Accommodation - Self-catering: All France

Cycling accommodation in France

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Marseille - Adagio Prado Plage

Apartment hotel near the beachfront in the south of the city

46 rue des Mousses
La Corniche, Stade Vélodrome
13008 Marseille
Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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Price from: €76

Open: Year-round

Apartment hotel located south of the city centre with self-catering studios and 1-bedroom apartments for between 1 and 5 people. Each apartment has air-conditioning, a balcony, and a kitchenette. The hotel has 94 apartments, so it's good for groups and families. Management advises that bikes can be securely stored in the apartments overnight. Wifi. Outdoor swimming pool. 24-hour reception.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Marseille Airport - Campervan and minibus hire

Choose your own cycling adventure in a campervan or minivan

Marseille Airport
13700 Marseille
Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Phone: +33 (0)6 34 65 11 99
Email: info@bonfirevans.com

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Price from: €72 a night, price varies with insurance and add-ons. Please ask for a quote tailored for your trip

Open: All year

Hit the road for a cycling holiday in a fully self-contained campervan or in a minibus with rear bike rackStandard VW campervans seat 6 and sleep 2 (the extra 4 can camp nearby), while the VW campervan with roof tent seats 6 and sleeps 4. All campervans come with a rear kitchen pod that includes a sink with running water and a double hob. Bike racks, roof boxes and roof bars are also available to ensure you can take all your gear with you. Minibus hire also available to seat 6-9 people + bikes. Available for pickup at Marseille airport, or delivery to you by arrangement.

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Moliets et Maa - Pierre & Vacances Apart-hotel

Family friendly and with easy access to the beach

Rue Brémontier
40660 Moliets-et-Maa
Landes, Aquitaine (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

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Price from: €69

Open: All year

Under 2km from the beach and with its own pool, the Pierre & Vacances apart-hotel at Moliets et Maa is a nice option for combining a cycle with a beach holiday. The La Vélodyssée cycle route runs close by, and there's safe bike storage (as at all Pierre & Vacances properties in France). Each room has a kitchenette with all the pots and pans you'd need to cook up a storm, or you can have breakfast in the restaurant. There's free wifi. English and French spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Mont St-Michel - Les Epinettes B&B and Boutique

B&B and self-catering studio near Mont St-Michel

8 bis Route du Mont Saint-Michel
50170 Beauvoir
Manche, Normandy

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Price from: €50 B&B or €170-€305 for the self-catering studio

Open: All year

A unique B&B (with self-catering studio apartment) that's both a place to stay and a place to top up on souvenirs and French chic on your visit to nearby Mont-St Michel – the B&B has its own gift boutique! This is flexible accommodation that caters for solo cyclists through to families (some rooms comfortably sleep 5 people). Les Epinettes is an accredited Accueil Velo place to stay with secure parking and all the other bikey bits you'd expect from a cycle-friendly B&B. Free wifi. En suite bathrooms. Oh and fresh pastries for breakfast plus packed lunches can be prepared if you're heading off out on your bikes. Close also to local restaurants in Beauvoir. We've stayed here – read our review.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Montmartre Paris - Le Studio

Parisian studio that sleeps 4 people near the Moulin Rouge

7, cité Véron
75018 Paris
Paris, Ile-de-France
Phone: +33 (0)1 46 06 55 55
Email: info@loft-paris.fr

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Price from: €90-€150 per night, depending on number of nights stayed

Open: All year

Live like a local in this studio apartment in the famous Paris suburb of Montmarte. The Studio is a 25 square metre ground floor space with a private entrance that guarantees tranquility and privacy (and bike access). The studio has a fantastic layout with one main room, kitchen and a full bathroom. It has high ceilings and two comfortable sofas bed. It's also got a fully equipped kitchen, making it easier to save money in what is an expensive city. There's a TV, free wifi, a library of magazines, books and CDs as well. It comfortably sleeps 4 people, making this an affordable alternative to a hotel. The bathroom even comes with a hair dryer and towels, robes and complimentary quality bath products. You can book online or contact Francois by email or phone (he speaks English).

