French cycling hotels, B&Bs and self-catering accommodation near the Tour de France route

Published by Lyn on 16 April 2020

Need cycling accommodation near the Tour de France route? Then this page is for you. Note the dates of the 2020 Tour de France have changed to August 29 to September 20.

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Tour de France route 2020

We're compiling a list of bike-friendly hotels, B&Bs and self-catering gites within reach of the 2020 Tour de France route. It's a work in progress and we're adding to it all the time.

All these Tour de France accommodation options have secure bicycle parking and are run by bike-friendly owners and managers who are listed in our Where to stay section.

We're still building this page – bear with us.

If you own a bike-friendly property on the Tour de France route, email me at lyn@freewheelingfrance.com for info on how to get listed on this page.

Stage 1: Saturday, August 29, Nice Moyen Pays to Nice, 156km

Villa Olivade (Saint-Paul-de-Vence)Côte d'Azur
One-bed apartment with stunning views just west of Nice

Adagio Access Nice MagnanNice
Affordable apartment hotel in the Nice city centre

Centre Gare IbisNice
Bike-friendly city centre hotel close to restaurants and attractions

Novotel Centre Acropolis, Nice
Friendly and reliable hotel with swimming pool in Nice city centre

Le Panoramic Boutique Hotel, Nice
A grand 19th century hotel overlooking Nice

Novotel, Monte Carlo
Comfortable accommodation among the high-rollers on the Riviera

Le Floréal (NW of Nice), Vence
Hotel a few minutes' ride from the Vence town centre 

Stage 2: Sunday, August 30, Nice Haut Pays to Nice, 187km

See stage 1 for Nice accommodation

Stage 3: Monday, August 31, Nice to Sisteron, 198km

See stage 1 for Nice accommodation

Gorges de la Méouge, Serre Des Ormes
Beautiful B&B run for cyclists by cyclists between the Alps and Ventoux

Chez-RayLa Mure-Argens
Low-cost accommodation run by cyclists for cyclists north-west of Nice

Stage 4: Tuesday, September 1, Sisteron to Orcières-Merlette, 157km

Gorges de la Méouge, Serre Des Ormes
Beautiful B&B run for cyclists by cyclists between the Alps and Ventoux

Chez-RayLa Mure-Argens
Low-cost accommodation run by cyclists for cyclists north-west of Nice

Maison Serres, Serres
Cycle friendly traditional French village house that sleeps upto 9 and ideal for stage 4 and 5.

Camping Croque Loisirs, Puy Saint Vincent
Charming Alpine campsite with views over a national park

Mountain Hotel Saint Roch, Puy Saint Vincent
Friendly cycle friendly base for making the most of the Alps

Chalet AlpeLune, Puy Saint Vincent
Catered chalets and self-catered apartments in top mountain spot

The Icerock Backpacker Hotel, Briancon
Budget hotel option 16km south-west of Briancon

Stage 5: Wednesday, September 2, Gap to Privas, 183km

Maison Serres, Serres
Cycle friendly traditional French village house that sleeps upto 9 and ideal for stage 4 and 5.

Ibis budget Loriol Le Pouzin, Le Pouzin
Good budget option on the Via Rhona south of Valence

Stage 6: Thursday, September 3, Le Teil to Mont Aigoual, 191km

Mellow Vélos Le Petit Gite, Sainte-Enimie
Cyclist-run cosy base for adventures in the canyons

Le Relais du Vivarais, Viviers
Accueil velo-rated hotel on the Via Rhona

Le Rouret Holiday Village, Grospierre
Apartments and houses in the Ardèche countryside

Stage 7: Friday, September 4, Millau to Lavaur, 168km

Camping Le Peyrelade (Millau)Rivière-sur-Tarn
Set among the beautiful gorges of the Tarn

Camping La Doubie (Millau Viaduct)Saint-Jean-du-Bruel
In the Dourbie valley between the Larzac plateau and the Cévennes

Stage 8: Saturday, September 5, Cazeras to Loudenvielle, 140km

Le Cottage du Milan Royal, Aspet
Large village house ideal for classic TDF climbs in the Pyrenees

