Rapha Retreats - Ventoux 2014

Cyclings relationship with Ventoux is one of untold heartbreak and legendary glory. Based in a private hamlet in the Luberon, this Retreat offers an immersion in the setting of some of cyclings greatest struggles and victories.

Called Le Grand Banc, this private hamlet overlooks 400 acres of farmland, scrub oak, lavender and cypress trees. Its the perfect base form which to explore the region, and is serviced with outdoor dining terraces, a swimming pool, and stunning interiors. You will love Le Grand Banc if you are after rustic charm, beautiful art, simple pleasures and tranquil seclusion.

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About Rapha Retreats

Rapha Retreats are the ultimate in cycling escapes  based in stunning locations, with exceptional food and drink, and relaxed schedules that allow our guests to ride at their own pace. Get in as much challenging riding as you want, and then indulge and unwind with excellent food, drink and great company.

Daily group rides are led by our guides, and routes are provided for the days you want to ride solo. Our experienced mechanics and soigneurs are on hand to look after your bike and body, aiding your recovery and relaxation. Non-riding companions are welcome to enjoy the Retreats, with plenty of activities and entertainment offered.