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Montpellier – Holiday Inn Express Montpellier Odysseum

New hotel east of the Montpellier city centre with bike store facilities

60 Avenue Nina Simone
34000 Montpellier
Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon

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Price from: €90

Open: All year

The Holiday Inn Express Montpellier Odysseum is a new hotel east of the city centre. There are 90 rooms providing flexible accommodation, with family rooms plus some self-catering rooms with kitchenettes. Free buffet. Close to bars and restaurants, plus a cinema, aquarium and shopping centre for supplies. The hotel manager emailed to tell me that bikes can be kept in the luggage store or locked in a meeting room if more space is needed. Free wifi. French, English, German, Arabic and Italian spoken. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Nancy - Centre Suite Novotel

City centre hotel just of the Canal de la Marne au Rhin

Allée du Chanoine Drioton
Stanislas Meurthe, Jardins d'Eau
54000 Nancy
Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine

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Price from: €95

Open: Year round

Four-star hotel in the centre of Nancy. Rooms can accommodate up to 4 people and each have a kettle, coffee and tea, microwave for basic food preparation, fridge and water cooler. 24-hour self-service food boutique with healthy readymade meals that you reheat in your room, plus cold dishes, desserts and drinks available. Free in-room mineral water. Free wifi, music and video on demand, and free landline calls within France. Free massages every Thursday. Onsite bar open until 1am. Management says bikes can be stored in rooms.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Nantes - Adagio Access Viarme

Apartment hotel in Nantes city centre

42 Rue Russeil
44000 Nantes
Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire

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Price from: €61

Open: Year-round

Hotel with self-catering studio and apartments with kitchenettes. Apartments can sleep up to 4 adults. Buffet breakfast also available. Management advises that there is a bike storage area in the secure underground carpark. Luggage storage. Wifi. English spoken. Good base for the start/finish of a Nantes-Brest Canal ride.

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Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Nice - Adagio Access Nice Magnan

Affordable apartment hotel in the Nice city centre

12 Avenue de la Californie
06200 Nice
Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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Price from: €59

Open: Year round

Self-catering studios and apartments sleeping up to 4 people in the centre of Nice. Each apartment has a kitchenette. Free wifi. 24-hour reception. Outdoor pool. Breakfast available. Close to beach and all amenities. Just minutes from the Promenade des Anglais. Bikes can be stored overnight in apartments (there is a lift). Book well ahead in summer (prices vary with the seasons).

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Nîmes – Hotel Adagio Access

Apart-hotel with self-catering studios and apartments for up to 4 people

5 allée Boissy d'Anglas
Triangle de la Gare
30000 Nîmes
Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon

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Price from: €57

Open: All year

Located in central Nîmes, Hotel Adagio has 117 modern studios and apartments with fully equipped kitchenettes. It is ideal for groups anf families. Studios accommodate 2 people, while apartments can sleep 4. Free wifi. Management tells us that bikes can be securely locked in a room in the hotel – reception can help arrange this.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Niort – Maison La Port Rouge

Lovely host, stunning rooms – a perfect retreat in Niort

68 Avenue de la Rochelle
79000 Niort
Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes

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Price from: €65

Open: All year

We stayed in some wonderful hotels and B&Bs on our La Velo Francette trip but this one in Niort was one of my absolute favourites – for so many reasons. Firstly, there was Christine, who greeted us with a huge smile and farewelled us a day later with a stash of bananas and fresh water bottles. She has five lavishly decorated bedrooms (with lovely walk-in showers – perfect after a day on the road), as well as two studio apartments in her gorgeous restored townhouse. Christine's put her heart and soul into the place – and you can tell; her fine and elegant touches are everywhere from the rich wall colours and art to the beautifully laid out (and wholesome) breakfasts. There is a large garden to relax in, complete with pool and safe bike parking. French and English spoken. Free wifi. Just perfect.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Orléans – Adagio Access

