French Riviera Motorcycle Tour 2022

Tour Overview

15 days / 14 nights from just €2299 per person

based on 2 people sharing a double room

what's included

This fabulous 15-day small-group hub tour comes with all the frills and glamour you would expect when travelling the French Riviera and the Côte d’Azur. A certain ‘Je ne sais quoi’! Whilst on this tour, you will stay at the beautiful Caday Rouge chambre d’hôtes and other luxury hotels throughout the remainder of the tour.

You will start and end your fabulous journey staying seven nights at the beautiful Caday Rouge chambre d’hôtes. Enjoy a further seven nights in top quality hotels in the popular seaside resort and port of La Grande-Motte, a further two nights near Grimaud and the Bay of Saint-Tropez, and the final night on the French Riviera will be near the magnificent principality of Monaco. The remaining three overnight hotel stays will be in Moissac Bellevue near the Lake Sainte-Croix and Verdon Gorge, then onto the commune of Fontvieille in the Bouches-du-Rhône department and Meyrueis in the Cevennes National Park.

On this tour you will revel in the green valleys of the Lot, Dordogne, Célé and Vézère. You will visit historical landmarks, monuments and medieval chateaux whilst riding through the traffic-free roads of South-West France, enjoying its amazing green scenery. You will ride to the Mediterranean and Riviera coast, exploring the regions of Aquitaine, Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrenees, the Provence and Côte d’Azur as well as the famous Riviera coast cities of Saint Raphael, Saint Tropez, Fréjus and the marvellous Monaco.

On our return to Caday Rouge you will enjoy the Route Napoleon as we head towards Digne and the Verdon Gorge. We continue west through the Natural Parks of Luberon and Alpilles before we head into the beautiful Cevennes and the famous Tarn and Jonte Gorges with an enjoyable visit to the Viaduct of Millau in the Grands Causses Natural Park.

This is the ultimate motorcycle touring experience giving you a delightful and memorable touring holiday you will never forget.

Book your place with the group and enjoy this unforgettable tour.

For those who don’t ride pillion, CRMT can offer a luxury support vehicle for the tour duration, please enquire.

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skill level

Intermediate
Advanced

This escorted tour is suitable for proficient riders who are able to ride the distances stated in the itinerary. We will ride a maximum of 2,900 kilometres for the holiday duration. The tour riding days are good fun, very sociable and start at 9am to maximise your days tour enjoyment.

French Riviera Motorcycle Tour
French Riviera Motorcycle Tour
HIGHLIGHTS
  • The tour starts and ends at Caday Rouge
  • 14 nights superb accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis with private en-suite bathrooms
  • Explore the breath-taking scenery of the Natural Park of Camargue
  • Escorted riding to and staying in the fabulous French Riviera
  • Visit the principality of Monaco and the world-famous Monte Carlo Casino
  • A visit to the Grand Canyon of Verdon and Route Napoleon
  • Cross the Viaduc de Millau, the tallest bridge in the world
  • Explore the beautiful green valleys of the Lot, Dordogne, Célé and Vézère
  • Visit Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, Rocamadour and Domme
  • Visit historic Castles and Chateaux
  • Luxury support vehicle option for your luggage and pillion or non-riders
  • Service of a professional tour escort and 24-hour support and advice
  • A fabulous workshop and motorcycle washing facilities
  • Garage parking for your motorcycle whilst at Caday Rouge
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ITINERARY

Day 1 – Saturday
Arrive and check in at Caday Rouge, settle in, relax and socialise by the pool and meet your new companions before dinner.

Day 2 – Sunday
This is the start of your touring adventure and today we head east to Saint-Cirq-Lapopie and Cajarc. We then head north to Brengues to join the Célé Valley for some of the most scenic riding this region has to offer. We will visit Cahors on our return to Caday Rouge – 230 km

Day 3 – Monday
Our first stop today will be the beautiful Château de Campagne in the Dordogne.  Our scenic route will take us to the amazing and historic Château de Hautefort for an afternoon tour. We will then ride towards Perigueux on the magnificent D5 then head south to the beautiful Abbey of Cadouin – 240 km

Day 4 – Tuesday
We travel into the Dordogne Valley and to the beautiful bastide and fortified medieval town of Domme and onto Château de Montfort. We will then visit the museum ‘La Rue du Temps qui Passe’ and the historic Château de Beynac – 200 kms

Day 5 – Wednesday
Today our tour takes us to the stunning villages of Penne d’Agenais, Tournon d’Agenais, Montcuq, Bélaye and then onto Château de Biron and Château de Gavaudun before our tour of Château de Bonaguil, a magnificent 13th century fortified castle – 170 kms

