Accommodation - Self-catering: All France

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Montmartre Paris - Le Studio

Parisian studio that sleeps 4 people near the Moulin Rouge

7, cité Véron
75018 Paris
Paris, Ile-de-France
Phone: +33 (0)1 46 06 55 55
Email: info@loft-paris.fr

Price from: €90-€150 per night, depending on number of nights stayed

Open: All year

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Live like a local in this studio apartment in the famous Paris suburb of Montmarte. The Studio is a 25 square metre ground floor space with a private entrance that guarantees tranquility and privacy (and bike access). The studio has a fantastic layout with one main room, kitchen and a full bathroom. It has high ceilings and two comfortable sofas bed. It's also got a fully equipped kitchen, making it easier to save money in what is an expensive city. There's a TV, free wifi, a library of magazines, books and CDs as well. It comfortably sleeps 4 people, making this an affordable alternative to a hotel. The bathroom even comes with a hair dryer and towels, robes and complimentary quality bath products. You can book online or contact Francois by email or phone (he speaks English).

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Montpellier – Holiday Inn Express Montpellier Odysseum

New hotel east of the Montpellier city centre with bike store facilities

60 Avenue Nina Simone
34000 Montpellier
Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon

Price from: €90

Open: All year

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The Holiday Inn Express Montpellier Odysseum is a new hotel east of the city centre. There are 90 rooms providing flexible accommodation, with family rooms plus some self-catering rooms with kitchenettes. Free buffet. Close to bars and restaurants, plus a cinema, aquarium and shopping centre for supplies. The hotel manager emailed to tell me that bikes can be kept in the luggage store or locked in a meeting room if more space is needed. Free wifi. French, English, German, Arabic and Italian spoken. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Morzine - Chalet Les Lanchettes

Character-filled 18th century barn conversion in Morzine

35 Chemin d'en Ly
74110 Morzine
Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes
Phone: +44 (0)20 7191 1120
Email: us@thealpinegeneration.com

Price from: £850 per week for upto 14 guests (catered and self-catered available) - 5% discount when mentioning Freewheeling France

Open: Available June to September

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Super comfortable base for exploring the roads and mountain bike trails of the Morzine area. Located close to the Prodains cable car, the chalet is ideal for those wanting to experience the descent of the Col de Joux Verte into Montriond, or for mountain bikers wanting off-road access. Chalet Les Lanchettes is an 18th century barn brought into the 21st century (complete with an outdoor terrace hot tub to relax in after a long ride). The chalet is available for self-catered rental or it can come fully catered if you prefer not to worry about cooking at the end of the day. There are three twin en-suite bedrooms on the ground floor and two large quad en-suite bedrooms on the first floor, making it ideal for groups of families and friends. Large secure garage for safe bike parking. Free wifi. 5% discount when mentioning Freewheeling France

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Muides-sur-Loire - Chateau des Marais

Campsite with tents and self-catering cabins near Chambord

27 rue de Chambord
41500 Muides-sur-Loire
Loir-et-Cher, Centre

Price from: £30 for an onsite tent that sleeps 6

Open: 11 May - 12 September

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Small and friendly campsite near Chambord and Blois chateaux, making it a great base for exploring the Loire Valley. The campsite is in the grounds of a manor house. Facilities include restaurant and mini-market. Pool complex, plus spa and jacuzzi with Turkish bath and massage available. Self-catering cabins. Bike hire available on site (including kids' bikes and child seats).

