Road Cycling Holidays in France
Few would argue that France is the ‘spiritual home of cycling’, and with the legendary Tour de France taking place here, it's no suprise roadies flock to take on an iconic mountain, or two...
Whether it's taking on the challenging climbs of the Alps or Pyrenees, pedalling your way through the Dordogne or joining us on our iconic St. Malo to Nice tour, we've a road holiday in France to suit you!
Found 16 holidays
A beautiful road cycling holiday in France, in one of the most popular and most visited regions - Provence. With its diverse landscape, ranging from snow-capped mountains, pancake flat lavender plains and a stunningly beautiful coastline it's not difficult to see why. All of this stunning scenery, combined with fantastic food,... .. Read More
One of our most popular road cycling holidays in France visits Corsica; known to the ancient Greeks as 'Kalliste' - the most beautiful - and referred to as 'The Beautiful Isle' by generations of travellers ever since, Corsica is one of the most diverse places in Europe. Our place to place tour around the north of this Medite... .. Read More
This superb tour has become our signature road cycling holiday and deservedly so with its miles of great classic riding; it really is a distinctly varied cycling adventure which showcases some of the the best of coastal cycling in France and Italy. Following arrival and an evening of fine Niçoise cuisine on the French Riv... .. Read More
This road cycling holiday in France includes some of the most famous and most notorious Tour de France climbs. Most road cyclists dream of riding these great icons of the sport but if you've never ridden in the mountains before, the prospect can be quite daunting. Riding in the mountains brings different challenges when compar... .. Read More
Our Trans Pyrenees Challenge has been one of our most popular road cycling tours ever since we started offering it well over a decade ago. We updated this trip in 2015 and in this new incarnation the tour is bigger and even better than it was before. In response to popular demand, our carefully researched route now takes in th... .. Read More
The Raid Alpine road cycling holiday in France begins in Thonon les Bains close to the Swiss border and ends 740km later in Antibes by the shores of the Mediterranean. This is a real challenge which takes in some of the highest mountain roads in Europe and is designed to appeal to experienced riders. The route takes us over ... .. Read More
This road cycling holiday in France epitomises the 'spiritual home of cycling'. The French love affair with the bike began in 1861 when Ernest Michaux and his son invented and manufactured the first pedal and crank; and soon the modern bicycle was born. Very rapidly, cycling caught on around the country, and indeed, the rest of ... .. Read More
In conjunction with our long established and very successful tour of Northern Corsica, The Beautiful Isle, we bring you another road cycling holiday in France which covers the magnificent southern region of Corsica. Keen to assert their own identities, Corsica is divided into 'Haute-Corse' (upper Corsica) and 'Corse-du-Sud' (sou... .. Read More
Skedaddle News, Views and Holiday Stories
Looking for a last-minute getaway on two-wheels this year? We don’t blame you! For your chance to disconnect from political fever and instead connect with smooth tarmac snaking through stunning landscapes, take a look at our top trips departing over the next few months: Best for: A cheeky weekend break in the UK Trips: Northumberland, Yorkshire ...
Last Updated: 07/07/2017
The most hotly anticipated event in the road cycling calendar is upon us, with plenty of peloton politics, team tactics and dramatic French landscapes to wow us once again. With the spotlight firmly on France, we wanted to share some of our top tours based in the spiritual home of cycling: 1. Trip: St Malo ...
Last Updated: 05/07/2017
Big rewards await those keen to ride the mountains… For those Roadies who are eager to set their sights high this year, here is our low-down on some of our favourite European Mountain Challenge holidays: Best for: A great introduction to the world of mountain climbing Recommended Trip: Classic Alpine Passes Intro, France You say: ‘Each ...
Last Updated: 07/03/2017
A few years ago, two of our wonderful guides, Hannah Reynolds and John Walsh, helped create a journey through France, with one goal in mind: to give roadies the best possible experience! Today this is now our epic 1000-mile cycling holiday from St Malo to Nice in France, a route incredibly popular with many Skedaddlers. If that wasn’t ...
Last Updated: 14/02/2017