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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A self-guided cycling holiday on La Velo Francette – a DIY itinerary

La Velo Francette is one of France's hottest cycle routes. Here's a DIY itinerary for the route.

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Bike route for cycling from Calais to Paris

Richard Peace has this bike route suggestion for cycling from Calais to Paris.

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In search of Van Gogh, Pissarro and other great masters

You don't have to cycle far out of Paris to escape the crowds. Mark Cramer heads off in search of Van Gogh, Pissarro and other great artists.

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Cycling on Île de Ré

Everything you need to know to enjoy a cycling holiday on Île de Ré, an island off the west coast of France.

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Things to do on Ile de Ré

Ile de Ré is a haven for cyclists. Here are some things to do while exploring the island by bike.

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Riding the Ardèchoise Cyclosportive

Adrian Brown rode the Ardèchoise Cyclosportive for us in 2016. His one-woman support team, his wife Jacqui, sent us this report from the road side.

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Bike facilities at Les Camélias in the Auvergne

An irregular series of photo blogs about cycling facilities at bike-friendly hotels, B&Bs and gites around France.

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Bike facilities at the Saint-Nazaire Holiday Inn Express

An irregular series of blogs about bike facilities at cycling hotels, B&Bs and gites in France. Here's the Holiday Inn Express at Saint-Nazaire.

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Bike rental along the Loire River

Reader Q&A: Catherine wrote in to ask about bike hire along the Loire River. Here's our email exchange.

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Day rides in the Hérault department of the Languedoc

Reader Q&A: Susie asked about dayrides around Capestang in the Hérault department of Languedoc-Roussillon. Here's what I suggested.

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