Bike facilities

  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Nancy - Centre Suite Novotel

City centre hotel just of the Canal de la Marne au Rhin

Allée du Chanoine Drioton
Stanislas Meurthe, Jardins d'Eau
54000 Nancy
Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine

Price from: €95

Open: Year round

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Four-star hotel in the centre of Nancy. Rooms can accommodate up to 4 people and each have a kettle, coffee and tea, microwave for basic food preparation, fridge and water cooler. 24-hour self-service food boutique with healthy readymade meals that you reheat in your room, plus cold dishes, desserts and drinks available. Free in-room mineral water. Free wifi, music and video on demand, and free landline calls within France. Free massages every Thursday. Onsite bar open until 1am. Management says bikes can be stored in rooms.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Nantes - Adagio Access Viarme

Apartment hotel in Nantes city centre

42 Rue Russeil
44000 Nantes
Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire

Price from: €61

Open: Year-round

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Hotel with self-catering studio and apartments with kitchenettes. Apartments can sleep up to 4 adults. Buffet breakfast also available. Management advises that there is a bike storage area in the secure underground carpark. Luggage storage. Wifi. English spoken. Good base for the start/finish of a Nantes-Brest Canal ride.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Nice - Adagio Access Nice Magnan

Affordable apartment hotel in the Nice city centre

12 Avenue de la Californie
06200 Nice
Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Price from: €59

Open: Year round

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Self-catering studios and apartments sleeping up to 4 people in the centre of Nice. Each apartment has a kitchenette. Free wifi. 24-hour reception. Outdoor pool. Breakfast available. Close to beach and all amenities. Just minutes from the Promenade des Anglais. Bikes can be stored overnight in apartments (there is a lift). Book well ahead in summer (prices vary with the seasons).

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Nîmes – Hotel Adagio Access

Apart-hotel with self-catering studios and apartments for up to 4 people

5 allée Boissy d'Anglas
Triangle de la Gare
30000 Nîmes
Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon

Price from: €57

Open: All year

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Located in central Nîmes, Hotel Adagio has 117 modern studios and apartments with fully equipped kitchenettes. It is ideal for groups anf families. Studios accommodate 2 people, while apartments can sleep 4. Free wifi. Management tells us that bikes can be securely locked in a room in the hotel – reception can help arrange this.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Niort – Maison La Port Rouge

Lovely host, stunning rooms – a perfect retreat in Niort

68 Avenue de la Rochelle
79000 Niort
Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes

Price from: €65

Open: All year

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We stayed in some wonderful hotels and B&Bs on our La Velo Francette trip but this one in Niort was one of my absolute favourites – for so many reasons. Firstly, there was Christine, who greeted us with a huge smile and farewelled us a day later with a stash of bananas and fresh water bottles. She has five lavishly decorated bedrooms (with lovely walk-in showers – perfect after a day on the road), as well as two studio apartments in her gorgeous restored townhouse. Christine's put her heart and soul into the place – and you can tell; her fine and elegant touches are everywhere from the rich wall colours and art to the beautifully laid out (and wholesome) breakfasts. There is a large garden to relax in, complete with pool and safe bike parking. French and English spoken. Free wifi. Just perfect.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Orléans – Adagio Access

Hotel with self-catering studios and apartments in the heart of the Loire

3 rue Jean-François Deniau à l'angle du 142 rue du faubourg Bannier
45000 Orléans
Loiret, Centre

Price from: €57

Open: All year

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Studios and apartments sleepin gup to 4 people, located 1.6 km from Orléans train station and a short ride from the River Loire in the heart of the Loire Valley. Each air-conditioned apartment features an equipped kitchenette with a microwave and fridge, plus satellite TV and free wifi. Buffet breakfast also available. Heated indoor swimming pool. All apartments are serviced by a lift; management advises that bikes can be stored in bedrooms. French, Spanish, English, German, Bulgarian and Arabic spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Paris Montmartre - Le Duplex

A two-bedroom apartment sleeping 6 people in Montmartre

7 Cité Véron
75018 Paris
Paris, Ile-de-France
Phone: +33 (0)1 46 06 55 55
Email: info@loft-paris.fr

Price from: From €208 per night

Open: All year

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Francois at Loft Paris (English-speaking) has a selection of self-catering apartments in the centre of Paris and he's keen for cyclists to use them. Le Duplex is a perfect Paris pad – and an affordable one for groups and families. It is in a plumb location: a quiet cul-de-sac in Montmartre and a short walk from the Moulin Rouge. The apartment is 100 square metres and on te ground floor (so ideal for bicycle parking). It has its own private entrance. Two bedrooms comfortably sleep 6 people. Each bedroom features a private bath and comes equipped with hair dryer and towels, robes and quality complimentary bath products. There is a full kitchen and two bathrooms. Large French doors open onto a lush interior courtyard. The apartment is fully equipmed like a home away from ome with comfortable sofas, TV, free internet, and a a library of books, magazines and CDs. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Paris – Adagio Eiffel Tower Aparthotel

Apartment hotel with Eiffel Tower views - bikes welcome too!

