Motorcycle road trip on southern roads: Top 5 of the most beautiful panoramas

Freedom, sensations, exceptional panoramas… Iconic bends await you on a motorbike on the roads of the south of France. Prepare your road trip now.

LSpring is approaching, and with it the irrepressible need to reconnect with the sensations of asphalt. French roads are an inexhaustible playground for motorcycle aficionados. It's time to prepare for your first road trip of the season. This is why we have put together a Top 5 motorcycle road trip for you on the roads of the south of France. They reserve unforgettable moments for you.

The Col du Tourmalet

Famous for the mythical climbs of the Tour de France, this magnificent Hautes-Pyrénées route offers you open curves and delicate passages, under the gaze of the Pic du Midi.

Gorges du Verdon

Located in the Alpes de Haute Provence, this portion of the historic Route Napoléon which links Golfe-Juan to Grenoble, leads you to discover Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, classified among the most beautiful villages in France, then to the assault ridges. The 24 km scenic route takes visitors through the highest canyon in Europe. The 14 Belvédères - including the iconic Point Sublime - reveal the mythical cliffs of the Verdon and offer unforgettable views

Climbing Mont Ventoux

Still in Provence, but in Vaucluse this time and at an altitude of 1 m, the majestic Mont Ventoux is waiting for you. The one nicknamed the Giant of Provence or the Mont Chauve offers bikers a wide road and relatively simple turns. But make no mistake, this route is considered the most formidable of climbs in France, with its 912% slopes exposed to often very strong winds.

The Gorges de l'Ardèche

In the Rhône-Alpes region, the D290 runs along the gorges of the Ardèche, and offers a striking arid landscape. This 30 km canyon connects Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche. Change of scenery guaranteed.

The Col de la Bonette

Departing from Jausiers, in the heart of the Mercantour National Park, on the border of the departments of Alpes-Maritimes and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the road leading to the Cime de la Bonette is exceptional. Throughout its 24 kilometers, you will climb a drop of 1 meters, and discover multiple landscapes up to the summit, culminating at an altitude of 600 meters. A unique experience !