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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Alsace cycling holidays

Browse our listings to find a guided or self-guided cycling tour of Alsace.

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Canal des Deux Mers bike route

Canal des Deux Mers à Vélo links the Atlantic Coast to the Mediteranean, starting north of Bordeaux and joining to the Canel de Garonne to Canal du Midi.

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Nantes-Brest Canal vs the Vilaine River

En route to Redon, Karin Badt wasn't sure whether to bike the Nantes-Brest Canal from Nantes or take the Vilaine River from Rennes – in the end, she took both.

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Puy-de-Dôme cols open to cyclists one morning a week

Exciting news from Auvergne, where four cols in the Puy-de-Dôme are closing to cars each week throughout summer to give cyclists exclusive access. Here are the details.

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Normandy cycling holidays

Our pick of guided and self-guided cycling holidays in Normandy.

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Electric bike hire in Alsace

Tourist authorities in Alsace are offering electric bikes across the region via the Movelo Alsace scheme to make sightseeing as easy as possible.

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Campsites on La Velo Francette bike route

Here's a list of campsites on the Vélo Francette bike route from La Rochelle to Caen.

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La Rochelle to Arçais on the La Vélo Francette

Here's today's stage from La Rochelle to Arçais through the Marais Poitevin (with a lovely little detour after we missed a turn).

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La Veloscenic Paris to Mont St-Michel - What you need to know

Here's what you need to know to start planning a bike ride along the Veloscenic Paris to Mont St-Michel cycle route.

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Cycling the Hourquette

Andrew packed a small rucksack and headed off to ride his first ever Pyrenean climb, the Hourquette. Here's his report.

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