Hotel with self-catering studios and apartments in the heart of the Loire

3 rue Jean-François Deniau à l'angle du 142 rue du faubourg Bannier
45000 Orléans
Loiret, Centre

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Price from: €57

Open: All year

Studios and apartments sleepin gup to 4 people, located 1.6 km from Orléans train station and a short ride from the River Loire in the heart of the Loire Valley. Each air-conditioned apartment features an equipped kitchenette with a microwave and fridge, plus satellite TV and free wifi. Buffet breakfast also available. Heated indoor swimming pool. All apartments are serviced by a lift; management advises that bikes can be stored in bedrooms. French, Spanish, English, German, Bulgarian and Arabic spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Paris Montmartre - Le Duplex

A two-bedroom apartment sleeping 6 people in Montmartre

7 Cité Véron
75018 Paris
Paris, Ile-de-France
Phone: +33 (0)1 46 06 55 55
Email: info@loft-paris.fr

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Price from: From €208 per night

Open: All year

Francois at Loft Paris (English-speaking) has a selection of self-catering apartments in the centre of Paris and he's keen for cyclists to use them. Le Duplex is a perfect Paris pad – and an affordable one for groups and families. It is in a plumb location: a quiet cul-de-sac in Montmartre and a short walk from the Moulin Rouge. The apartment is 100 square metres and on te ground floor (so ideal for bicycle parking). It has its own private entrance. Two bedrooms comfortably sleep 6 people. Each bedroom features a private bath and comes equipped with hair dryer and towels, robes and quality complimentary bath products. There is a full kitchen and two bathrooms. Large French doors open onto a lush interior courtyard. The apartment is fully equipmed like a home away from ome with comfortable sofas, TV, free internet, and a a library of books, magazines and CDs. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Paris – Adagio Eiffel Tower Aparthotel

Apartment hotel with Eiffel Tower views - bikes welcome too!

14 Rue du Theatre
75015 Paris
Île-de-France

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Price from: €149 per studio/apartment - book ahead for the best deals

Open: Year-round

Chill out with views of the Eiffel Tower after pedalling your way around Paris. Management tells us you can keep your bike with you in your room overnight. Free wifi. All apartments have kitchens that include a fridge, microwave, and tea and coffee making facilities. There are more than 300 apartments, so good for groups, with studios for 2 and larger apartments sleeping up to 4 people. Swimming pool and fitness centre. Breakfast available for a surcharge.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Paris – Buttes Chaumont Adagio Aparthotel

Hotel with apartments sleeping up to 6 people near the Canal de l'Ourcq

3-5 Cours du 7ème art
Buttes-Chaumont-La Villette
75019 Paris
Île-de-France

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Price from: €151

Open: All year

Self-catering studios and apartments on a calm road near the Parc des Buttes Chaumont and a few minutes from the Canal de l'Ourcq. It's a modern building with a small inner courtyard just east of Paris Est and Gare du Nord train stations. There are 97 apartments ranging from 2-person studios to 3-room, 6-person apartments, making it an ideal place for groups and families. Typically Parisian district an 8km ride from the Arc de Triomphe and 7km from the Louvre. Management advises that bikes can be stored in apartments or on balconies.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Paris – Fraser Suites Harmonie

Hotel rooms and self-catering apartments just outside Paris city centre

6 Boulevard De Neuilly
92400 Courbevoie
Paris, Île-de-France

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Price from: €179 for a studio sleeping 3 people

Open: Year-round

An apart-hotel with studio rooms and apartments with kitchenettes just 8km from the Eiffel Tower. The hotel has a large suite that sleeps 6 people; there are three types of suites, with rooms allocated according to numbers, making it an affordable Paris option for groups. Hotel management says there is a secure storage room that can store up to 5 bikes overnight. Hotel has bar and lounge areas. Staff can provide Paris maps and help with bike hire etc. Free wifi throughout hotel.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Parthenay - Maison Saint Jacques