14 Rue du Theatre
75015 Paris
Île-de-France

Price from: €149 per studio/apartment - book ahead for the best deals

Open: Year-round

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Chill out with views of the Eiffel Tower after pedalling your way around Paris. Management tells us you can keep your bike with you in your room overnight. Free wifi. All apartments have kitchens that include a fridge, microwave, and tea and coffee making facilities. There are more than 300 apartments, so good for groups, with studios for 2 and larger apartments sleeping up to 4 people. Swimming pool and fitness centre. Breakfast available for a surcharge.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Paris – Buttes Chaumont Adagio Aparthotel

Hotel with apartments sleeping up to 6 people near the Canal de l'Ourcq

3-5 Cours du 7ème art
Buttes-Chaumont-La Villette
75019 Paris
Île-de-France

Price from: €151

Open: All year

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Self-catering studios and apartments on a calm road near the Parc des Buttes Chaumont and a few minutes from the Canal de l'Ourcq. It's a modern building with a small inner courtyard just east of Paris Est and Gare du Nord train stations. There are 97 apartments ranging from 2-person studios to 3-room, 6-person apartments, making it an ideal place for groups and families. Typically Parisian district an 8km ride from the Arc de Triomphe and 7km from the Louvre. Management advises that bikes can be stored in apartments or on balconies.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Paris – Fraser Suites Harmonie

Hotel rooms and self-catering apartments just outside Paris city centre

6 Boulevard De Neuilly
92400 Courbevoie
Paris, Île-de-France

Price from: €179 for a studio sleeping 3 people

Open: Year-round

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An apart-hotel with studio rooms and apartments with kitchenettes just 8km from the Eiffel Tower. The hotel has a large suite that sleeps 6 people; there are three types of suites, with rooms allocated according to numbers, making it an affordable Paris option for groups. Hotel management says there is a secure storage room that can store up to 5 bikes overnight. Hotel has bar and lounge areas. Staff can provide Paris maps and help with bike hire etc. Free wifi throughout hotel.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Parthenay - Maison Saint Jacques

Friendly B&B and self-catering accommodation on La Velo Francette

55 rue de la Vau Saint Jacques
79200 Parthenay
Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes

Price from: €60 per night for the B&B room or the self-catering apartment sleeping up to 4

Open: All year

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Cyclists who stayed at Maison Saint Jacques have recommended it to us. It's run by an English couple called Dorit and Trevor, and they have lived in the area for quite some time and know it well. We're told they are both friendly and knowledgable and that the place itself of full of character and charm. (And that breakfast includes fresh, homemade treats). It's a 14th century townhouse in the old timber style, and has its own courtyard and small garden. It's set in the centre of Parthenay, so close to local restaurants and shops for restocking panniers. There is a B&B room plus a self-catering apartment. It also carries accueil velo status so has all the bikey bases covered. French and English spoken. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Perpignan – Adagio Access Apart'hotel

Affordable 2-star hotel with self-catering studio apartments

2 Espace Méditérranée
66000 Perpignan ‎
Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Price from: €55

Open: All year

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Two-star city hotel with affordable self-catering studio apartments that include kichenettes, fridges and microwaves. Close to restaurants and bars, and near the river Têt. Management advises that bikes can be stored in rooms. 100 rooms available, so good for groups on a budget. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Pont-Aven - Art Gallery Resort

