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 hire in Le Mans

Reader Q&A: Andrew wrote to ask about bike hire in Le Mans. Here's what we came up with.

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Picardy cycling holidays

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

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Book review: V4: A Brittany Cycle Route guidebook

If you're cycling the northern French coast between Roscoff and Mont St Michel, then the V4: A Brittany Cycle Route could be the guidebook for your pannier. Review by Richard Peace.

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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 Mediterranean, 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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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 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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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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