Friendly B&B and self-catering accommodation on La Velo Francette

55 rue de la Vau Saint Jacques
79200 Parthenay
Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes

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Price from: €60 per night for the B&B room or the self-catering apartment sleeping up to 4

Open: All year

Cyclists who stayed at Maison Saint Jacques have recommended it to us. It's run by an English couple called Dorit and Trevor, and they have lived in the area for quite some time and know it well. We're told they are both friendly and knowledgable and that the place itself of full of character and charm. (And that breakfast includes fresh, homemade treats). It's a 14th century townhouse in the old timber style, and has its own courtyard and small garden. It's set in the centre of Parthenay, so close to local restaurants and shops for restocking panniers. There is a B&B room plus a self-catering apartment. It also carries accueil velo status so has all the bikey bases covered. French and English spoken. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Perpignan – Adagio Access Apart'hotel

Affordable 2-star hotel with self-catering studio apartments

2 Espace Méditérranée
66000 Perpignan ‎
Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

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Price from: €55

Open: All year

Two-star city hotel with affordable self-catering studio apartments that include kichenettes, fridges and microwaves. Close to restaurants and bars, and near the river Têt. Management advises that bikes can be stored in rooms. 100 rooms available, so good for groups on a budget. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Pont-Aven - Art Gallery Resort

View local artists' work in this excellent hotel south-east of Quimper

6 Rue Saint-Guénolé
29230 Pont-Aven
Finistère, Brittany

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Price from: €98

Open: All year

Ideally located for riders taking a coastal diversion from the EuroVelo 1 Atlantic Coast bike route, the Domaine De Pont Aven hotel-come-art gallery 35km south-east Quimper has some really nice B&B rooms and self-catering apartments. As well as a bar, restaurant and terrace (perfect for eating your buffet breakfast in the summer months), there's also a heated covered pool and spa area. Management advises us that there is a locked room for bikes, with the key kept at reception. Free wifi. English, French and German spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Port Argelès - Pierre & Vacances Maeva

Apartments near Perpignan and the Spanish border

Rue Eric Tabarly
Quai Vasco de Gama
66700 Argelès-sur-Mer
Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

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Price from: €65

Open: Year round

Studios and apartments sleeping up to 6 people and offering basic but affordable accommodation. Fully furnished with kitchenettes. Choose between harbour and mountain views. 300 metres from the beach and handy to Perpignan, and the road south to the Spanish border. The apartments are run by Pierre & Vacances, which allows guests to lock bikes safely in their rooms overnight. Wifi available at a surcharge. Also onsite: games room and table tennis, children's playground, massage, outdoor pool.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Quimper - Domaine de l'Orangerie de Lanniron

Self-catering accommodation ideal for families and groups

Allée de Lanniron
29000 Quimper
Finistère, Brittany

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Price from: €99 for studios for 3 people, €159 for 6-person cabins

Open: March 31 to November 5

Orangerie de Lanniron is a 38-hectare estate near Quimper with an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub and an on-site golf course. It comprises independent self-catering studios and cottages, as well as mobile homes. The beaaches of Bénodet and Fouesnant are a day ride away (approx 15km). The studios are set in a renovated farmhouse, while the mobile homes have their own terrace and living area. Breakfast available at Orangerie de Lanniron and there is also an on-site snack bar. Restaurant also on site. Camping also available.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Rennes - Adagio Access Rennes Centre St Martin

Hotel with self-catering apartments for individuals and groups

35 Rue d'Antrain
35700 Rennes
Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany

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Price from: €61

Open: All year

Studios and apartments for up to 4 people near the Rennes city centre. Each room includes a fully equipped kitchenette with hot plates, fridge and microwave, though a full buffet breakfast is also available each morning in the hotel dining room. Free wifi. The hotel advises that bikes can be securely locked in the hotel's private underground car park. The official website has a best-price guarantee.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Riberac - Moulin de Larcy

