Aix Road Cycling Centre – Val de l’Arc Sports Complex – Aix-en-Provence


Natural site of Sainte Victoire and Natura 2000. – Varied, uneven and winding routes

The Val de l’Arc sports complex is a multi-sport centre of 93270 m², located in the south of Aix-en-Provence, a 15-minute walk from the town centre.

From Aix-en-Provence, you will find roads suitable for the preparation of cyclists. On the way to the Montagne Sainte-Victoire, small passes of 4-5 km allow you to work on the qualities needed for the Olympic Games.

With a favourable climate, these roads are the training grounds for many professional cyclists, including Nacer Bouhanni and Maxime Bouet.

Easy parking and access (motorway, city bus, train, plane),

Aix-en-Provence has hosted many international cycling competitions such as the Tour de France, Paris-Nice and the “Tour la Provence”.

Each year the city also hosts the Ironman 70.3 Pays d’Aix.

The Bouches-du-Rhône department has been awarded the “Land of Cycling Excellence” label by the French Cycling Federation.


a train station: 30 mn
an airport: 40 mn
a hospital: 10 mn


Olympic Sports :
cycling Road, triathlon

Paralympic Sports :
para cycling (road and track), para triathlon


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Type of cycle course : Major roads / Cycle paths / Pedestrian paths
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Locker rooms / Toilets
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Comfort facilities :
Work space for mechanics / Secure bicycle storage area
Possibility of renting transport vehicles for equipment and staff
Information facilities :
Internet access
Meeting room
Film screening room
Additional premises :
Secure store aera
On-site Accomodation
Weights room


Centre de Cyclisme sur Route d’Aix en Provence – Complexe sportif du Val de l’Arc
35 Avenue des Infirmeries – 13090 Aix-en-Provence

Olivier Penin
Sports director
04 42 91 88 50