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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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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Cycling on Île de Ré

Everything you need to know to enjoy a cycling holiday on Île de Ré, an island off the west coast of France.

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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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Things to do on Ile de Ré

Ile de Ré is a haven for cyclists. Here are some things to do while exploring the island by bike.

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10 One-day Canal Bike Rides in France

No time for an epic canal ride? Here are 10 single day bike rides along French canals.

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Cycling on Île d’Aix

We took our bikes for a day’s cycling on Île d’Aix, one of France’s smallest and most picturesque islands. It’s also (almost) car-free.

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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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Cycling the wine regions of France

There are so many French wine areas to explore by bike – Caro Feely has this guide to help you decide where to start.

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Canal des Deux Mers à Vélo - Route report for between La Reole and Agen

Britta Sorensen takes a springtime ride along the Canal des Deux Mers à Vélo and reviews the route between La Reole and Agen.

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Map of official cycling lanes in Paris

Cycling in Paris? Here is a map of all official bike lanes in Paris, plus tips and links to help your planning.

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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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