La Corima Drome Provencale


  • One of the best organised sportives in the region.
  • Amazing scenery: The best of the Baronnies regional park.
  • Easy logistics just 55 minutes drive to the start.
  • Excellent marshalling.
  • 4 event options from 48km to 152km.
  • 2 Gravel events on the Saturday from 51km to 77km. 
  • Post race food is excellent.
I really can't recommend Véloventoux highly enough. They are about 15km from the foot of Ventoux, so a great warm up, plus there are lots of other good routes from there round the mountain or along the Gorge de la Nesque etc. There are lots of places to eat around, I mean, it is France. But Vaison la Romaine is my favourite place to eat of an evening, and a stunning village to walk round.
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The Corima Drome Provencal is now in it’s 13th year and takes it’s place as the Provence sportive curtain raiser.
With over 2000 participants the sportive weekend has both road and gravel events spread over both Saturday and Sunday.

There are six courses to choose from:

Saturday 16th

  • Les Monts d’Allan 77km Gravel
  • La Plaine des Andrans 51km Gravel
Sunday 17th March

  • La Corima 152km
  • La Gobik 1121km
  • La Sésame 92km
  • La Montillienne 


15th to 18th March 2024

3 night long weekend – March 2024

Extra nights available


From £595.00 per person

Single Supplement £155.00

What's included

  • 3 nights bed, breakfast and evening meals.
  • Return transfer from Marseille airport.
  • Entry to the Sportive.
  • Private feed stop.
  • Guided warm up ride on Saturday for those not taking the gravel option.

Not included

  • Flights.
  • Lunches during the day.
  • Insurance.
  • Bike rental.


Friday: Travel day / inscriptions

Arrival and transfer of 1h 30 from Marseille airport to the Veloventoux accommodation.
After assembling the bikes there will be a short leg stretcher ride of 30km.
Dinner tonight is a pasta-party at the Veloventoux house.

Saturday: The Event

Breakfast at 6:00am then a transfer of 55 minutes to the start village in Montelimar for the gravel events and for everyone else to collect their event numbers and goodie bag.  Transfers back to the Veloventoux guesthouse after the event are available between midday and 16h. Dinner at Bar Barrys in Puyméras.


Breakfast at 6:00am then a transfer of 55 minutes to the start village in Montelimar for the road events. Transfers back to the Veloventoux guesthouse after the event are available at 15h. Dinner at Bar Barrys in Puyméras.

Monday 13th: Departure Day

Transfer back to Marseille airport with tired legs and big smiles. Transfer time is approximately 1h30m.

Tour Map

events quick questions

Yes you do. In some cases your countries racing licence will do but you need to check with the organiser.

There are no time limits in The Ventoux Granfondos but if you are seriously slow getting round the broom waggon will pass you and you’ll no longer be part of the event and could miss the feed stations.

Yes but you don’t need to get involved.At the front the first finishers are often pro riders and to win one of these events is an impressive achievement.
There are prizes for the overall GC and then for each individual age group.

They are essential to the event especially on hot days for liquids. They can be a bit messy so that’s why we do a private stop for our guests and you can even supplement this with your own favourite race food.

Yes! especially at the start. Whilst most of the top riders usually get priority places near the front there will always be faster riders behind you trying to work their way up to the front so leave the left hand side of the road free for faster riders to come through.
Be careful on descents, don’t hog the road and let faster descenders through.