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!
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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, combined with fantastic food, over 300 days ... .. 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 is home to 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 co... .. 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 back 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 take... .. 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' (so... .. Read More
Standing at a staggering 1900 metres, Mont Ventoux is one of the Tour de France‘s most iconic climbing stages and its legendary route provides of the most impressive riding achievements known to keen cyclists. We take a closer look at the ‘Beast of Provence’… Although considered part of the Alps, Ventoux noticeably stands alone from any other ...
Last Updated: 13/07/2016
Immerse yourself in iconic landscapes… T-minus 1 day and counting! Tour fever has descended and we’re chomping at the bit to get out and conquer the extraordinary French landscapes for ourselves. Want to join us this summer? Here’s our round up of top French trips featuring highlights of the 2017 Tour de Franceroute: 1. Trip: Pyrenees Fitness ...
Last Updated: 05/07/2016
Taking the title of largest country in the EU, France has plenty of space to enjoy a two-wheeled adventure! Alongside getting your fill of all those croissants (we’ll take a pain au chocolat, s’il vous plait!), here are our top 5 reasons to visit France, a country where you can…. 1. Cycle Europe’s answer to ...
Last Updated: 16/06/2016
Those wise ancient Greeks were definitely on to something when they first encountered the Mediterranean island of Corsica and named it ‘kalliste’, known as ‘the most beautiful of them all’. Today Corsica still remains relatively untouched by the modern world and its beauty continues to captivate and enthral… Dramatic rocky features and azure oceans are just ...
Last Updated: 04/04/2016
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