View local artists' work in this excellent hotel south-east of Quimper

6 Rue Saint-Guénolé
29230 Pont-Aven
Finistère, Brittany

Price from: €98

Open: All year

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Ideally located for riders taking a coastal diversion from the EuroVelo 1 Atlantic Coast bike route, the Domaine De Pont Aven hotel-come-art gallery 35km south-east Quimper has some really nice B&B rooms and self-catering apartments. As well as a bar, restaurant and terrace (perfect for eating your buffet breakfast in the summer months), there's also a heated covered pool and spa area. Management advises us that there is a locked room for bikes, with the key kept at reception. Free wifi. English, French and German spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Port Argelès - Pierre & Vacances Maeva

Apartments near Perpignan and the Spanish border

Rue Eric Tabarly
Quai Vasco de Gama
66700 Argelès-sur-Mer
Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Price from: €65

Open: Year round

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Studios and apartments sleeping up to 6 people and offering basic but affordable accommodation. Fully furnished with kitchenettes. Choose between harbour and mountain views. 300 metres from the beach and handy to Perpignan, and the road south to the Spanish border. The apartments are run by Pierre & Vacances, which allows guests to lock bikes safely in their rooms overnight. Wifi available at a surcharge. Also onsite: games room and table tennis, children's playground, massage, outdoor pool.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Pyrenees – Lae de Haut

Secluded campsite and self-catering accommodation in the Pyrenees

64570 Aramits
Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine (western edge of Pyrenees)
Phone: +33 (0)5 59 34 63 42 or +33(0)6 30 46 74 75
Email: margaret.johnson@wanadoo.fr

Price from: €14 per night for 1 person; €20 for 2 people; €28 for 3 people

Open: All year

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Private campsite with three shaded pitches set within 18 acres of land overlooking the village of Aramits and the valley of Baretous with the Pyrenees and the La Pierre St Martin ski station as a backdrop. Shared kitchen with gas coooker, hot water, tables and chairs. From Lae de Haut, ride the western cols that regularly feature on the Tour de France route, including Aubisque, Marie Blanque, La Pierre St Martin, Soulor and d’Osquich. The roads here are mostly French Cycling Federation-approved, with signs marking distances to col and gradients. There are also signposted circular routes for mountain biking just 200m away. Margaret and John are used to welcoming cyclists and are keen to welcome more riders through Freewheeling France. BBQ area; outdoor pool. Free wifi. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Quimper - Domaine de l'Orangerie de Lanniron

Self-catering accommodation ideal for families and groups

Allée de Lanniron
29000 Quimper
Finistère, Brittany

Price from: €99 for studios for 3 people, €159 for 6-person cabins

Open: March 31 to November 5

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Orangerie de Lanniron is a 38-hectare estate near Quimper with an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub and an on-site golf course. It comprises independent self-catering studios and cottages, as well as mobile homes. The beaaches of Bénodet and Fouesnant are a day ride away (approx 15km). The studios are set in a renovated farmhouse, while the mobile homes have their own terrace and living area. Breakfast available at Orangerie de Lanniron and there is also an on-site snack bar. Restaurant also on site. Camping also available.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Rennes - Adagio Access Rennes Centre St Martin

Hotel with self-catering apartments for individuals and groups

35 Rue d'Antrain
35700 Rennes
Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany

Price from: €61

Open: All year

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Studios and apartments for up to 4 people near the Rennes city centre. Each room includes a fully equipped kitchenette with hot plates, fridge and microwave, though a full buffet breakfast is also available each morning in the hotel dining room. Free wifi. The hotel advises that bikes can be securely locked in the hotel's private underground car park. The official website has a best-price guarantee.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Riberac - Moulin de Larcy

Self-catering apartments overlooking the beautiful river Dronne

D99 Villetoureix
24600 Riberac
Dordogne, Aquitaine

Price from: €205 per apartment per night

Open: All year

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This is a lovely base from which to explore the borders of the Dordogne and the Charente. Moulin de Larcy has three self-contained apartments, with communal gardens and an outdoor pool. Each apartment has beautifully outfitted kitchen and dining areas, plus private bathrooms (with bath robes!) Barbecue area. Free wifi. Moulin de Larcy has its own fleet of bikes which are free for guest use. There's also great walking and canoeing nearby. Close to Dordogne bike routes and also within reach of the Tour of Charente. The owners can prepare packed lunches for your pannier.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Saint Nazaire sur Charente - Camping L'Abri-Côtier

