Vie-et-Velo: Cycle the south of France. What could be better!

There is an active cycling community in Pezenas region. We aim to support local riders and visitors to the area to get the most out of the many scenic cycling opportunities. If you have questions or content suggestions, please leave us comment. We would love to hear from you!

Bathroom renovation completed!

We have completed an overhaul of the main bathroom in our gite. We are pleased with the final effect which mixes traditional stone tiles with the modern luxury of an italian style walk-in shower. We hope you will be too. Check out these pics of the work in progress as [...]

By | May 1st, 2016|Accommodation|0 Comments

Mont Ventoux – the GIANT of Provence

Mont Ventoux is open again for the year. Check out this video of the impressive ascent filmed last autumn. The ascent of Mont Ventoux is not for the faint of heart. This bald mountain is named after the wind for a good reason. But the views from the top make [...]

By | April 10th, 2016|Hill climbs, Videos|0 Comments

Les Boucles des 4 Clochers

Les Boucles des 4 Clochers is an annual cycling Grand Prix which starts and finishes in the historic village of Caux, Languedoc. The 80 km challenge consists of 4 loops of a route through the picturesque villages of Caux, Neffiès, la Rouquette, and Fontès and the rolling vineyards in between. [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|Cycling events, Videos|0 Comments

Cycling in the Wind

If you cycle in the Languedoc region, you will quickly learn to expect wind. While helping to keep you cool in the hot summer months, it can be especially strong and troubling in the winter and spring seasons. Thankfully, the infamous Mistral that you encounter in Provence, does not make [...]

By | February 5th, 2016|Cycling tips, Languedoc region|0 Comments

New kitchen

Our gite has a brand new kitchen. After many hours of planning and many days of building, our new kitchen is complete and we are extremely pleased with the results. Check out the photos below and let us know if you agree. Bookings are now open for summer 2016. [...]

By | December 21st, 2015|Accommodation|0 Comments

Languedoc wine appellations

There are a number of sub-appellations within the Languedoc region, many of which are changing as the unique wine of the area is developed and refined. The AOC Languedoc (formerly Coteaux du Languedoc) is the predominant regional appellation and is by far the most important. Benefiting from the sunny [...]

By | November 8th, 2015|Languedoc region|0 Comments