About Tour de Lavender
With vistas of the snow-capped Olympic Mountains, the blue expanse of the Salish Sea, and multi-hued fields of wondrous lavender to roam, the “Tour de Lavender” is more than just a ride, it’s an experience! Since 2013, the Tour de Lavender has given cyclists from beginner to expert the chance to celebrate the stunning beauty of the Olympic Peninsula and enjoy the renowned lavender farms of the Sequim-Dungeness. See the Tour de Lavender website for full event information.
The Tour de Lavender has two distances to choose from: The 34-mile Fun Ride and the 64-mile Metric Century. The Fun Ride on the Tour de Lavender is a loop course and is for cyclists looking for a more casual, relaxed ride. The route is over mostly level terrain, and most of it is on low traffic country roads as well as the Olympic Discovery Trail, the Peninsula’s crown jewel of scenic bikeways. The Metric Century is also a loop course. It is mostly over level or gently rolling terrain but incorporates two more challenging hill climbs. It follows backcountry roads and segments of the region’s premier scenic bikeway, and the Olympic Discovery Trail. Elevation gained on the route is more than 2,000 feet. Both courses visit multiple lavender farms. Each farm has a dedicated Tour de Lavender support station offering snacks, beverages, and quick access to mechanical support if your bike needs it. Each farm also has its own unique character, but all are dedicated to making your visit a memorable experience and truly “cyclist-friendly.”
Peninsula Trails Coalition
Proceeds from the Tour de Lavender go to the Peninsula Trails Coalition, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and are used for the construction and maintenance of the Olympic Discovery Trail.
- Tour de Lavender registration fees are nonrefundable.
- Tour de Lavender registration fees are transferable to another rider for the current years event..
- Tour de Lavender jerseys and T-shirts may be exchanged for a different size provided they are returned undamaged within seven days. No exchanges, refunds, or credits are available for any other Tour de Lavender merchandise.