Accueil velo-rated site with pitches and cabins south of La Rochelle

26 La Bernardière
17780 Saint Nazaire sur Charente
Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

Price from: Tent pitches from €17 a night for 2 people; self-catering cabins from €69 for 5-6 people

Open: April 5 to September 29

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Camping L'Abri-Côtier is a 3-star accueil-velo rated campsite south of La Rochelle. It's part of the bike-friendly Flowers camping group. Located 3km from Port-des-Barques (the departure point for Fort Boyard) and the beach, it as its own covered heated pool, activities area for children, and bar area. Camping/camping car pitches, mobile homes, chalets and all-canvas holiday bungalows available. Close to the Moëze Oléron Nature Reserve, this is an earthy campsite set in a wooded area. 

Bike facilities

  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Saint-Étienne - City Lofthotel Saint-Etienne

Apart-hotel with self-catering studios and apartments for up to 4 people

15 rue Gambetta
42000 Saint-Étienne
Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Price from: €71

Open: All year

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Located in the centre of Saint-Etienne, this apartment-hotel has studios and apartments with fully equipped kitchenettes. Free wifi. 24-hour front desk. Breakfast also available in the hotel. 1.5km from train station. Reception advises that bikes can be stored in the apartments overnight. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Sainte-Enimie - Mellow Vélos Le Petit Gite

Cyclist-run cosy base for adventures in the canyons

Prades
48210 Sainte-Enimie
Lozère, Languedoc-Roussillon (Occitanie)
Phone: +33 (0)4 66 47 35 03
Email: geoffandtessa@mellowvelos.com

Price from: £39 per night (minimum stay 2 nights)

Open: All year

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The Gorges du Tarn is a beautiful limestone canyon which makes for an ideal holiday or adveture break and this gite is really well placed near to the river, so you easily swim, canoe, climb or explore the canyons. The surrounds are also a fantastic area for cycling and here you have the advantage of the Mellow Vélo team who are keen cyclists and who have an initimate local knowledge, and can recommend routes for all levels of cyclists. The gite is located on the property of a cycle hire business so you can even choose from lots of different types of bikes to explore, including elevtric modes. The gite is small but a perfect size for a couple or small group and has a fully-equipped kitchen, a double bedroom, summer bathroom and a daybed for children or a friend downstairs. There is also a lovely garden where you can eat whilst looking over the river and canyon.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Sainte-Marie-Du-Mont – Le Grand Hard (D-Day Beaches)

Excellent bike-friendly hotel a few kilometres from Utah Beach

La Rivière
50480 La Rivière 50480 Sainte-Marie-Du-Mont
Manche, Normandy

Price from: €97 double room, €155 for a 4-person self-contained unit with kitchenette

Open: All year

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Le Grand Hard is a super bike-friendly hotel in the Le Parc des Marais nature reserve close to Utah Beach, making it an ideal place to stay while exploring the D-Day landing beaches. Bike hire available at the hotel (including Garmins with pre-loaded maps). The hotel regularly welcomes cycle tour groups so the staff are used to hosting cyclists in groups or as individuals. On-site restaurant and bar, plus cafe. 11 double rooms (including 4 luxury suites), plus self-contained residences available for small groups or families (there is also a children's playground). Free wifi. French, English, Dutch and a little German spoken.
We've stayed here – read our full review. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Saumur – Le Londres Hôtel & Appartements

Bright and friendly bike-friendly hotel in Loire Valley hotspot

48 rue d'Orléans
49400 Saumur
Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire

