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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 [...]

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Getting to Reims in Champagne

  Located in northeastern France, Reims is the capital of the Champagne-Ardenne region, and the starting point for our Essential Champagne tour. In this article, we will describe the different [...]

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Getting to Portugal: Lisbon and Porto

Portugal is a rapidly-growing hot spot for cycling trips. With its pleasant subtropical climate, rich and diverse culture, bustling cities, and breathtaking natural scenery both inland and coastal, [...]



Getting to Northeastern Italy: the Dolomites and Veneto

Northeastern Italy is a wonderland of show-stopping architecture and diverse landscapes. The lowlands of the Veneto offer a stark contrast to the peaks of the Dolomites, and yet, these features are [...]



Getting to Apulia

Located in southern Italy (also known as the heel of the boot), Apulia (Puglia in Italian) is a great destination for cyclists. Cycling in Apulia offers virtually traffic-free country roads over [...]



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 [...]



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 [...]



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 [...]

Loire Valley


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 [...]



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 [...]



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 [...]

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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 [...]



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 [...]



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 [...]