Day 6 – Thursday
We visit the 16th century Renaissance Château de Monbazillac. This furnished chateau has been a listed historic monument since 1941. After a self-guided tour, wine tasting of its world-famous sweet table wines is offered to all visitors. We return to Caday Rouge via the bastides of Issigeac, Villereal and Monflanquin – 200 kms

Day 7 – Friday
An early start preparing the motorcycles and heading towards the Mediterranean. We head through the town of Albi on the River Tarn through the Natural Regional Park of Haut-Languedoc, then onto the Mediterranean coast to our first overnight hotel stay in La Grand Motte – 320 km

Day 8 – Saturday
After breakfast we will head towards the Côte d’Azur and near Port Grimaud for our second and third overnight stays. You will enjoy the beautiful coastal towns of Saint-Tropez, Saint-Raphaël and Sainte-Maxime with fabulous evening entertainment and cuisine this part of the French Riviera has to offer – 300 km

Day 9 – Sunday
A deserved motorcycle rest day and a chance to visit some of these world-famous cosmopolitan seaside towns along this magnificent Mediterranean coastline. We can either stay as a group or you may decide to venture alone. Public transport is of the highest quality – 0 km

Day 10 – Monday
A fabulous day today as we visit Monte Carlo and the principality of Monaco. Walk around the legendary Casino and the Formula One racetrack. Enjoy lunch by the Marina, soaking in the sights of the amazing moored yachts and the magnificent top-marque cars passing by. We will then take a short trip to Menton for our fourth overnight stay – 200 km

Day 11 – Tuesday
We leave Menton promptly for a fabulous days riding on Route Napoleon, winding through the spectacular mountains of Provence. We will ride the D6085 and D4085 to Castellane and then head into the Natural Regional Park of Verdon, also known as ‘The Grand Canyon of Verdon’. Our fifth overnight stay will be at Moissac-Bellevue in this fabulous natural park – 250 km

Day 12 – Wednesday
We head west through the Natural Regional Parks of Luberon and Alpilles to the quaint commune of Fontvieille in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France for our sixth overnight stay – 230 kms

Day 13 – Thursday
We leave Fontvieille en-route to the amazing Cévennes National Park and the commune of Meyrueis in the Lozère department in southern France. We will travel through the Tarn and Jonte Gorges making this a magnificent riding day with a variation of beautiful scenery en-route to our hotel and seventh overnight stay – 240 kms

Day 14 – Friday
Today we will be riding through the Parc de Cevennes towards the amazing Viaduc de Millau, the tallest bridge at 343 metres, higher than the Eiffel Tower! After lunch we will head back to Caday Rouge for a relaxing evening– a pleasant finale to your riding experience with CRMT – 330 kms

Day 15 – Saturday
Farewell and bon voyage, we hope you have had a fantastic holiday and we would love to see you back here again for another tour.

CRMT can change the itinerary to suit seasonal opening times as required.
CRMT cannot be held responsible for any government Covid restrictions implemented during your stay.

AVAILABLE TOURS:
START DATES for 2022

All tours start on a Saturday:
March – 12th, 19th, 26th
April – 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th
May – 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th
June – 4th, 11th & 18th
September – 10th, 17th & 24th
October – 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd

*Discounts available for group bookings, the bigger the group the bigger the discount, please enquire for details.

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WE ACCEPT PAYMENTS VIA CREDIT CARD OR PAYPAL

(ONCE WE HAVE CONFIRMED YOUR BOOKING YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL WITH A LINK TO OUR PAYMENT SECTION)

ACCOMMODATION

This small group hub-tour includes seven nights accommodation at the beautiful Caday Rouge chambre d’hôtes. You will also stay seven nights at other superb quality hotels during the tour. Enjoy your first night on the Mediterranean in La Grand-Motte, then onto the Côtes d’Azur near Saint-Tropez for a further two nights. Your fourth overnight stay will be in Menton close to the principality of Monaco. We then head west for our fifth overnight stay near Moissac-Bellevue. We continue riding west to the quaint town of Fontvieille for your sixth overnight stay. The final overnight stay will be in Meyrueis in the Cevennes National Park.

Your accommodation at Caday Rouge is a beautiful stone manor house with a 19thcentury Quercy stone cottage. All the newly renovated bedrooms are all en-suite with private bathrooms.

Group bookings also have the availability to use our three-bedroom luxury holiday cottage with three double bedrooms and sharing 2 bathrooms.

These beautiful buildings are set within two acres of well-maintained tranquil gardens nestling peacefully in the serene countryside on the banks of the River Lot. There are various terraces around the house, cottage and large swimming pool for outside dining and socialising during the summer season.