Price from: €72

Open: All year

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We stayed here on our La Velo Francette bike ride and it's a great base either for a night or for an extended stay (it has hotel rooms as well as self-catering apartments). The staff were super friendly and didn't blink an eye when two smelly, sweaty cyclists arrived later than expected. It's located in the heart of Saumur, as short walk/ride from the Loire River. Breakfast was one of the best we had on the ride with a huge buffet with breads, cereals, eggs, fruits and yoghurts from which to choose. Bike storage was the most secure we had all trip with bikes locked in a private garage at the rear of the hotel, with the garage courtyard also acccessed by code. The hotel also carries the French Accueil Velo mark. Free wifi (plus computers for guest use are also available). It's family friendly with toys and books etc available for kids. Beds were comfy, showers were hot, the hotel itself was bright and clean – an ideal place to stay.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Sauveterre-de-Guyenne - Le Refuge de Guyenne

Cycle friendly stone house on the Bordeaux-Toulouse bike route

10 Rue de la Tour
33540 Sauveterre-de-Guyenne
Gironde, Aquitaine (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

Price from: €86

Open: All year

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Le Refuge de Guyenne is a two-bedroom self-catering house that's available to cyclists on a nightly basis. It was recommended to us by cyclists who stayed there. Sauveterre is a natural stopping point on the Canal de Garonne Bordeaux to Toulouse bike route, being as it is at the end of the excellent Roger Lapebie bike route. Le Refuge de Guyenne welcomes couples as well as small groups or families. It has a room with a double bed, plus another with bunk beds; there is also a sofa bed. Free wifi. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Sommières - Domaine de Massereau

Holiday lodges on a working vineyard between Montpellier and Nîmes

1990 Route d'Aubais
30250 Sommières
Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon (Occitanie)

Price from: £50 per night per cabin

Open: April to September

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Fancy staying on a working vineyard? Look no further! Domaine de Massereau is located between Montpellier and Nimes, and also within reach of the Camargue. Its owners have created something really special based around their wine-producing château. The property is part of the Eurocamp network that offers self-catering cabins on campsites in France. The property is bike-friendly – cycle through the trees to your cabin hidden among oak trees. Facilities on site include swimming pools (with waterslides), a gourmet-standard restaurant, indoor spa, Jacuzzi and sauna. Adults spending more than three nights in May, June and September also get a free 45-minute spa session or a free pass to the local adventure parc, Roc de Massereau. You can also try canoeing, tennis or other outdoor activities. This is a good option for families or groups wanting an affordable fixed base for a few days (or more) in the south of France.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Soulac-sur-Mer - Camping des Pins

Accueil-velo rated campsite between Bordeaux and La Rochelle

213 Passage de Formose
33780 Soulac-sur-Mer
Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Price from: Pitches from €18 a night; Cabins from €39 a night (weekly rates available)

Open: May 25-September 28

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Camping des Pins is a 4-star ideally located between at Soulac sur Mer. Pitched for tents and campingn cars + mobile homes and wood cabins for self-caterers. Ideal for the vineyards of the Medoc, it's just across the Gironde Estruary (connected by ferry from Royan). It's 1.5km from the beach and also has a heated outdoor pool. Kids' club, restaurant. Set amid a pine forest that shelters it from the waves and wind of the Atlantic Coast, where surfboards mix with sand castles on the long, sandy beach. The famous chateaux of Margaux and Lafite Rotschild are also within reach. Part of the Flower Campings network of independently owned campsites in France.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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St Germain en Coglès - Le Petit Courtoux Mont St Michel

Cottage sleeping 8 and close to Brittany's excellent cycle routes

35133 St Germain en Coglès
Ille-et-Vilaine

Price from: Froom €595 per week

Open: Year-round

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This 3-bedrom cottage is part of a 17th century farm restoration. Family friendly and close to Brittany's greenway routes, it gives good access to Brittany and Normandy for a fixed based cycling holiday.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Laundry facilities

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St Malo - Résidence Pierre & Vacances Ty Mat

Affordable 4-person apartments close to ferries and local bike routes

33 rue Georges V
35400 Saint-Malo
Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany

Price from: €96 per studio per night. Weekend and week-long rates also available.

