Planning a cycling holiday in France

Packing Checklist for a Cycle Tour of France

Not sure what to pack for your cycle tour? Stephen Fox, author of Cycle Touring in France, has this checklist of things he always takes

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Medical certificate for cycling in France

You may need a medical certificate for all cycling competitions, sportives and even some local leisure rides in France. Here's a template you can use.

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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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Magazines about cycling and France that we like

Here are a few links to some magazines about cycling and France that we like

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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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