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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Cycling La Sarthe à Vélo

We sent Jacqui and Adrian Brown off on La Sarthe à Vélo to check out one of France's lesser known cycling networks. Here are their daily reports.

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Mountain Biking in Morzine

Morzine, in Portes du Soleil in the French Alps, is the heartbeat of France's downhill mountain biking scene. Amie Marsh has this overview of what's on offer

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Cycling Le Bourg d'Oisans and Alpe d'Huez

Here are some useful links for anyone planning a cycling trip to Le Bourg d'Oisans, an ideal base for riding Alpe d'Huez

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Bike routes in the Vendée

The Vendée in the Pays-de-la-Loire has released a booklet of cycling routes across the department, writes Lynette Eyb.

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Bike routes around St Malo and Dinan in Brittany

Reader Q&A: Hilde wrote in to ask about St Malo and Dinan bike routes

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Cycling the Loire: Sancerre to St Nazaire

On his Loire bicycle ride, John Higginson cycles the prestigious chateaux country from Sancerre to St Nazaire

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Mountain biking in the Jura Mountains, Franche-Comté

Amie Marsh gets away from it all by hitting the mountain bike trails of the Jura Mountains in the Franche-Comté region of France

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Hotels for cycling the Galibier in the Maurienne Valley

Reader Q&A: Martin emailed to ask about hotel accommodation for cycling the Galibier and Iseran in the Maurienne Valley.

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Cycling the Loire: Le Puy en Velay to Sancerre

Cycling the Loire is one of the great bike routes in France. John Higginson pedals the section from Le Puy en Velay to Sancerre

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Loire chateau cycling holiday bike rental

Reader Q&A: Oscar emailed in to ask about the logistics of organising a cycling holiday in the Loire.

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