Our Stretch - 120 Kilometres

Eurovelo 8 is very much a work in progress. It is planned to run some 4500 kilometres on the European mainland, from Cadiz in Spain to Athens in Greece, and beyond to Cyprus and Turkey. But the “completion date” is unknown, making it difficult in places to identify…

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OUR STRETCH IN DETAIL

Au Bois De Lune

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Resistance

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Nos vins de terroir

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Theatre Under The Stars

Every summer in villages along the EV8, a series of open-air theatre performances take place. As this is Provence, open-air events in summer are much more agreeable once the sun has set and the air...

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CANTEM – A Local Choir

CANTEM, a choir of some 50 local people based in Pontevès, but taking in villages from all around, was founded in 2013 following a visit to Monte Grosso in northern Italy. Inspired by the Italians'...

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Train des Pignes

The history of the railway line that now hosts Eurovelo 8 is relatively short. Conceived in 1886, and built between 1887 and 1896, the line lasted for little more than half a century. The initial...

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Louis Perrone

Louis Perrone chose, or was fated, to die on the very day that his village of Pontevès celebrated the 76th anniversary of its liberation from the Nazi occupation. That morning August 18th 1944, the...

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