Where to cycle in France

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Cycling B&B review: Chambre d’hôtes Aubert’Cail, Saint-Lô

I stayed at Chambre d’hôtes Aubert’Cail when I rode from Saint-Lô to Cherbourg in the Manche department of Normandy. Here's my review.

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Cycling the Loire: Le Puy en Velay to Sancerre

Cycling the Loire is one of the great bike routes in France. John Higginson pedals the section from Le Puy en Velay to Sancerre

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Hotels for cycling the Galibier in the Maurienne Valley

Reader Q&A: Martin emailed to ask about hotel accommodation for cycling the Galibier and Iseran in the Maurienne Valley.

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Loire chateau cycling holiday bike rental

Reader Q&A: Oscar emailed in to ask about the logistics of organising a cycling holiday in the Loire.

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Cycling holidays in the Gers, Midi-Pyrenees

The Gers is an often forgotten department of the Midi-Pyrénées – local cyclist Ray Parker has this overview of cycling in Gers.

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Cycling B&B review: Les Cabanes de Do, Le Mans

Jacqui Brown stayed at Les Cabanes de Do in Le Mans when she rode La Sarthe à vélo. Here's her review.

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Cycling Ventoux: 10 Top Tips

Camilla Brokking-Maltas cycled Mont Ventoux for charity – here are her top 10 tips for conquering the Giant of Provence

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Bike hire in Toulouse

Reader Q&A: David emailed to ask where he could hire bike to ride from Toulouse to the Pyrenees.

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Cycling hotel review: Hotel La Barque, Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Jacqui Brown stayed at Hotel La Barque in Beaumont-sur-Sarthe when she rode La Sarthe à vélo. Here's her critique.

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Cycling in the Loire: Laval to Renazé

There are many lovely green way bicycle routes in Pays-de-la-Loire – Mark Cramer cycles the voie verte from Laval to Renazé.

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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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