Free Range Chalet B&B, Bagnères-de-Luchon
Super B&B catering for cyclists from the heart of Bagnères-de-Luchon

Luchon Holidays Apartment, Bagnères-de-Luchon
Ideal self-catering base for families or small groups in the Pyrenees

Stage 9: Sunday, September 6, Pau to Laruns, 154km

Venasque apartments, Bagnères-de-Luchon
Affordable cyclists' apartments in the heart of Bagnères de Luchon

Lae de Haut, Aramits
Flexible B&B and self-catered accommodation in the Pyrenees. A guide is available to guide you to Pau via the train from Oloron to avoid parking hassle in Pau.

Hotel Continental, Pau
Elegant 3-star hotel in the city centre.

Hotel Parc Beaumont, Pau
Elegant five-star hotel with views overlooking the Pyrenees. 

Hotel Première Classe Pau Est, Pau
Basic, budget accommodation in the east of the city.

Green Bike Pyrenees, Aubisque
Perfectly located in the Ossau Valley for great Pyrenean climbs and run by keen cyclists.

Pyrénées Cycling Lodge, Saint Savin
Mountains in all directions from this base created for and by cyclists.

Rest day: Monday, September 7, La Charente-Maritime

See below for Stage 10.

Stage 10: Tuesday, September 8, Île-de-Oléron to Île-de-Ré, 170km

Camping La Cailletière, Île d'Oléron
Family friendly campsite on the island of Oléron

Les Volets Verts, Aulnay
Cycle friendly B&B on the “Pilgrims route” Eurovelo 3 and ideal for both Charente stages
 
Les Lavandes, Pont D'Envaux
Large cycle friendly house in a lively town near the river Charente
 
Maisons des RosesSaint-Savinien
Self-catering house in a quiet rural on Le Flow velo route
 
L’Ecurie Holiday Cottage, Lairoux
Vendée holiday cottage for 4-5 people with a focus on cycling
 

Le Vieux Café Holiday Cottage, Lairoux
Self-catering cottage for 6-8 people near (flat!) 2018 TDF stages

Family friendly hotel on the beach on beautiful Oléron
 
Vent du large, Marennes
Relax or get active at this holiday chalet on the Euro Velo 1 route

Hôtel La Jetée, Ile-de-Re
Excellent harbour hotel with its own fleet of bicycles


Camping Bel Air, Ile de Ré
Friendly campsite with pitches and bungalows on super cycling island

La Baronnie Hotel & Spa, Île de Ré
Treat yourself by staying at one of Île de Ré's most beautiful hotels
 
Les Chambres de l'Abbaye, Saintes
Old 11th century convent that's been lovingly restored for tourism
 
Vue sur Cour B&BLa Rochelle
Elegant and welcoming family-run B&B oasis in La Rochelle
 
Friendly accueil velo-accredited hotel in the town centre
 
La Grue Gites, Mons (between Angouleme and Ruffec)
Cyclist-run base with gites sleeping 2, 4 and 6 people
 

Stage 11: Wednesday, September 9, Châtelaillon-Plage to Poitiers, 167km

L’Ecurie Holiday Cottage, Lairoux
Vendée holiday cottage for 4-5 people with a focus on cycling

Le Vieux Café Holiday Cottage, Lairoux
Self-catering cottage for 6-8 people near (flat!) 2018 TDF stages

La Grue Gites, Mons (between Angouleme and Ruffec)
Cyclist-run base with gites sleeping 2, 4 and 6 people

Les Lavandes, Pont D'Envaux
Large cycle friendly house in a lively town near the river Charente
 
Maisons des RosesSaint-Savinien
Self-catering house in a quiet rural on Le Flow velo route
 

Les Volets Verts, Aulnay
Cycle friendly B&B on the “Pilgrims route” Eurovelo 3 and ideal for both Charente stages

Grand Hotel des Bains, Fouras
Well-appointed and quiet hotel near beach and town centre

