DIFFICULTY OF THE CIRCUIT
Loved in small corners of paradise in the south of France, these villages bathed us in peace. Under the song of the cicadas or entwined in the meanders of the roads of Périgord famous for its gastronomy, a circuit of 14 days is proposed to you.
|CALENDAR OF EVENTS|
|Weekend of the 14 05 2011 – Harley-Davidson Euro Festival 2011
Weekend of the 16 07 2011 – Morzine Harley Days
Weekend of 26 09 2011 – Attack of the castle of Baux de Provence
DAY 1 | Geneva or Lyon
Transfer to the airport of Geneva or Lyon at the Harley-Davidson dealership to grip the motorcycle . Check- in at the hotel .
DAY 2 | Geneva or Lyon / Embrun out of the maze of small collars mountain in through the high places of the Resistance French in the mountains of Vercors . Arrival in Embrun , in the edge of the water blue of the lake of Serre-Ponçon .
DAY 3 | Embrun / Saint Paul de Vence Down in the south by the Alps of the South in initiating the hinterland of Nice and its landscape of gorges towering carved by torrents. Arrival in Saint-Paul-de-Vence where time stops in this village of artists a few cables from the Big Blue .
DAY 4 | Trip on the Cote d’Azur Discovery of places mythical of the Coast by the road Corniche in through the Esterel . Cannes, Nice, Monaco, Saint-Tropez on the sea of Azur . Overnight in Vence .
DAY 5 | Saint Paul de Vence / Mane en Provence After a stop in Grasse , the city of perfumes , the motorcycle guided by the smells of Provence sneak into the Gorges du Verdon to Mane en Provence.
DAY 6 | Under the sky of Provence In the heart of Provence and the land of ocher , visit of Gordes , Pearl of the villages of France, then direction the country of the Popes to taste the famous beverage of Châteauneuf du Pape and to discover beautiful Roman remains. Overnight in Pontet d’Avignon . DAY 7 |
DAY 7 | Pontet to Avignon / Ganges change of scenery with the Ardeche of the south and its landscapes arid that we will lead towards Saint Guilhem the Desert , which stands in a case of rock and Saint Laurent le Minier haven of peace nestled in the bosom of Gard . Night at Ganges.
DAY 8 | Tour in the Midi-Pyrénées Tasting of the soil obliges in a cellar of Roquefort ( which cheese !). It is with pride that we will cross finally the viaduct of Millau to go to the meeting of La Couvertoirade , site of the Knights of the Order of the Temple. Night at Ganges.
DAY 9 | Ganges / Saint Cirq Lapopie Traversée des Cévennes and the Gorges du Tarn. We let caress by the meander of rock of Dourdou in Bozouls , real iron to horse natural before winning the high places of pilgrimage to Saint Jacques de Compostela in Conques . Overnight in St Cirq Lapopie .
DAY 10 | Hiking in Périgord The bikes lick the foot of the cliffs Lot and spin to Rocamadour explore sites geological exceptions such as the chasm of Padirac , real journey to the center of the earth . Back to St Cirq Lapopie .
DAY 11 | Saint Cirq Lapopie / Langogne After the discovery of the famous knives from Laguiole , Sources Chaudes we call in Chaudes-Aigues . Meeting with a curious Eiffel Tower at Gabarit before arriving in Langogne .
DAY 12 | Langogne / Chamonix After a blink of eye to the famous basilica black of Puy in Velay , we sillonnerons small county that date back to the landscapes Alpine to summits snow . The Mont-Blanc appears at the end of the day . Overnight in Chamonix .
DAY 13 | Chamonix Beware of vertigo , chills guaranteed ! Overnight in Chamonix
DAY 14 | Chamonix / Geneva or Lyon Back to Geneva or Lyon to leave the bikes at the concession and transfer to the airport . Overnight in Chamonix
DAY 14 | Chamonix / Geneva or Lyon Back to Geneva or Lyon to leave the bikes at the concession and transfer to the airport .