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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Bike in Montauban for cycling the Canal de Garonne

Reader Q&A: Kelly wants to rent a bike near Montauban so she can ride the Canal de Garonne for a day

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Cycling in the French Alps: When to go

Weather, traffic, road closures – Paul Henderson has this overview of the best times to cycle in the French Alps

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Bike hire in Calais

Reader Q&A: Laila wrote to ask about hiring bikes in Calais.

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Accommodation for cycling in Burgundy

Hotel, B&B, gite and campsite accommodation for cycling in Burgundy, Côte-d'Or, Nièvre, Saône-et-Loire, Yonne and the Burgundy canal and wine routes

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Rennes, Brittany - A Cyclist's Guide

Wendy Mewes, author of the Footprint guide to Brittany, has this overview of cycling in Rennes, the capital of Brittany

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Maps for cycling the D-Day beaches of Normandy

Reader Q&A: Jim emailed from the States to ask about maps for cycling the D-Day beaches of Normandy.

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Redon, Brittany

Redon in Brittany is a perfect launching pad for a cycle tour along the Nantes-Brest Canal. Wendy Mewes has this guide to Redon

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Accommodation for cycling in Alsace

Find cycling accommodation in Alsace using our interactive map covering both Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin.

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Cycling in Strasbourg

It's one of France's great cycling cities and capital of Alsace – Grégory, from I Bike Strasbourg, has this overview of cycling in his hometown.

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Chemin du Train des Pignès bike route in Provence

We explore a small slice of railway history in central Var on this 20km loop between Lorgues and Flayosc in Provence.

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French map and book sale

French map and book sale

The very excellent online Stanfords Travel bookshop is having a sale on all things French, including cycling maps.

Posted: 20 May 2019

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