VéloGîtes, Availles-Limouzine near to Poitiers
Converted barn in an unspoilt corner of France near the EuroVelo 3

Ibis, Rochefort
Bike-friendly hotel on the Atlantic Coast La Vélodyssée bike route

Vue sur Cour B&BLa Rochelle
Elegant and welcoming family-run B&B oasis in La Rochelle
 
Friendly accueil velo-accredited hotel in the town centre
 
Maison La Port Rouge, Niort
Lovely host, stunning rooms
 
In the heart of the beautiful Marais Poitevin marshes
 
Le Refectoire at L’ancienne Ecole, just south of Parthenay
A quaint, newly renovated self-catering school canteen gite for 2 people
 

Stage 12: Thursday, September 10, Chauvigny to Sarran Correze, 218km

Les Abeilles Sauvage, Rempnat
Great value traditional bunk house gite in rural France

La Vieille Gorce Gites & Chambres d’Hotes, Asnois
Flexible cycle-friendly B&B and cottages between Angouleme and Poitiers.

VéloGîtes, Availles-Limouzine near to Poitiers
Converted barn in an unspoilt corner of France near the EuroVelo 3.

Stage 13: Friday, September 11, Châtel-Guyon to Puy Mary Cantal, 191km

Les Camélias, Le Mont-Dore
Apartments and B&B by cyclists for cyclists in the Auvergne volcano region. One appartment remaining and this year the race passes the front door.

Maison Normandie, South side of Puy Mary
Rare, late availabilty for the Tour de France 7km from Mandailles on one of the 3 climbs to the summit. Currently space for up to 5 people in 2 B&B rooms.

Stage 14: Saturday, September 12, Clermont Ferrand to Lyon, 197km

Adagio Access Clermont Ferrand JaudeClermont Ferrand
Affordable studio apartments close to the city centre

Alter'hostel, Lyon
Modern budget accommodation for cyclists

Sofitel Bellecour, Lyon
Spoil yourself with this 5-star hotel on the banks of the Rhône

Lyon Hilton, Lyon
Relax on the banks of the Rhone at this stylish Lyon hotel

Aparthotel Privilodges, Lyon
Hotel with studios and apartments sleeping up to 4 people

Stage 15: Sunday, September 13, Lyon to Grand Colombier, 175km

Alter'hostel, Lyon
Modern budget accommodation for cyclists

Sofitel Bellecour, Lyon
Spoil yourself with this 5-star hotel on the banks of the Rhône

Lyon Hilton, Lyon
Relax on the banks of the Rhone at this stylish Lyon hotel

Aparthotel Privilodges, Lyon
Hotel with studios and apartments sleeping up to 4 people

Les Clés des Songes, Seyssel
Large stylish rooms with great views on the Via Rhona

Le Doux Nid, Chanz
Sat on the Savières Canal

Rest day: Monday, September 14, Isère

See above and below, depending on your preferences.

Stage 16: Tuesday, September 15, La Tour de Pin to Villard de Lans, 164km

We'll add some in here as time permits. 

Stage 17: Wednesday, September 16, Grenoble to Méribel, 168km

Chalet Beaumont, Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Modern alpine chalet near world-class MTB and beautiful cols

Chalet Mathilde, Sainte Foy Tarentaise
Relax in the Alps and hit the mountains from the doorstep

Chalet Hotel Les Melezes, Tignes
Flexible accommodation support for cycling in a traditional Alpine village

Chalet La Tuviere Bike Inn, Croix de Fer
Specialist bike hotel offering B&B or half-board accommodation for Croix de Fer, Glandon, the Madeleine and others

Colbaggers Apartment, Galibier/Telegraphe
Modern apartment available for nightly visits on famous TDF cols

Chalet Le 1000 Thabor, Valmenier
Brand new Maurienne Valley chalet with views of the Col du Telegraphe

 

Camping Le Lac du Marandan (Saint-Romans), Vercors
Campsite for exploring the Alps 50km NE of Valence

Adagio Access Aparthotel, Grenoble
Hotel with self-catering apartments close to the Grenoble city centre

