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 hotel review: Hotel de La Porte Dorée, Paris

Looking for a Paris hotel whose staff won't blink an eyelid if you drag your bike and panniers through the door? The Hotel de La Porte Dorée is for you.

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Languedoc bike route - Orb Valley bike ride

Local cyclist Darren Kennedy has sent in this 48km circular bike route from Autignac to Roquebrun, following the Orb river valley.

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Cherbourg bike route

This 340km circular bike route from Cherbourg is a great way to explore Normandy.

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Climbing Ventoux on a Brompton

Paul Lamarra tackled the Giant of Provence, Mont Ventoux, on his folding bike. Here's how he got on.

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Brittany cycling holidays

Find a bike tour of Brittany taking in the coast, Saint Malo, Mont St-Michel, Dinard, Dinan and much more.

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Climbing the Galibier, Alpe d'Huez and other cols in September and October

Reader Q&A: Andrew emailed to ask whether it was possible to climb the higher cols of the Alps well into September and October.

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Corsica cycling holidays

Find a guided or self-guided cycling tour of Corsica to match your ability and budget.

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Languedoc cycling holidays

Find a guided or self-guided bike tour of Languedoc to match your ability and budget.

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Limousin cycling holidays

Browse our listings to find a guided or self-guided cycling tour in the Limousin.

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Nord-Pas-de-Calais cycling holidays

Nord-Pas-de-Calais cycling holidays, including routes down to the battlefields of the Somme, and Paris-Roubaix.

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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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