Self-catering apartments overlooking the beautiful river Dronne

D99 Villetoureix
24600 Riberac
Dordogne, Aquitaine

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Price from: €205 per apartment per night

Open: All year

This is a lovely base from which to explore the borders of the Dordogne and the Charente. Moulin de Larcy has three self-contained apartments, with communal gardens and an outdoor pool. Each apartment has beautifully outfitted kitchen and dining areas, plus private bathrooms (with bath robes!) Barbecue area. Free wifi. Moulin de Larcy has its own fleet of bikes which are free for guest use. There's also great walking and canoeing nearby. Close to Dordogne bike routes and also within reach of the Tour of Charente. The owners can prepare packed lunches for your pannier.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Rodez - Hotel du Midi Logis International

Reliable local hotel with B&B and apartments in historic Rodez

1 Rue Beteille
12000 Rodez
Aveyron, Midi-Pyrenees (Occitanie)

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Price from: €56

Open: All year

Hotel du Midi is located in the centre of historic Rodez, around 1km from the train station (direct links to Paris and Toulouse). It's in an ideal location just opposite the town’s Notre Dame Cathedral (some rooms have views of the cathedral). Breakfast buffet + onsite restaurant serving local cuisine. Free wifi. There are singles, doubles and triples, as well as a self-catering apartment option (it sleeps 5). The hotel has been recommended by cyclists who stayed there.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Saint-Étienne - City Lofthotel Saint-Etienne

Apart-hotel with self-catering studios and apartments for up to 4 people

15 rue Gambetta
42000 Saint-Étienne
Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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Price from: €71

Open: All year

Located in the centre of Saint-Etienne, this apartment-hotel has studios and apartments with fully equipped kitchenettes. Free wifi. 24-hour front desk. Breakfast also available in the hotel. 1.5km from train station. Reception advises that bikes can be stored in the apartments overnight. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Sainte-Marie-Du-Mont – Le Grand Hard (D-Day Beaches)

Excellent bike-friendly hotel a few kilometres from Utah Beach

La Rivière
50480 La Rivière 50480 Sainte-Marie-Du-Mont
Manche, Normandy

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Price from: €97 double room, €155 for a 4-person self-contained unit with kitchenette

Open: All year

Le Grand Hard is a super bike-friendly hotel in the Le Parc des Marais nature reserve close to Utah Beach, making it an ideal place to stay while exploring the D-Day landing beaches. Bike hire available at the hotel (including Garmins with pre-loaded maps). The hotel regularly welcomes cycle tour groups so the staff are used to hosting cyclists in groups or as individuals. On-site restaurant and bar, plus cafe. 11 double rooms (including 4 luxury suites), plus self-contained residences available for small groups or families (there is also a children's playground). Free wifi. French, English, Dutch and a little German spoken.
We've stayed here – read our full review. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Saumur – Le Londres Hôtel & Appartements

Bright and friendly bike-friendly hotel in Loire Valley hotspot

48 rue d'Orléans
49400 Saumur
Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire

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Price from: €72

Open: All year

We stayed here on our La Velo Francette bike ride and it's a great base either for a night or for an extended stay (it has hotel rooms as well as self-catering apartments). The staff were super friendly and didn't blink an eye when two smelly, sweaty cyclists arrived later than expected. It's located in the heart of Saumur, as short walk/ride from the Loire River. Breakfast was one of the best we had on the ride with a huge buffet with breads, cereals, eggs, fruits and yoghurts from which to choose. Bike storage was the most secure we had all trip with bikes locked in a private garage at the rear of the hotel, with the garage courtyard also acccessed by code. The hotel also carries the French Accueil Velo mark. Free wifi (plus computers for guest use are also available). It's family friendly with toys and books etc available for kids. Beds were comfy, showers were hot, the hotel itself was bright and clean – an ideal place to stay.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Saussignac - Chateau Feely