Ibis Grenoble Université, Grenoble
Budget accommodation east of Grenoble city centre

Stage 18: Thursday, September 17, Méribel to La Roche-sur-Foron, 168km

Résidence les Gentianes, Annecy
Individually designed apartment near beautiful Lac d'Annecy

Hotel Chalet d’Antoine, Megève
Alpine-style hotel in a great mountain location for cycling

Chalet Coeurs, Morzine
Chalet with hot tub and sauna for tired cycling muscles

Chalet Les Lanchettes, Morzine
Character-filled 18th century barn conversion in Morzine

Chalet La Ferme a Mamy, Morzine
A beautiful blend of the old and the new catered with the athlete in mind 

Alpine Velo ChaletBourg St Maurice
Cyclist-run chalet offering half-board accommodation in the Alps

Chalet Beaumont, Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Modern alpine chalet near world-class MTB and beautiful cols

Chalet Mathilde, Sainte Foy Tarentaise
Relax in the Alps and hit the mountains from the doorstep

Chalet Hotel Les Melezes, Tignes
Flexible accommodation support for cycling in a traditional Alpine village

Chalet La Tuviere Bike Inn, Croix de Fer
Specialist bike hotel offering B&B or half-board accommodation for Croix de Fer, Glandon, the Madeleine and others

Colbaggers Apartment, Galibier/Telegraphe
Modern apartment available for nightly visits on famous TDF cols

Chalet Le 1000 Thabor, Valmenier
Brand new Maurienne Valley chalet with views of the Col du Telegraphe

Stage 19: Friday, September 18, Bourg en Bresse to Champagnole, 160km

Logis Hotel Arbez Franco-Suisse, Les Rousses
Comfortable chalet-style rooms in the Jura

Stage 20: Saturday, September 19, Lure to Les Planches des Belles Filles, 36km

Best Western Hotel BelfortBelfort
Stylish and contemproary hotel in the Belfort city centre

Stage 21: Sunday, September 20, Mantes Les Jolie to Paris Champs-Élysées, 122km

Le Duplex, Paris Montmartre
A two-bedroom apartment sleeping 6 people in Montmartre.

Le Studio, Paris Montmartre
Parisian studio that sleeps 4 people near the Moulin Rouge.

Hotel de La Porte Dorée, Paris
Our hotel of choice in Paris. Secure bike store, allows bikes in the rooms, has its own fleet of bikes. The hotel is run by cyclists. Read or review here.

Paris Tour Eiffel Adagio City Aparthotel, Paris
Apartment hotel with Eiffel Tower views - bikes welcome too!

Paris Fraser Suites Harmonie, Paris
Hotel rooms and self-catering apartments just outside Paris city centre.

Paris Hotel Campanile La Villette, Paris
3-star Paris hotel with secure underground parking.

Paris Hotel Regence, Paris
3-star central hotel in Paris near Metro Clichy.

Mercure Arc de Triomphe Wagram, Paris
Reliable four-star comfort near the route.

Paris - Hotel Gavarni, Paris
Friendly eco-hotel just across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower. Read our review.

Hotel Regina, Paris
Upmarket hotel on the Tour de France route and ideal for viewing along Rue de Rivoli or around Jardin des Tuileries. 

Radisson Blu Hotel Champs Elysées, Paris
Luxury option just off the Champs Elysées; some rooms have views of the Arc de Triomphe.

Buttes Chaumont Adagio Aparthotel, Paris
Hotel with apartments sleeping up to 6 people near the Canal de l'Ourcq.

Charles de Gaulle Terminal - Novotel, Paris
Hotel at Charles de Gaulle airport with luggage room for secure bike parking.

Charles de Gaulle Hilton, Paris
Paris airport hotel close to main terminals and train stations.

Trianon Palace, Versailles
Hotel treat set in the Parc de Versailles.

Hôtel Le Versailles, Versailles
Stay next door to France's most famous royal residence. Read our review.

If you own a bike-friendly property on the Tour de France route, email me at lyn@freewheelingfrance.com for info on how to get listed on this page.

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