Relax and enjoy our private large saltwater swimming pool after a great days riding. The terraces are equipped with parasols, sun loungers and seating for your comfort, enjoyment and socialising, so all you need to do is order your cool beverage from our licenced bar and revel in the tranquillity Caday Rouge offers.

No pets are allowed

FOOD

Every tour day includes a delightful continental breakfast to get you started.

Whilst at Caday Rouge we offer wholesome daily picnic lunches. We will lunch at some beautiful and secret places of natural beauty throughout these regions which allows you more time to ride and explore!

Evening dining is available at Caday Rouge in our beautiful restaurant where we prepare and serve superb high-quality home-cooked meals. Weather permitting and during the summer months you may dine on one of our many terraces within the tranquil gardens of Caday Rouge. A great way to spend a lovely evening after a fabulous days riding.

Our bar is available to all guests for alcoholic beverages including wines, beers and soft drinks, all offered at a very reasonable price.

We can offer an all-inclusive option which includes lunch, dinner and all beverages throughout your tour. Please enquire.

We can also offer a complimentary shuttle service using our luxury support vehicle taking you to local nearby villages if you prefer to dine elsewhere.

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WHAT IS INCLUDED
  • 15 days escorted motorcycle tour in South and South West France
  • 14 nights superb accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis with private en-suite bathrooms
  • Use of private swimming pool and all facilities whilst at Caday Rouge
  • Complimentary evening transport to local towns and villages whilst at Caday Rouge
  • Service of experienced escorts with vast local and regional knowledge
  • Full 24-hour support and expert advice
  • Garage parking for your motorcycle whilst at Caday Rouge
  • One booking secures a tour. There is no minimum number required to proceed
Options Available
  • All-inclusive motorcycle tours
  • Fly-Ride holidays
  • BMW Motorcycle hire
  • Luxury support vehicles to carry your luggage and for pillion or non-riders
  • Local airport and train station transfers
  • Hire of motorcycle safety-wear
  • Custom and bespoke tours for group bookings
  • Indulge in other activities at Caday Rouge Adventure Holidays
  • A fabulous workshop and motorcycle washing facilities
  • Laundry service
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
  • Fuel
  • Road tolls
  • Ferry or flights
  • Any entrance fees to attractions
  • Meals other than breakfast
  • Drinks
  • Personal insurance
  • Helmets and protective clothing (available to rent subject to availability)
  • A €600 Excess Damage Deposit is required for all CRMT motorcycle rentals
  • Anything that is not in ‘Included’
Confirmation of Booking

Deposit: Only a 10% deposit is required to secure your booking. Confirmation of your booking will be sent to you by email. The balance of the payment is to be paid 60 days before your tour begins.

CRMT’s commitment to you: If you book one of our tours, we guarantee the tour will proceed. There is no minimum number required for any CRMT tour to go ahead.

Return of deposit: If for any reason you have to cancel your confirmed booking with CRMT, we will endeavour to rebook your place within the group. If this is successful, we will refund all your money paid to date. The tour will have to be fully booked for this to take effect.

COVID Travel Restrictions: If you are unable to attend your booked tour due to COVID-19 Government travel restrictions, we can reschedule your tour at no extra cost.

CRMT has the right to cancel any tour due to only unforeseen circumstances. If this happens we will return all funds paid.

please note

Note 1
If you hire a motorcycle from CRMT it may only be used during the tour days and whilst with the group. Our motorcycles are not for private use.

Note 2
If you hire a motorcycle from CRMT, a €600.00 Excess Damage Deposit is required before any riding takes place. You must provide a copy of your passport, a valid Driving Licence and International Driving Permit with the correct endorsements. All original documents must be provided on arrival. If you hire a motorcycle from CRMT the mileage is included within the hire price.

Note 3

• Spoken Languages: English, French.

• The maximum number of people in the group is 10.

• The maximum number of bikes in the group is 8.

• No minimum number for the tour to proceed.

• Airport & train station transfers available.

Note 4
If you are using your own motorcycle and a breakdown occurs, CRMT can return your bike to Caday Rouge. CRMT may also be able to assist in repatriating your motorcycle to some regions of Europe. A pre-determined date and cost can be confirmed subject to CRMT’s free time and when their tour season allows them.

Note 5
If you ride a motorcycle in France, you are required to wear a safety helmet with reflective decals and you must wear protective gloves. If you hire a CRMT motorcycle, it is obligatory to fulfil these requirements and laws.

If you are interested in this tour, please enquire for full details of the itinerary.

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