Open: All year

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Self-catering apartments for 4 people that are handy to Saint-Malo's ferry port while also providing a good base from which to explore local bike routes in northern Brittany. Apartments are fully equipped with kitchenettes and dishwashers. Beautiful gardens, swimming pool, children's play area, books and games available for loan. Accommodation is in a studio featuring a fully equipped kitchenette with dishwasher, en suite facilities and a TV. All rooms are accessible by lift. Bakery delivery service. As with all Pierre & Vacances properties, this one guarantees safe and secure bike parking. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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St Tropez - Les Issambres Holiday Village

Apartments for up to 6 people set above the Gulf of St Tropez

Boulevard des Oliviers
83380 Les Issambres
Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Price from: €150 per night

Open: Year-round

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Self-catering apartments set among 49 acres of quiet land in the hills above the Gulf of St Tropez. There are picturesque views over the water – and some equally stunning roads to cycle on. Facilities include a pool an access to a private beach nearby.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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St Tropez - Pierre & Vacances L’Anse De Pramousquier

Apartments on the Med between Toulon and St Tropez

Anse de Pramousquier D559
83980 Le Lavandou
Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Price from: €105 per night

Open: Year-round

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Studios and apartments sleeping up to 5 adults and set in a 1.5 hectare park overlooking the sea. Halfway between Toulon and St Tropez, this is a beautiful stretch of the Mediterranean, with some great coastal rides. Book well ahead in summer and during French school holidays as it gets busy around here. As with all Pierre & Vacances properties, it's possible to lock your bike in your apartment overnight.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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St-Jean-de-Luz - La Villa Maldagora

Self-contained apartments a short ride from the Atlantic Coast

Avenue Francis Picherit
64500 Ciboure
Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine

Price from: €85

Open: Year round

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Self-contained studios and apartments for up to 7 adults 3km from the Atlantic Coast and overlooking a golf course and St-Jean-de-Luz Bay. Rooms finished to a high standard. Heated swimming pool, children's playground, breakfast available. As with all Pierre & Vacances properties, it's possible for you to lock your bike in your apartment overnight. Bike hire available via a partnership with a local firm. Wifi available for a surcharge.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Strasbourg - Adagio Access Strasbourg Petite France

Bke-friendly apartment hotel near Strasbourg's old city centre

27 Rue de Wasselonne
67000 Strasbourg
Bas-Rhin, Alsace

Price from: €65

Open: All year

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Strasbourg city centre hotel with studios and apartments for up to 4 people. Each room has a fully equipped kitchenette with hot plates, a microwave, coffee maker and fridge. Buffet breakfast also available in the hotel dining room. 24-hour reception. Just 350m from the Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and a short ride from the train station. Free wifi. French and English spoken. There is a private car park with secure bike storage.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Tarn-et-Garonne - Nightingale Cottage

Stone cottage overlooking the countryside in the Tarn-et-Garonne

82300 Caussade
Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees

Price from: £32 per night or £226-£467 per week (min two-night stay)

Open: Year-round

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Nestled among rolling hills and fields of sunflowers, this newly-renovated stone cottage is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Tarn et Garonne and Lot regions. It has miles of quiet roads and rolling hills surrounding it, making for beautiful and challenging bike rides. The two-bedroom gite sleeps 4 people.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Theix - Camping de Rhuys (Gulf of Morbihan)

Accueil-velo rated site with pitches and self-catering cabins

Poteau Rouge, 56450 Theix
56450 Theix
Morbihan, Brittany

Price from: Tent pitches from €12 per night, mobile homes and tipees from €66 a night for 2-6 people

Open: Open April 4 to September 29

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Camping de Rhuy is a 3-star campsite at Theix, to Vannes in Morbihan. It's perfect for chilling out after a day on the bike. There's a heated covered pool and water slides (popular with mini-cyclists), plus the beach is an 8km ride away. Tent and camping car pitches, plus self-catering mobile homes and tepee hires. This is a great area to explore by bike. Other activities include kayaking, sailing and fishing but also museums, an aquarium and a host of charming Breton villages to visit. Part of the bike-friendly Flower Campings network of French sites.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Toulouse - Adagio Parthenon

