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 the Paris-Roubaix

Gerry Patterson rides the Paris-Roubaix, the most treacherous of the Spring Classics leading up to the Tour de France

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Cycling accommodation review: The Nest, Les Gets

After a cold descent of Col de Joux Plane, Andy Hodges checked into The Nest at Les Gets.

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Cycling accommodation review: Alpine Velo Montalbert

Andy Hodges stayed at Alpine Velo's Montalbert chalet in the Tarentaise Valley on a recent trip through the French Alps.

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Bike hire in Montpellier

Chris posted a query on the site asking where he could find bicycle rental in Montpellier.

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Accommodation for cycling in Champagne-Ardenne

Use our map to find accommodation for cycling in Champagne, the French Ardennes, Aube, Marne and Haute-Marne, plus Reims and the champagne wine route

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Accommodation for cycling in Franche-Comté

Find B&B, hotel and gite accommodation for cycling in Franche-Comté, Doubs, the Jura mountains, and Besançon.

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Cycling B&B review: Astrofarm B&B, Confolens

I headed to Confolens to check out the bike-friendly Astrofarm B&B, which has budget cycling accommodation plus telescopes for stargazing.

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Provence bike route through Plaines des Maures

This lovely 72km circular bike ride from Vidauban through the Plaines des Maures in the Var department makes a great day of cycling in Provence

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Climbing Col de la Croix de Fer

Col de la Croix de Fer in the Rhône-Alpes is one of the legends of the Tour de France. Steven Herrick has this first-hand account of climbing it.

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Bike Routes in Bordeaux for a Family Cycling Holiday

Reader Q&A: Clark wrote to ask about routes for a family cycling holiday in Bordeaux. Here's our email exchange.

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