Planning a cycling holiday in France

Trains to France - A Guide for Cyclists

Here's our guide to getting you and your bike to France by train for your cycling holiday.

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Travelling by Flixbus with your bike

If you can't get a French train to take the strain, then Flixbus is one option to get you and your bike where you need to be at an affordable price.

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Car hire in France

Needing to hire a car for your cycling holiday in France? Here are some tips to get you started.

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How to make a bike reservation for French trains online

Here's how to book a bike onto a French train using the online reservation system.

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Essential items for cycle touring

Adventure cyclist and author Stephen Lord explains why he never leaves home without the following three items

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Getting to France - A Guide for Cyclists

One of the great things about a cycling holiday in France is that it’s an easy destination to get to from wherever you are in the world

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Taking Bikes on Planes to France - A Guide for Cyclists

Flying with your bike need not be a nightmare – here's some advice on how to get your bike to France by plane

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Map of véloroutes and voies vertes in France

Oh the excitement! IGN has a new map showing all designated véloroutes and voies vertes for cycling in France. Here's how to get a copy.

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Driving in France - A Guide for Cyclists

Driving in France is a convenient way of covering long distances and also gives you the capacity to take bikes with you

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Buying bikes in France

Thinking about buying a bike in France to cut down on bike hire costs? Here are some options for buying new or secondhand bicycles.

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