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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Campsites on La Velo Francette bike route

Here's a list of campsites on the Vélo Francette bike route from La Rochelle to Caen.

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La Veloscenic Paris to Mont St-Michel - What you need to know

Here's what you need to know to start planning a bike ride along the Veloscenic Paris to Mont St-Michel cycle route.

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Cycling the Hourquette

Andrew packed a small rucksack and headed off to ride his first ever Pyrenean climb, the Hourquette. Here's his report.

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Vallée du Céou Voie Verte, Dordogne

Jason Hargreaves rides the 25km Vallée du Céou voie verte south of Sarlat. It runs from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle to L'Abbaye-Nouvelle in the Dordogne.

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10 things for your Burgundy cycling itinerary

Need ideas for your Burgundy cycling holiday? Vineyards, canals, Beaune, cathedrals and ancient ruins – here are 10 things to put on your must-see list.

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Puy-de-Dôme cols open to cyclists one morning a week

Exciting news from Auvergne, where four cols in the Puy-de-Dôme are closing to cars each week throughout summer to give cyclists exclusive access. Here are the details.

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5 things for your Le Mans cycling itinerary

After three days of cycling La Sarthe à vélo, Jacqui and Adrian Brown had a day off in Le Mans to explore the city. Here's what they got up to.

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Cycling the Dolce Via

We sent Jacqui Brown off to bike the 75km Dolce Via veloroute in the Eyrieux river valley of the Ardèche. Here's Jacqui's report.

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The Dieppe Raid or Tour des Trois Vallées

Bob Zeller usually goes touring by himself or with a friend or two. He makes an exception for the Dieppe Raid. He tells us why.

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La Rochelle to Arçais on the La Vélo Francette

Here's today's stage from La Rochelle to Arçais through the Marais Poitevin (with a lovely little detour after we missed a turn).

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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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