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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Nîmes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Gerry Patterson has this guide to cycling in Nimes, the historic Roman city in Languedoc-Roussillon

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Bike route for cycling from London to Barcelona

Fay and Julian cycled from London to Barcelona via France in August 2014. They kindly sent me a copy of their daily itinerary and notes.

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Cycling the Tourmalet in May

Reader Q&A: Michael emailed to ask about cycling the Tourmalet and Col d'Aspin in early May. Here's what we came up with.

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A cycling guide to Mont St-Michel in Normandy

Jean-Louis Guéry takes a tour of the spectacular Bay of Mont St-Michel - a stunning place to take a bike ride in France

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The EuroVelo Cycle Routes

A network of 14 cycle routes snakes its way around Europe – Andrew Sykes has this introduction to the EuroVelo routes

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Rides in Languedoc-Roussillon

Looking for a bike ride in one of the most beautiful areas of France? Gerry Patterson has these cycle routes in Languedoc-Roussillon

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The Tour de Manche bike route in Brittany and Normandy

The Tour de Manche bike route links Devon and Dorset in England to Brittany and Normandy in France

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Book review: Brittany's Green Ways, 2nd edition

Brittany's Green Ways by GH Randall is the definitive guidebook for cycling Brittany's voies vertes and veloroutes. Richard Peace has this review of the updated edition

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Cycling from Rennes to Dinan and St Malo in Brittany

Hilde Morris and her partner, Heather Godrey, enjoyed a leisurely ride from near Rennes to St Malo along the Canal d'Ille-et-Rance. They sent us this route report.

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St-Malo, Brittany - A Cyclist's Guide

Wendy Mewes has this guide to cycling in St-Malo in Brittany, one of the gateways to cycling in France thanks to its ferry port.

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