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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Cycling apartment review: Grange 87, Limousin

Jacqueline Brown checks out Grange 87, a self-catering apartment that may be an ideal base for your French cycling adventures.

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Accommodation for cycling in Poitou-Charentes

Find bike-friendly hotels, B&Bs, gites and campsites in Poitou-Charentes, Charente, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne, La Rochelle, and Ile de Ré

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Accommodation for cycling in the Pyrénées

Find cycling hotels, B&Bs, gites and campsites in the Pyrénées, including the Lot Valley, the Tarn, Toulouse, Albi, Tourmalet, and the Canal du Midi.

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Cycling in Robert Louis Stevenson’s footsteps

Inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s 'Travels With A Donkey', Patrick Perring cycles from the Tarn to Marseille via the Cevennes and Ventoux.

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The Drôme, Rhône-Alpes - A Cyclist's Guide

Teresa Harte has this introduction to cycling in the Drôme, a largely undiscovered department of the Rhône-Alpes

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Narbonne, Languedoc-Roussillon

Gerry Patterson has this guide to cycling in Narbonne in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the south of France

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Moselle Cycle Route Guidebook

Outdoor guidebook specialist Cicerone has published a guide to the Moselle Cycle Route.

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Cycling Hotel Review: Hotel Le Donjon, Carcassonne

Hilde Morris stayed at the Hotel Le Donjon in Carcassonne at the start of her Canal du Midi bike ride. Here's what she thought of it.

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Cycling Ventoux from Crillon le Brave

The hilltop village of Crillon le Brave in Provence is a picturesque place from which to cycle Mont Ventoux

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Cycling hotel review: Première Classe Le Mans Centre Palais des Congrès

I stayed at the Première Classe Le Mans Centre Palais des Congrès after riding the Le Mans 24-Hour Sportive. Here's what I thought of it.

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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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