Where to cycle in France

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Cycling Angers to Mayenne on La Vélo Francette

We are cycling the entire route of the new La Vélo Francette – here's our overview of the route from Angers to Mayenne.

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Cycling Mayenne to Domfront on La Vélo Francette

We are cycling the entire route of the new La Vélo Francette – here's our bike route from Mayenne to just south of Domfront.

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Cycling Domfront to Pont-d'Ouilly on La Vélo Francette

We are cycling the entire route of the new La Vélo Francette from La Rochelle to Caen – here's our bike route from Domfront to Pont-d'Ouilly.

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Cycling Pont-d'Ouilly to Caen on La Vélo Francette

We're cycling the La Vélo Francette bike route from La Rochelle to Caen – here's the final Pont-d'Ouilly to Caen stretch (and then a bit in Paris).

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Cycle hire and bike route advice for cycling in Burgundy

Reader Q&A: Kyle wrote to ask about bike hire and local route advice for cycling in Burgundy. Here's our email exchange.

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Guest blog: Gary & Rachel cycling Roscoff to Nantes

Gary and Rachel Corbett cycle Roscoff to Nantes on their European cycling adventure.

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Taking bikes on trains from Brittany to La Rochelle

Reader Q&A: Penny wrote to ask about taking bikes on trains from La Trinité-sur-Mer in Brittany to La Rochelle in Poitou-Charentes.

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Guest blog: Gary & Rachel's Loire reflections

Gary and Rachel Corbett are on a world record e-bike ride. Here, Gary reflects on their time cycling the Loire.

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So, you think you can't climb mountains on your bike ...

I've stolen this post from Gerry across at the Vicious Cycle blog because it's just 100% ace.

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Jumping red lights in Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux

It's now legal to 'jump red lights' at some intersections in Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux following extensive studies into cycling safety in French cities.

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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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