Year: 2015

Cycling In Provence: A Great Planning Resource Gets Even Better!

One of my favorite bicycling resources for the Luberon region of Provence has gotten bigger and better!  The former Velo Loisir Luberon is now Velo Loisir Provence and there’s a new website to reflect the change.  This organization has advocated development of cycling circuits and services in the Luberon for more than 10 years.  It will now

Planning A Bicycling trip To France: 2015 Holidays To Keep In Mind

No one loves holidays more than the French!  Celebrating holidays often involves long weekends away, busy roads and full trains. So when you’re planning your bicycling trip to France this year, be sure you’re aware of the major French national holidays!  Otherwise you could find yourself for a long weekend with no place to stay

What’s The Difference Between EuroVelo, Veloroute and Voie Verte?

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 you choose an itinerary appropriate for your skill level, age of travelers, and interests.  You might already have an itinerary or two in

Bicycling In France: Trip Planning Advice

Planning a bicycling trip overseas can seem like a daunting task. But like any undertaking that seems complicated, if you break it down into pieces, it becomes more manageable.  With the 2015 bicycling trip planning season upon us, I wanted to share some insight that will hopefully make your planning a bit easier and help

Planning A Cycling Trip To France–Should You Go It Alone?

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