Spacious and well-equipped apartment hotel in the Toulouse city centre

86 Allée Jean Jaurès
31000 Toulouse
Haute-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees

Price from: €93

Open: Year round

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Apartment hotel with fully equipped self-catering facilities, plus buffet breakfasts and onsite bar. Apartments sleep up to 4 people. Located in the Toulouse city centre near Place Wilson and close to the TGV train station. 24-hour reception. Each apartments has a kitchen with fridge, hob, microwave, living room ad private bathroom. Multi-lingual staff. Free wifi access in the bar. Management advises there is secure bike storage inside the hotel.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Tourville-sur-Arques - Château de Miromesnil

Chateau on the Véloroute du Lin, or Flax Cycle Route

Terres de Miromesnil
76550 Tourville-sur-Arques
Seine-Maritime, Normandy

Price from: €145

Open: All year

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This is a large grand buidling surrounded by beautiful gardens which provide lovely views from each of the well appointed rooms. It's accuiel velo rated so it should offer a warm welcome with secure parking for your bike. It's ideal for La Véloroute du Lin (the Flax Cycle Route), just over 10km from the lovely ferry and fishing port of Dieppe. As well as rooms you can also request to stay in one of the two self-catering gites, which are also situated in the gardens.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Uzeste - Sous la Tonelle

Funky and friendly hotel near to Langon and Sauveterre

6 route de Préchac
33730 Uzeste
Gironde, Aquitaine

Price from: €68

Open: All year

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Stylish rooms and a warm welcome await at the Sous La Tonelle, part of the Logis hotel group (the hotel meets the group's cycling policy standards). The hotel is within easy reach of the beautiful Sauveterre and Sauternes vineyards. The rooms all come with free wifi and flat screen TVs, plus there's a self-catering gite/cottage with a fully equipped kitchen and dishwasher if you need something more than a hotel room. Continental breakfast served daily, plus there are local dishes served in the pretty, secluded terrace of an evening.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Valognes - Manoir de Savigny

B&B and self-catering cottages good for Cherbourg and D-Day Beaches

Savigny
50700 Valognes
Manche, Normandy

Price from: €85 B&B; self-catering cottages from €336 per week

Open: All year

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Manoir de Savigny has been recommended to us by cyclists riding the Cherbourg to D-Day Beaches route. It offers flexible accommodation with both B&B and self-catering cottages set amid beautiful gardens on the outskirts of historic Valognes (the Roman causeway of Cosedia actually runs along the property). A total of 24 people can be housed here, making it a flexible option for individual cyclists as well as groups. Free wifi. French and English spoken. The property is secluded and the owners have confirmed they offer secure bike parking in outbuildings.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Vannes - Golfe Hotel

Modern hotel rooms and studio apartments in the Vannes city centre

91 rue Winston Churchill
Giratoire du Racker
56000 Vannes
Morbihan, Brittany

Price from: €81

Open: Year-round

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Modern and recently refurbished hotel in the Vannes city centre. It has hotel rooms as well as self-catering studio apartments. Free wifi. An excellent restaurant on site, plus an outdoor area and lounge. This hotel is part of the Logis Hotel network, and it conforms to that company's stringent cycling standards policy, and can offer secure parking, plus route information and advice available from the staff.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Villefranche de Lonchat - La Maison de Manon

Charming 2-bedroom village house in the Dordogne

24610 Villefranche de Lonchat
Dordogne, Aquitaine

Price from: £395–£595 per week

Open: Available all year

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La Maison de Manon is a charming and beautifully decorated 2 bedroom house on a quiet back street in the village of Villefranche de Lonchat. Close to good cycling routes on the Dordogne/Gironde border, with the wine routes of St-Emilion and Bergerac all making for lovely day rides. Bordeaux is around 70km away. A lockable shed in a private courtyard provides safe and secure bike parking.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

Full details

All accommodation has been checked to ensure it meets our cycle-friendly criteria. We also deal with tour operators personally before adding them to the site. To recommend a great French cycling holiday or a nice bike-friendly place to stay, please email lyn@freewheelingfrance.com

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