Stay on a working organic vineyard within easy reach of Bergerac

La Garrigue
24240 Saussignac
Dordogne, Aquitaine (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)
Phone: +33 (0)5 53 22 72 71
Email: Caro@chateaufeely.com

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Price from: From €145 per night b&b sharing (min two nights); From€ 660 per week

Open: All year

Luxury ecological gites on an organic vineyard in walking distance to two restaurants. They have four casual adult bikes available for guests. There are many quiet rural routes around us that offer good cycling. Bikes can be stored in the woodshed (covered with open sides) with a bike lock

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Sauveterre-de-Guyenne - Le Refuge de Guyenne

Cycle friendly stone house on the Bordeaux-Toulouse bike route

10 Rue de la Tour
33540 Sauveterre-de-Guyenne
Gironde, Aquitaine (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

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Price from: €86

Open: All year

Le Refuge de Guyenne is a two-bedroom self-catering house that's available to cyclists on a nightly basis. It was recommended to us by cyclists who stayed there. Sauveterre is a natural stopping point on the Canal de Garonne Bordeaux to Toulouse bike route, being as it is at the end of the excellent Roger Lapebie bike route. Le Refuge de Guyenne welcomes couples as well as small groups or families. It has a room with a double bed, plus another with bunk beds; there is also a sofa bed. Free wifi. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Seignosse - Les 2 Étangs

Fixed base tents and cabins in the woods on the Euro Velo 1 bike route

1379 Route de l'Étang Blanc
40510 Seignosse
Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Price from: €110 per night for a bungalow sleeping up to 4 people, prices vary for cabins and apartments

Open: February 29 to November 1

Les 2 Etangs in Seignosse offers an upmarket 'camping' experience in fixed base bungalow tents, self-catered cabins and apartments. With a lake 500m away and the beach a 5km ride through forest trails, it has a relaxed holiday vibe. The site itself is a 4-star campground so it has creature comforts including a heated outdoor pool and spa, plus kids' entertainment. It's ideal for a fixed base self-catered cycling holiday if you are looking for a base on the Atlantic Coast Eurovelo 1 bike route. It is Accueil Velo-rated by the tourist board. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Sommières - Domaine de Massereau

Holiday lodges on a working vineyard between Montpellier and Nîmes

1990 Route d'Aubais
30250 Sommières
Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon (Occitanie)

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Price from: £50 per night per cabin

Open: April to September

Fancy staying on a working vineyard? Look no further! Domaine de Massereau is located between Montpellier and Nimes, and also within reach of the Camargue. Its owners have created something really special based around their wine-producing château. The property is part of the Eurocamp network that offers self-catering cabins on campsites in France. The property is bike-friendly – cycle through the trees to your cabin hidden among oak trees. Facilities on site include swimming pools (with waterslides), a gourmet-standard restaurant, indoor spa, Jacuzzi and sauna. Adults spending more than three nights in May, June and September also get a free 45-minute spa session or a free pass to the local adventure parc, Roc de Massereau. You can also try canoeing, tennis or other outdoor activities. This is a good option for families or groups wanting an affordable fixed base for a few days (or more) in the south of France.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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St Germain en Coglès - Le Petit Courtoux Mont St Michel

Cottage sleeping 8 and close to Brittany's excellent cycle routes

35133 St Germain en Coglès
Ille-et-Vilaine

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Price from: Froom €595 per week

Open: Year-round

This 3-bedrom cottage is part of a 17th century farm restoration. Family friendly and close to Brittany's greenway routes, it gives good access to Brittany and Normandy for a fixed based cycling holiday.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Laundry facilities

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St Malo - Résidence Pierre & Vacances Ty Mat

Affordable 4-person apartments close to ferries and local bike routes

33 rue Georges V
35400 Saint-Malo
Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany

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Price from: €96 per studio per night. Weekend and week-long rates also available.

