Where to cycle in France

Click on the map to search the regions for bike routes in France, cycling holidays, bike hire and lots of other inspiration for cycling in France.

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Caen Bike Route

A circular 320km bike route from the Ouistreham port north of Caen out into the Normandy countryside.

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Roscoff bike route

Heading to Brittany? Try this 330km circular bike route from Roscoff.

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Cycling the Tourmalet in May

Reader Q&A: Michael emailed to ask about cycling the Tourmalet and Col d'Aspin in early May. Here's what we came up with.

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Tips for cycling in Paris

Mark Cramer has these tips to help you make the most of cycling in Paris.

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Cycling in the Maurienne Valley in the French Alps

Andy Hodges has this overview of the Maurienne, a region with some of the most scenic and challenging cycle rides in France.

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Cycling Languedoc-Roussillon

Local cyclist Gerry Patterson has this introduction to cycling in Languedoc-Roussillon

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Ouistreham to Caen voie verte

The voie verte bike route from the Ouistreham ferry port to Caen town centre.

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Book review: Brittany's Green Ways, 2nd edition

Brittany's Green Ways by GH Randall is the definitive guidebook for cycling Brittany's voies vertes and veloroutes. Richard Peace has this review of the updated edition

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Nîmes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Gerry Patterson has this guide to cycling in Nimes, the historic Roman city in Languedoc-Roussillon

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Bike route for cycling from London to Barcelona

Fay and Julian cycled from London to Barcelona via France in August 2014. They kindly sent me a copy of their daily itinerary and notes.

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