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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Bike routes around Mont-Dore in the Auvergne

The Mont-Dore area of the Auvergne is home to glorious volcano landscapes that are wonderful for road cycling.

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Cycling in Brittany

Cycling in Brittany is a real treat, with miles of scenic coastal roads, canals and green ways

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Downhill Mountain Biking in France

France is home to some of the world's best downhill mountain biking – Amie Marsh has this overview of how to get involved

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Interview: Geography of Youth

Morrigan and Alan are cycling the world to photograph twentysomethings. We caught up with them as they were cycling through France

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How Paris became a bicycle friendly city

Paris is one of cycling's success stories – cycling campaigner Audrey de Nazelle recalls how the campaign for change started

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Map of bike routes and voies vertes in Brittany

Super map of bike routes and voies vertes in Brittany available for download.

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Epte Valley to Le Havre - Seine Valley bike route

This 257km ride showcases the Seine River valley at its finest, meaning you can effectively cycle from Paris to the English Channel at Le Havre.

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Cycling in Poitou-Charentes

Richard Peace has this guide to cycling in Poitou-Charentes, a historic region of France blessed with great beaches and Cognac

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Cycling in the Vosges on the Lorraine-Alsace border

The Vosges mountains are a seldom explored and highly under-rated corner of France. Local cyclist Ina Bosselaar has this overview.

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Bike routes in the Ardèche

The Ardèche is a varied and under-rated French region in terms of visitors, but it's home to some of the country's most spectacular cycling.

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