"Simply brilliant holiday! Fantastic cycling, fantastic food and fantastic company. Many thanks to Doug and Lynn for organising it all."
Tim, Aberdeen, UK...October 2008
"Many thanks for a great holiday. Excellent routes prepared, fabulous hosts, great accommodation and wonderful food along with great company of the other guests. Hope to see you next year! Must improve my time on Mont Bouquet!!"
David, Hampshire, UK...October 2008
"Many thanks for a great week of excellent cycling and wonderful food."
Martin, Kent, UK...October 2008
"Another great week of cycling and food chez Stoddart - I'll be back (again!)"
Mike, London, UK...June 2008
"An excellent week, food , wine and cycling"
Rod, UK...May 2008
"A week that exceeded all our (my!) expectations! Has increased my cycling confidence enormously! Super accommodation, wonderful food, fantastic company and the cycling wasn't half bad either. Thanks Doug & Lynn for making us so welcome & being so helpful. You have a great formula!"
Mary & Adrian, Coventry, UK...April 2008
"Everything has been excellent and has already been said many times in this book, but for us, Mont Ventoux has been a high point of a different sort! All the best for your future plans."
Sue & Colin, Taunton, UK...April 2008
"Fantastic weeks cycle training exceeding all expectations. Great rides, the challenge of the bucket! & 3 days in the Cevennes - highly recommneded for hill climbs & beautiful scenery. Thanks also to Doug & Lynn for making the week a great experience. I will be back."
Marcel, London, UK...March 2008
"Better than Vegas!"
Mark, Cheshire, UK...March 2008
"Thanks for looking after us so well, especially when Flybe left Colin's bike & kit in Southampton. We really enjoyed being able to stay in your beautiful villa, your company and meeting the others in the group. Your hardwork, flexibility and generosity were much appreciated."
Colin & Shirley, Nth Yorkshire, UK...March 2008
"Thanks for your hospitality. We had an amazing stay and everything surpassed our expectations - the riding, the beautiful food and the lovely villa. We will definitely recommend it to our bike-riding friends."
Eliza & Anna, Australia... Sept 2007
"What can we say - fantastic. Great villa and pool. Doug & Lynn went out of their way to ensure a great time was had by all. Food "par excellence". Riding brilliant. Very sad to leave. Hope to make a return visit in the near future."
Sonia & Colin, West Wales, UK... Sept 2007
"Excellent food, excellent company and excellent accommodation. Very glad I came and will probably come back! Thank you very much."
Kevin, Merseyside, UK... Sept 2007
"Fantastic, food superb, riding great, beautiful scenery, good weather. Doug & Lynn really friendly and helpful. I'll be back!"
Mike, London, UK... Sept 2007
"Brilliant cycling centre with all to keep body and soul together."
Sue & Stuart, Derbyshire, UK...May 2007
"séduisant!... and fantastic food!! Thank you so much."
Christine, Norfolk, UK...May 2007
"Thanks for a great week. You have certainly made my first cycling holiday very enjoyable."
Margaret, Birmingham, UK...May 2007
"Great food, great place, great hosts - ta very much for a great week."
Chris, Stockport, UK...May 2007
"Thanks for good food, good wine and cycling."
Sue & John, Derbyshire, UK...May 2007
"Thank you for such a warm friendly welcome & stay."
Mary, Norfolk, UK...May 2007
"Lynn & Doug, you worked so hard to make us welcome in your lovely villa. Great hospitality with wonderful food, great rides and a super time had by one-and-all."
Maureen & John,Dorset, UK...May 2007
"Great rides! Great food! Great company! Great house... chilly pool! Thanks for everything."
Sean & Vicki, Devon, UK...April 2007
"Thanks for great hospitality and brilliant rides. An excellent way to start the season! A bientôt."
Joanna, Bath, UK...April 2007
"Doug & Lynn, thank you for creating such a warm and welcoming atmosphere which made the holiday special. I look forward to coming back and tackling Mont Ventoux..."
Lucia, Surrey, UK...April 2007
"Wow! What a wonderful place - the villa & the area. Doug & Lynn you're great hosts, with real customer focus. Thank you and I look forward to coming back."
Richard, Herts, UK...April 2007
"Best cycling week ever. Excellent recipe."
Jackie, Bedford, UK...March 2007
"Après l'effort, le reconfort. Great cycling country. Take time to smell the roses!"
Bob, St David's, Wales...March 2007
"Early season 480km! Excellent routes, good food, good company, good hosts. Fab, fab, fab. 100% recommended."
Paul, Northampton, UK...March 2007
"Top escape from the bleak Scottish Winter"
John & Adam, Scotland...March 2007
"Fantastic routes, hospitality, cuisine and company. Oh... and the villa and pool (even in chilly waters) were great too. Many memorable days & evenings... Thank you. We'd love to come back."
Mark & Eliza, Kent, UK...Oct 2006
"Fantastic week. Great cycling, great food, new friends & just a little wine! Generous, fun hosts - Lynn & Doug. The craic was mighty. Thank you."
Dorothy, Belfast, N. Ireland...Oct 2006
"Most enjoyed the beautiful scenery, avenues of plane trees & old stone villages. Best of all were the great food & excellent company. Many thanks."
Carolyn, Toronto, Canada...Oct 2006
"Difficult to beat this trip for the variety of rides, pleasurable company, generous food & wine, flexible approach of hosts and whole 'feel good' atmosphere. Thanks to Doug & Lynn!."
Anita & Richard, Bath, UK...Sept 2006
"I have had a wonderful week that zipped by all too fast! Fantastic food, great company, well-organised maps and rides in a beautiful area with the challenge of Mont Ventoux as well. Very generous friendly host & hostess. Thank you - I will be back!"
Rosalie, Nelson, NZ...Sept 2006
"Many thanks to you both for making this such an enjoyable week. The cycling routes, the food(& the wine), the hospitality & wonderful ambiance, even the weather all really superb."
Sue, Hampshire, UK...Sept 2006
"Thanks for a great week of cycling, food & company. Best Wishes for the future."
Barbara, Woking, UK...Sept 2006
"Wonderful hosts, fantastic rides and route sheets and amazing food and hospitality."
Sue & John, Devon, UK...May 2006
"Fantastic food, met some great people. Excellent location with spectacular views and some challenging rides."
Martyn, UK...May 2006
"Good food with very considerate and helpful hosts. Cycle routes well organised, suitable for all cyclists. Lovely area"
Bryan & Joyce, Derbyshire, UK...May 2006
"Wonderful place, great riding, best Audax ride! So well-looked after, it's unbelievable. Next time staying much longer."
Lin, London, UK...May 2006
"...gourmet cooking, fantastic attitude, great company...
The cycling was awesome and the care you took of us
made it very special."
Jan, Brisbane, Australia...Sept 2005
"Thanks for a wonderful week - very much a highlight of my travels."
Anne, Perth, Australia...Sept 2005
"Absolutely awesome time:- great food, great wine,
great scenery. A very special place and time."
Neil, Perth, Australia...Sept 2005
"Jokingly I'd say 'seen better', but I don't think I have.
It was worth making this the focus of 2 months
o/s travel. Looking forward to the next time.
Doug and Lynn rock."
Basil, Brisbane, Australia...Sept 2005
"We have had a wonderful week. The cycling, food
and the hosts are great."
Steve & Angela, Yorkshire, UK...Sept 2005
"Lovely house and garden, very comfortable room.
Everything was very well-organised - Lynn's excellent food
and Doug's planning of cycle routes. Lovely weather too."
Pete, Buxton, UK...May 2005