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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10 Epic River Bike Rides in France

Cycling along rivers is one of life's real pleasures. Here we look at some of the best long distance riverside bike routes in France.

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Itinerary for cycling the Canal de Garonne

Here is a do-it-yourself itinerary for cycling the Canal de Garonne from Bordeaux to Toulouse.

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Cycling the Canal du Midi

We cycle the Canal du Midi from Toulouse in the Midi-Pyrenees to Sete, on the Mediterranean coast

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Périgueux to Thiviers bike route

Bike route linking Trélissac on the north-east outskirts of Périgueux, the capital of the Dordogne, to Thiviers.

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Cycling the Loire Valley

Following the river Loire is one of France's most interesting bike routes. John Higginson has this overview of cycling the Loire Valley

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Meuse Cycle Route map (French section)

The Euro Velo 19 Meuse Cycle Route goes from the Meuse River's source in Pouilly-en-Bassigny, France to its mouth at the Hook of Holland.

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Bike hire in Pyrénées

Need to hire a bike in the Midi-Pyrénées? Then check out our bike hire shop listings

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La Flow Vélo route

La Flow Vélo links the Atlantic Coast at l’île d’Aix to Thiviers in the northern Dordogne – a 290km river route for all abilities.

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Voies vertes in Brittany – Green way cycling routes

Cycling in Brittany is a breeze thanks to the region's network of green ways, or voies vertes. G.H. Randall has this overview

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Bike hire in the French Alps

Need to hire a bike in the Rhône-Alpes? Then check out our French Alps bike hire listings

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Bike hire in Provence

Need to hire a bike in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur? Then check out our bike hire shop listings

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