Where to cycle in France

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EuroVelo routes in France

Eight of the 14 EuroVelo routes pass through France – Andrew Sykes has this overview of which ones go where.

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Cycling hotel review: Hotel Le Louvre, Cherbourg

I stayed at Hotel Le Louvre in Cherbourg when I was cycling in Normandy. Here's more about it.

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The Way of St James: Le Puy en Velay to Conques

The Way of St James from Le Puy en Velay to Conques en route to Santiago de Compostela is one of Europe's great long distance bike rides, says John Higginson

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Cycling B&B review: Chambre d’hôtes Aubert’Cail, Saint-Lô

I stayed at Chambre d’hôtes Aubert’Cail when I rode from Saint-Lô to Cherbourg in the Manche department of Normandy. Here's my review.

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Surviving the Paris-Roubaix

Gerry Patterson has these tips for surviving the infamous cobbles of the Paris-Roubaix, the world's toughest one-day race

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Cycling from the English Channel to the Med

Stephen Fox cycles from the English Channel to the Mediterranean, covering 593 miles over 13 days

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Cycling B&B review: Les Cabanes de Do, Le Mans

Jacqui Brown stayed at Les Cabanes de Do in Le Mans when she rode La Sarthe à vélo. Here's her review.

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Burgundy bike route – Circular day ride from Tonnerre

Becky Allen and Mark Goodson take canal towpaths and quiet back roads on this 78km circular route from Tonnerre, inspired by France's 'lavoirs', or public wash houses.

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Cycling the Tourmalet in September

Jon emailed to ask about cycling the Tourmalet in September. Plus he's after Tourmalet accommodation and route advice.

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Cycling hotel review: Hotel La Barque, Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Jacqui Brown stayed at Hotel La Barque in Beaumont-sur-Sarthe when she rode La Sarthe à vélo. Here's her critique.

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