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 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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Bike ride from Créteil to the Champs-Élysées

Bruce McAleer has this bike ride Créteil to the Champs-Élysées, based on Stage 21 of 2011 Tour de France route

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Bike hire in the Dordogne

Reader Q&A: Steve emailed to ask about bike rental in the Dordogne for a week-long cycling holiday.

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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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The 3 Routes Up Ventoux

There are three different routes up Mont Ventoux - here's an overview plus a downloadable GPX file with them all.

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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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Bike routes in the Aude

Bike routes, GPX files and a general overview to get you cycling in the Aude department of France.

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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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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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Normandy cycling accommodation

Accommodation for cycling in Lower Normandy and Upper Normandy, including Calvados, Manche, Orne, Seine-Maritime, Eure, Mont St-Michel and D-Day Beaches

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