Open: All year

Self-catering apartments for 4 people that are handy to Saint-Malo's ferry port while also providing a good base from which to explore local bike routes in northern Brittany. Apartments are fully equipped with kitchenettes and dishwashers. Beautiful gardens, swimming pool, children's play area, books and games available for loan. Accommodation is in a studio featuring a fully equipped kitchenette with dishwasher, en suite facilities and a TV. All rooms are accessible by lift. Bakery delivery service. As with all Pierre & Vacances properties, this one guarantees safe and secure bike parking. French and English spoken.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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St Tropez - Les Issambres Holiday Village

Apartments for up to 6 people set above the Gulf of St Tropez

Boulevard des Oliviers
83380 Les Issambres
Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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Price from: €150 per night

Open: Year-round

Self-catering apartments set among 49 acres of quiet land in the hills above the Gulf of St Tropez. There are picturesque views over the water – and some equally stunning roads to cycle on. Facilities include a pool an access to a private beach nearby.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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St Tropez - Pierre & Vacances L’Anse De Pramousquier

Apartments on the Med between Toulon and St Tropez

Anse de Pramousquier D559
83980 Le Lavandou
Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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Price from: €105 per night

Open: Year-round

Studios and apartments sleeping up to 5 adults and set in a 1.5 hectare park overlooking the sea. Halfway between Toulon and St Tropez, this is a beautiful stretch of the Mediterranean, with some great coastal rides. Book well ahead in summer and during French school holidays as it gets busy around here. As with all Pierre & Vacances properties, it's possible to lock your bike in your apartment overnight.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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St-Jean-de-Luz - La Villa Maldagora

Self-contained apartments a short ride from the Atlantic Coast

Avenue Francis Picherit
64500 Ciboure
Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine

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Price from: €85

Open: Year round

Self-contained studios and apartments for up to 7 adults 3km from the Atlantic Coast and overlooking a golf course and St-Jean-de-Luz Bay. Rooms finished to a high standard. Heated swimming pool, children's playground, breakfast available. As with all Pierre & Vacances properties, it's possible for you to lock your bike in your apartment overnight. Bike hire available via a partnership with a local firm. Wifi available for a surcharge.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Strasbourg - Adagio Access Strasbourg Petite France

Bke-friendly apartment hotel near Strasbourg's old city centre

27 Rue de Wasselonne
67000 Strasbourg
Bas-Rhin, Alsace

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Price from: €65

Open: All year

Strasbourg city centre hotel with studios and apartments for up to 4 people. Each room has a fully equipped kitchenette with hot plates, a microwave, coffee maker and fridge. Buffet breakfast also available in the hotel dining room. 24-hour reception. Just 350m from the Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and a short ride from the train station. Free wifi. French and English spoken. There is a private car park with secure bike storage.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Tarn-et-Garonne - Nightingale Cottage

Stone cottage overlooking the countryside in the Tarn-et-Garonne

82300 Caussade
Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees

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Price from: £32 per night or £226-£467 per week (min two-night stay)

Open: Year-round

Nestled among rolling hills and fields of sunflowers, this newly-renovated stone cottage is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Tarn et Garonne and Lot regions. It has miles of quiet roads and rolling hills surrounding it, making for beautiful and challenging bike rides. The two-bedroom gite sleeps 4 people.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Toulouse - Adagio Parthenon

Spacious and well-equipped apartment hotel in the Toulouse city centre

86 Allée Jean Jaurès
31000 Toulouse
Haute-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees

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Price from: €93

Open: Year round

Apartment hotel with fully equipped self-catering facilities, plus buffet breakfasts and onsite bar. Apartments sleep up to 4 people. Located in the Toulouse city centre near Place Wilson and close to the TGV train station. 24-hour reception. Each apartments has a kitchen with fridge, hob, microwave, living room ad private bathroom. Multi-lingual staff. Free wifi access in the bar. Management advises there is secure bike storage inside the hotel. The hotel's parent website has a best-price guarantee so it's always worth comparing prices.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities

