The Vélo Paradisio spirit
An open-air event at the Cité Clairvivre on Sunday 22 July 2018.
Save the date and don’t be late to register!
The Day: a ride on bicycle (vintage, modern ou electric), with friends and vintage clothes. Three loops specially designed for you, with tasting steps all along.
The Night: An exceptional evening for young and old with a gourmet night market, a vintage village, free Rockab’ and Swing concerts, and for great finale: LA GRANDE VADROUILLE on open-air screening!
Vélo-Paradisers WANTED! Feel like being photographed with your vintage outfit and bike? Come and join us for a fun and friendly photo shoot, followed by a “Spanish table”, at Cité Clairvivre (date and time to be confirmed, depending on the...
“Vélo Paradisio” is first of all a cycle tourism vintage hike, opened to everyone, which will take you on the roads throughout Green Périgord landscapes, whatever your level of biking and your experience. Three loops have been especially designed :
One 15km loop, which can be done in an afternoon with your family One 40km loop, for biking in family or friends, all day long (25 on the morning, then the “Jour de Fête” loop on the afternoon), with a stop for lunch at Clairvivre One 60km loop, for the bravest bikers, all day long (60 km on the morning, then the “Jour de Fête” loop on the afternoon), with a stop for lunch at Clairvivre
One 15km loop, which can be done in an afternoon with your family
One 40km loop, for biking in family or friends, all day long (25 on the morning, then the “Jour de Fête” loop on the afternoon), with a stop for lunch at Clairvivre
One 60km loop, for the bravest bikers, all day long (60 km on the morning, then the “Jour de Fête” loop on the afternoon), with a stop for lunch at Clairvivre
Starting and ending at the Cité Clairvivre, the loops will be punctuated by breaks to rest, to quench your thirst, to taste terroir products and to enjoy yourselves thinking about the kilometers you’ve made.
Discovering landscapes without hurry, chatting while pedaling, stopping beside the track to take a photograph or just to have a break, remembering our memories, helping and cheering each other on the road… so many things and values that we can share on a bike. The oldest the bike is, the funniest the experience will be!
The rest is what awaits you on Sunday, July, 22nd at the Cité Clairvivre !
In order to live the “Velo Paradisio” experience completely, reuse your VINTAGE CLOTHES : trousers and flower dresses, Sunday suits and leather jackets, hats and fascinators, caps and berets, whatever your tastes and what you will find in your wardrobes!
For the BIKE, we recommend you to have a bike before 1987, when the gearbox passed from the frame to the handlebar. If you do not have some, look into your garages, cellars and barns. Ask people around you, a treasure might be at hands!Our mechanics crew will check the state of the bikes and handle the first breakdowns.
Of course, if you prefer to use your modern bike, feel free to take it, we are sure you’ll customize so well to turn it into a vintage bike! Don’t forget to be vintage-dressed!
All day long, you will find several options, for every taste and purse.
For lunch time, take back your tablecloths and wicker basketsSign for a barbecue lunch meal prepared by the Cité Clairvivre (extra fee of 10€– mention this service on your registration form and pay on your arrival on July, 22nd) or bring your own PICNIC and eat it at the Cité Clairvivre
For dinner, to rest from the hikingA gourmet night market is organized on the spot with local producers
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Important: please notice that all the services (pass day+night and lunch meal) figure on one single registration form.
* Reduced rate : children under 12 years old, disabled people, unemployed people, cyclotourists licenced at the French National Federation of Cyclotourism (number of licence compulsory, to mention on the registration form and to present on your arrival)
Information and booking: dial +33 5 53 07 54 54 11 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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