Planning a cycling holiday in France

Choosing a Bike for Cycle Touring in France

Stephen Fox, author of Cycle Touring in France, has this advice to help you choose the right bike for your French cycling holiday

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Flights to France - A Guide for Cyclists

Dozens of airlines fly to France from destinations across the world. Here are your options if you're cycling in France

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Trains to France - A Guide for Cyclists

Here's our guide to getting you and your bike to France by train for your cycling holiday.

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Travelling by Flixbus with your bike

If you can't get a French train to take the strain, then Flixbus is one option to get you and your bike where you need to be at an affordable price.

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Car hire in France

Needing to hire a car for your cycling holiday in France? Here are some tips to get you started.

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How to make a bike reservation for French trains online

Here's how to book a bike onto a French train using the online reservation system.

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Essential items for cycle touring

Adventure cyclist and author Stephen Lord explains why he never leaves home without the following three items

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Getting to France - A Guide for Cyclists

One of the great things about a cycling holiday in France is that it’s an easy destination to get to from wherever you are in the world

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Taking Bikes on Planes to France - A Guide for Cyclists

Flying with your bike need not be a nightmare – here's some advice on how to get your bike to France by plane

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Map of véloroutes and voies vertes in France

Oh the excitement! IGN has a new map showing all designated véloroutes and voies vertes for cycling in France. Here's how to get a copy.

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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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