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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Chemin du Train des Pignès bike route in Provence

We explore a small slice of railway history in central Var on this 20km loop between Lorgues and Flayosc in Provence.

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The Avenue Verte London to Paris Cycle Route Opens

The Avenue Verte bike route, the 'official' cycle route between London and Paris, has been inaugurated.

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Cycling the Minervois wine region of France

Wine and bikes - what's more French than that? Local resident Natalie Trent has this guide to cycling the Minervois wine region of Languedoc-Roussillon.

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Carhaix, Brittany - A Cyclist's Guide

Best known for its annual music festival, Carhaix in Brittany was a 2011 Tour de France stage town. Wendy Mewes has this guide to the area

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How to get out of Paris by bike

In part one of a two-part series on cycling in Ile-de-France, Mark Cramer explains how to get out of Paris by bike.

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Cycling Fontainebleau to Milly

Just outside Paris, you'll find beautiful countryside and historic villages around the forest at Fontainebleau

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Cycling in Ile-de-France - Daytrips from Paris

If you're cycling in Paris, here are some ideas for some bike rides within reach of the French capital.

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5 Great Bikes Routes in Paris

Want to see Paris by bike? Local cyclist Mark Cramer has this insider's guide to 5 bike routes around Paris

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Accommodation for cycling in Pays de la Loire

Use our map to find cycling accommodation on your bike route through Pays de la Loire, along the Atlantic Coast, the Loire-Atlantique, Mayenne, Sarthe, Vendée and Nantes.

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Cycling the Trans-Ardennes Bike Path

The Trans-Ardennes bike path goes from Charleville-Mézières to within spitting distance of Belgium. Gerry Patterson followed it

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