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The largest mountain in the region, Mont Ventoux hosts a section of the Tour de France cycling race. The biological distinctiveness of the mountain was recognized by UNESCO in 1990. The mountaintop is bare limestone, which makes its peak appear from a distance to be snow-capped all year round. There are three routes available for those who wish to climb the mountain. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Mont Ventoux by using our Vaison-la-Romaine itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Mont ventoux unique natural attraction in the region and the world. Very taken by cyclists but a true visit must for others. Climb with family car for the aloud, great view. Caution to the wind! Even some days in summer.
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  • The Mont Ventoux is a paradise for cyclists because there is a cycle track identified until the end of the course. The view is beautiful is a very beautiful place.
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  • My bike I went up to the peak. The last 6 km was legnehezeb, but the sight was beautiful. It was worth it to go up the tetelyére. The only bad point is that by the time I left the kulacsomban water felértem and it was not anything nyítva. Let's say you also need to do, I was 31 dec dikén hofy otz.
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  • What can I say. It's steep...and you can get great views at the summit.... recommend the coffee in the restaurant. Not a bad price considering its a captive audience!!
  • We went up by car and spend a couple of minutes on top. A bit boring as the view is not really impressive and there is not much to explore. Would recommend to hike up or use a bike!
  • Spectacular cycle climb. I rode up early morning and the noise the bare rocks near the summit make as they warm is so spooky. Naturally the view from the top is amazing - on a clear day one can see to the Alpes.
  • Magnific view. One of the best place in France for biking.
  • Great mountain, especially if you like cycling. Don't attempt to peddle to the top without proper preparations, because then you're gonna have a bad time.