Understanding EuroVelo, Veloroute and Greenway Bicycle Route Classifications

Planning a bike trip, especially your first, can be a time consuming and challenging task. The time and effort you spend evaluating routes is well worth it, as it will help insure that you choose an itinerary appropriate for your skill level, age of travelers, and interests.  You might already have an itinerary or two […]

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Are You Ready For An Independent Bicycling Trip To France?

You’re thinking about planning an independent bike trip to France, but you’re a bit nervous about whether or not you have what it takes to go it alone.  How do you know if you are ready?  I’m asked this question hundreds of times a year.  In a way, it’s a loaded question, one that can’t […]

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Cycling The Petit Tour De Manche: What I Liked And Didn’t Like

If you’re looking for a cycling route to explore Northern France and southern England, then the Petit Tour de Manche itinerary should be at the top of your list!  In its entirety, this route includes 400km of marked cycling from Dorset England to the famous Brittany town of Saint Malo.  From Saint Malo, the itinerary […]

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Best Resources For Planning A Bicycle Trip To The D-Day Beaches

Planning a bicycling trip to Normandy’s D-Day Beaches can be overwhelming. First of all, there’s an incredible amount to see and do around the D-Day Beaches:  there are five landing beaches and over 50 major historical sites, museums and attractions.  Then there’s the distance between the landing beaches, which isn’t much by car, but can […]

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