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Loire Valley

01-02-2019

Loire Valley Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to the Loire Valley. Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to the Loire Valley, [...]

Languedoc

01-02-2019

Languedoc Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to Languedoc. Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to Languedoc, things to see and [...]

Dordogne/Perigord/Lot

31-01-2019

Dordogne Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to Dordogne. Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to Dordogne, things to see and [...]

Dolomites

31-01-2019

Dolomites Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to the Dolomites. Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to the Dolomites, things to [...]

Catalonia

31-01-2019

Catalonia Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to Catalonia. Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to Catalonia, things to see and [...]

Burgundy/Beaujolais

31-01-2019

Burgundy Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to Burgundy. Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to Burgundy, things to see and [...]

Andalusia

30-01-2019

Andalusia Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to Andalusia. Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to Andalusia, things to see and [...]

Bordeaux Vineyard Area

30-01-2019

Bordeaux Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to the Bordeaux vineyard area. Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to Bordeaux, [...]

Brittany

29-01-2019

Brittany Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to Brittany. Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to Brittany, things to see and [...]

Alsace

28-01-2019

Alsace Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to Alsace.  Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to Alsace, things to see and do, [...]

French Alps

25-01-2019

French Alps Regional Information

In this article, we cover the “basics” you need to know before traveling/cycling to Switzerland and the French Alps.  Among other topics, you’ll learn about the various ways to travel to [...]

Our Bikes

15-01-2019

E-bikes

E-bikes are bikes that can be powered by electricity as well as propelled by pedals. Each of these bikes comes with a battery to assist your journey. Helmets are available upon request in all [...]

Our Bikes

15-01-2019

Road bikes

Road bikes are bikes that are built for endurance and speed on paved roads.    IMPORTANT: Please note that the bikes we have available in these regions are as listed below or similar models. [...]

Our Bikes

07-01-2019

Our Bikes

On our cycling tours, we can provide rental bikes of excellent quality. Depending on the terrain of the specific tour, you can expect to choose from up to 3 kinds of bicycles (hybrid, road, or [...]

Our Bikes

07-01-2019

Hybrid bikes

A hybrid bike is a mix of a road bike and a mountain bike. The result is a bicycle that's suitable for general-purpose riding over various types of terrain. Helmets are available upon request [...]

Cycling tips

04-11-2018

Managing The Heat Of Summer Cycling

Hot spells have become increasingly frequent in Europe over the past several years, and there’s no sign of that changing anytime soon. These summer heat waves usually reach their peak in July and [...]

France

09-05-2018

Bikeways And Cycle Routes In France

On our cycling tours, we try to make the most of traffic-free routes so that riders can enjoy to the fullest the scenery and landscapes around them. In France, this is greatly helped by a number of [...]

France

27-02-2018

La Belle France: Pick The Perfect Region For Your Cycling Tour

If you’ve decided that cycling around the French countryside is the ideal getaway for you, you’ve come to the right place! With our comprehensive selection of bicycle tours, you’re sure to find [...]

Cycling tips

26-07-2016

Choosing A Family Friendly Bike Tour

So you’ve been dreaming of the perfect cycling tour for you and your family? As you may know, cycling tours are a great way for families to bond and explore new countries or regions. With the [...]

Normandy

01-07-2016

Getting to Normandy

The region of Normandy is rich with history, from the Bayeux Tapestry to the fields of Honfleur that gave birth to the Impressionist movement. A trip to Normandy is sure to be the topic of [...]

Girona

23-04-2016

Getting to Catalonia

Part of the charm and uniqueness of our cycling tours is that they take you away from many of the typical tourist cities and sights. You get to experience all the beauty of your destination but with [...]

Andalusia

21-04-2016

Getting To Andalusia

Andalusia, the southern-most region of Spain, is rich with history and a beautiful coastal landscape. The region is very geographically diverse; it is home to the Guadalquivir River valley, volcanic [...]

Loire Valley

21-04-2016

Getting To The Loire Valley

Because the Loire Valley region holds all the natural beauty of the French countryside while still being close to Paris, it has long been a favorite vacation spot for nobles and royalty. In the [...]

Pyrenees

21-04-2016

Getting To The French Pyrenees

  Our tour on the French side of the Pyrenees starts and ends from the seaside resort of Biarritz. We also sometimes offer tours from the mountainous Tour-de-France mainstay Pau! To get to [...]

Cycling tips

20-04-2016

Biking Tours With Families

Cycling tours are a great way for families to explore a new region or country. From your bicycle seat, you’ll get to know a place–with its own history, culture, sights, and smells – in a way [...]

Dordogne/Perigord/Lot

18-04-2016

Getting to Dordogne

Our Dordogne tours start in Souillac and Sarlat, these historic towns are great places to start a tour once you figure out how you will get there. In the following article, we will cover the [...]

Cycling tips

17-04-2016

Cycling Tips: Traveling With Your Bike

Anyone who has taken their bike on a cycling holiday understands the many complexities and hassles that you can encounter along the way. This is not to say that renting a bicycle once you arrive is [...]

Travel tips

15-04-2016

Travel Tips: Suggested Cycling Tour Packing List

We understand the challenges you face when packing for your cycling holiday. Trying to predict the elements and figure out what activities you will be partaking in make packing for vacation hard [...]

French Alps

15-04-2016

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 [...]

Piedmont

15-04-2016

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 [...]