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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Cycling the Way of St James: An Introduction

John Higginson has this introduction to cycling the French routes to Santiago de Compostela on the Way of St James.

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Cycling Around Toulouse in the Midi-Pyrénées

Richard Peace takes to the backroads around Toulouse, Albi, Castres and the Garonne River in the Midi-Pyrénées.

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Bike hire in Nantes

Reader Q&A: Our latest reader query came in this week asking where to find bike rental in Nantes.

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Cycling La Sarthe à Vélo

We sent Jacqui and Adrian Brown off on La Sarthe à Vélo to check out one of France's lesser known cycling networks. Here are their daily reports.

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Cycling hotel review: Le Grand Hard, Utah Beach

I stayed at Le Grand Hard, a hotel a few kilometres from Utah Beach, when I was cycling in the Manche department of Normandy. Here's what I thought of it.

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Mountain Biking in Morzine

Morzine, in Portes du Soleil in the French Alps, is the heartbeat of France's downhill mountain biking scene. Amie Marsh has this overview of what's on offer

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Cycling B&B review: Chambres d'hôtes les Clematites-en-Cotentin, Normandy

I stayed at Chambres d'hôtes les Clematites-en-Cotentin in Montebourg when I cycled in the Manche department of Normandy. Here's my review.

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Cycling Le Bourg d'Oisans and Alpe d'Huez

Here are some useful links for anyone planning a cycling trip to Le Bourg d'Oisans, an ideal base for riding Alpe d'Huez

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Bike routes in the Vendée

The Vendée in the Pays-de-la-Loire has released a booklet of cycling routes across the department, writes Lynette Eyb.

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Cycling hotel review: Hotel Gavarni, Paris

Passing through Paris with your bike? The Hotel Gavarni is a bike-friendly hotel option close to the Seine and the Eiffel Tower.

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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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