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Getting To Geneva, The French Alps, & Lyon

The airport in Geneva, Switzerland is the most convenient to the French Alps (followed closely by Lyon, France). Since Geneva is the closest major city to our office, we’re very familiar with [...]



Getting to Italy's Piedmont

Piedmont is the second-largest region of Italy, snugly located in the northwest corner near the French and Swiss Alps. The region’s capital, Turin (Torino in Italian), is also its biggest gateway [...]

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Organizing Your Own Trip To Mont Ventoux

Philosopher and bicycle racing fanatic Roland Barthes once said, “Physically, the Ventoux is dreadful. Bald, it’s the spirit of Dry: Its climate – it is much more an essence of climate [...]



The Lavender of Provence

If you have ever thought of getting away and taking a relaxing cycling holiday, there could be nothing more fitting then traveling at a Provençal pace, looking out over a tranquil sea of purple, and [...]



A Cyclomundo Favorite: “Cycling Through Lavender”

It’s that time of year when the vibrant purple hues of French lavender overtake your field of vision and the air is filled with their intoxicating fragrance. There’s a lot to take in when [...]



Getting to Corsica

With beautiful beaches and majestic mountains, Corsica is the perfect setting for a bike tour. All you have to do is get there! In the following article, we will cover the different options you [...]

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Travel Tips: International Cell Phones

Should you stay connected while traveling abroad? If so how? Whether or not you want to stay connected while you are traveling is a very personal question. It depends on your level of responsibility [...]

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Most Romantic Destinations

After studying up on the traditions of Valentine’s Day from around the world, we have come to the conclusion that there are certain prevailing themes everywhere. Though the types, meanings, and [...]



Christmas Markets In France

France is a fabulous place to visit all year round – after all, it is the world’s most popular vacation destination. But every December, it becomes a downright winter wonderland! From the famous [...]

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Understanding Self-Guided Bicycle Tours

Self-guided tours are independent expeditions, ranging from a day’s journey to a whole week’s travel, created with planned itineraries and accommodations. It is a new form of traveling where you [...]