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Tourville-sur-Arques - Château de Miromesnil

Chateau on the Véloroute du Lin, or Flax Cycle Route

Terres de Miromesnil
76550 Tourville-sur-Arques
Seine-Maritime, Normandy

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Price from: €145

Open: All year

This is a large grand buidling surrounded by beautiful gardens which provide lovely views from each of the well appointed rooms. It's accuiel velo rated so it should offer a warm welcome with secure parking for your bike. It's ideal for La Véloroute du Lin (the Flax Cycle Route), just over 10km from the lovely ferry and fishing port of Dieppe. As well as rooms you can also request to stay in one of the two self-catering gites, which are also situated in the gardens.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Uzeste - Sous la Tonelle

Funky and friendly hotel near to Langon and Sauveterre

6 route de Préchac
33730 Uzeste
Gironde, Aquitaine

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Price from: €68

Open: All year

Stylish rooms and a warm welcome await at the Sous La Tonelle, part of the Logis hotel group (the hotel meets the group's cycling policy standards). The hotel is within easy reach of the beautiful Sauveterre and Sauternes vineyards. The rooms all come with free wifi and flat screen TVs, plus there's a self-catering gite/cottage with a fully equipped kitchen and dishwasher if you need something more than a hotel room. Continental breakfast served daily, plus there are local dishes served in the pretty, secluded terrace of an evening.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Valognes - Manoir de Savigny

B&B and self-catering cottages good for Cherbourg and D-Day Beaches

Savigny
50700 Valognes
Manche, Normandy

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Price from: €85 B&B; self-catering cottages from €336 per week

Open: All year

Manoir de Savigny has been recommended to us by cyclists riding the Cherbourg to D-Day Beaches route. It offers flexible accommodation with both B&B and self-catering cottages set amid beautiful gardens on the outskirts of historic Valognes (the Roman causeway of Cosedia actually runs along the property). A total of 24 people can be housed here, making it a flexible option for individual cyclists as well as groups. Free wifi. French and English spoken. The property is secluded and the owners have confirmed they offer secure bike parking in outbuildings.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Vannes - Golfe Hotel

Modern hotel rooms and studio apartments in the Vannes city centre

91 rue Winston Churchill
Giratoire du Racker
56000 Vannes
Morbihan, Brittany

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Price from: €81

Open: Year-round

Modern and recently refurbished hotel in the Vannes city centre. It has hotel rooms as well as self-catering studio apartments. Free wifi. An excellent restaurant on site, plus an outdoor area and lounge. This hotel is part of the Logis Hotel network, and it conforms to that company's stringent cycling standards policy, and can offer secure parking, plus route information and advice available from the staff.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities

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Vertrieu - Relais du Destin (ViaRhona bike route east of Lyon)

Guesthouse-style hotel for B&B + apartments for self-catering

110 Rue Des Ecoles
38390 Vertrieu
Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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Price from: €70

Open: All year

The Relais du Destin is marketed as a B&B/guesthouse, but it's more like a small hotel. It was recommended to us by cyclists who stayed there while riding the Via Rhona bikes route. It's located on the banks of the River Rhone in in Vertrieu, just over 50km east of Lyon. It has large rambling gardens and terraces, and some rooms overlook the river. Free wifi. Rooms have private bathroom with showers, plus extra luxuries like hairdryers, bathrobes, toiletries and even coffee machines. There is also an apartment with a fully equipped kitchen for two self-caterers, as well as a villa sleeping 10 people. A range of B&B rooms for all group sizes: doubles, twins, quads, plus a room sleeping 6

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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All accommodation has been checked to ensure it meets our cycle-friendly criteria. We also deal with tour operators personally before adding them to the site. To recommend a great French cycling holiday or a nice bike-friendly place to stay, please email lyn@freewheelingfrance.com

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