Planning a cycling holiday in France

Local TER train map for Burgundy

Here is a local TER train map to help you plan your cycling holidays in Burgundy.

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Bike carriers and car racks for cycling in France

What you need to know about hiring or buying a car rack for your bikes while cycling in France.

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Occitanie train map - for the Pyrenees, Languedoc, Canal du Midi

Train map for the Occitanie region of France and an overview of taking bikes on trains in the region.

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School holidays and public holidays in France

Mark these public holiday and school holiday dates in your cycling diary so you don't get caught out by closed shops and fully booked accommodation.

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Road rules for cycling in France

Here are the road rules (read: laws) for cycling in France, according to the French Highway Code.

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Accueil Vélo explained

You may see the 'Accueil Vélo' label as you're researching your French cycling holiday – here's what it means.

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How to take your bike on Eurostar

Here's a step-by-step guide to getting your bike to France by Eurostar.

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Shipping bikes to France

If you need to ship a bike to or from France, here are a few affordable options.

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Cycle Insurance

Here’s our guide to choosing the right insurance policy for your French cycling holiday – for you and your bike

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The Ultimate Guide to Sportives in France

Nearly every weekend of the cycling season there's a sportive held somewhere in France. Britta Sorensen has this guide to getting in on the action.

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