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18-03-2019

Getting to Mont-Saint-Michel

No trip to Normandy is complete without a visit to the historic island abbey of Mont Saint-Michel! One of the greatest architectural achievements in all of Europe, the ancient structure is a UNESCO [...]

Events

27-02-2019

Things to do in Annecy

The striking color of the lake, the smell of fresh food from the vibrant street markets, the feeling of strolling around a historical castle with the mountains all around you, Annecy is a town that [...]

Cycling tips

19-02-2019

Is A Self-Guided Cycling Tour Right For You?

  Take our quiz to help you judge if a self-guided cycling tour is right for you. It covers possible situations and characteristics that you may encounter on a self-guided cycling tour, and can [...]

Events

19-02-2019

A Great French Tradition: The “Galette Des Rois” Explained

For most of us, after New Year’s Eve it’s back to business as usual. We start following through on our resolutions, avoid opening our credit card bills after the holiday season’s excesses, and [...]

Travel tips

19-02-2019

Taking European Wine Home

You do not have to be a wine connoisseur to appreciate European wine. Whether you are visiting wine estates on your trip or not, we highly recommend you make the most of your opportunity to taste [...]

Travel tips

19-02-2019

Organize A Trip To Alpe D’Huez

Based in the French Alps ourselves, we at Cyclomundo are the experts on cycling in the French Alps, and we of course encourage you to consider using one of our tours, like Geneva to Alpe d’Huez, [...]

Events

19-02-2019

Things to do in Aix-Les-Bains

A breathtaking part of our Three Lake Tour, Aix-les-Bains is a town nested on France’s largest natural lake. Well known for its spa treatments, beautiful Lake Bourget views, and adventurous [...]

Corsica

14-02-2019

Corsica Regional Information

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

Provence

04-02-2019

Provence Regional Information

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

Pyrenees

04-02-2019

Pyrenees Regional Information

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

Normandy

01-02-2019

Normandy Regional Information

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

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Travel tips

15-04-2016

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 [...]

Cycling tips

15-04-2016

Renting a bike in Europe

As cycling has become enormously popular in France, bike rental availability has really grown. Renting a bike is now far easier than ever before, but there are also quite a few things to consider [...]

Provence

13-04-2016

Getting To Avignon

With almost all of our Provence tours starting or ending in Avignon, this ancient city is a great place to start a tour once you figure out how you will get there. In the following article, we will [...]