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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Quimper, Brittany - A Cyclist's Guide

Wendy Mewes has this guide to cycling in Quimper, the capital of France's Finistre department, on the banks of the Odet river

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Maps for mountain bike centres in France

Use these handy maps and resources to pinpoint where you want to mountain bike in France.

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Brest, Brittany - A Cyclist's Guide

Wendy Mewes has this introduction to cycling in Brest, the largest city in Brittany.

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Ventoux cycling accommodation and planning advice

Reader Q&A: Julia emailed to ask about Mont Ventoux cycling accommodation and for local route planning advice.

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Cycling hotel review: Campanile Bordeaux Centre Gare Saint-Jean

I checked out the Campanile Bordeaux Centre Gare Saint-Jean (yes, that's a mouthful). Here's what I found.

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The Way of St James: Alternative Routes

There are a number of smaller, less-travelled cycling routes through France to Santiago de Compostela – John Higginson has this overview

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Maps for cycling around Fontainebleau

Reader Q&A: Jackie emailed about Fontainebleau cycling maps.

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Vannes, Brittany - A Cyclist's Guide

Wendy Mewes has this guide to cycling in Vannes, a good base from which to explore the Gulf of Morbihan in Brittany

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Things to do if you're NOT cycling the Tourmalet

Where to send non-cycling friends and family while you're out riding the Grand Tourmalet area.

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Cycling accommodation review: Manoir du Coatudual self-catering house, Brittany

Gerry and Janet Wells stayed at the bike-friendly Manoir du Coatudual near both EuroVelo 1 and EuroVelo 4 on recent weekend in Brittany. Here's what they 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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