Where to cycle in France

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Vallée du Céou Voie Verte, Dordogne

Jason Hargreaves rides the 25km Vallée du Céou voie verte south of Sarlat. It runs from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle to L'Abbaye-Nouvelle in the Dordogne.

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10 things for your Burgundy cycling itinerary

Need ideas for your Burgundy cycling holiday? Vineyards, canals, Beaune, cathedrals and ancient ruins – here are 10 things to put on your must-see list.

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Alsace wine route bike hire

Reader Q&A: Sara emailed from the States to ask about bike hire near Saint-Pierre-Bois for the Alsace wine route.

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5 things for your Le Mans cycling itinerary

After three days of cycling La Sarthe à vélo, Jacqui and Adrian Brown had a day off in Le Mans to explore the city. Here's what they got up to.

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Cycling the Dolce Via

We sent Jacqui Brown off to bike the 75km Dolce Via veloroute in the Eyrieux river valley of the Ardèche. Here's Jacqui's report.

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The Dieppe Raid or Tour des Trois Vallées

Bob Zeller usually goes touring by himself or with a friend or two. He makes an exception for the Dieppe Raid. He tells us why.

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Cycling in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris

The largest public park in Paris, the Bois de Vincennes, is an absolute delight for cyclists. Here's how to enjoy it by bike.

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Riding the Ardèchoise Cyclosportive

Adrian Brown rode the Ardèchoise Cyclosportive for us in 2016. His one-woman support team, his wife Jacqui, sent us this report from the road side.

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A self-guided cycling holiday on La Velo Francette – a DIY itinerary

La Velo Francette is one of France's hottest cycle routes. Here's a DIY itinerary for the route.

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In search of Van Gogh, Pissarro and other great masters

You don't have to cycle far out of Paris to escape the crowds. Mark Cramer heads off in search of Van Gogh, Pissarro and other great artists.

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