All posts by Maggie LaCoste

I love the adventure and unpredictability of experiencing France by bike. Cycling in France is the ultimate slow travel adventure, an opportunity to see it through the back door in a way few tourists experience. One week on a bike in France and life takes on a different meaning! I created Experience France By Bike to inspire recreational cyclists to visit France the slow way....by bike, and to be the best source of information for planning the perfect bicycling adventure. I encourage readers to embrace the uncertainty of the road ahead and to take the path less traveled, exploring roads, towns and villages that you would never experience traveling by car.

Cycling EuroVelo 6 Across France: 10 Things I Loved Most

Three weeks cycling EuroVelo 6 across France flew by way too fast! Despite doubts I had before the trip regarding whether I was fit enough for a 3 week cycling adventure, this was one fantastic trip.  I’d never spent 3 weeks cycling before, so I began the trip not knowing if I’d be strong enough to

Sun-e-Bike Expands Provence Cycling Network

One of my favorite bicycling companies is expanding into two new areas of Provence and this is great news for those wishing to explore this beautiful region by bike!  In addition to its location in Bonnieux and St Remy de Provence, Sun-e-Bike has now also set up locations in the famous wine village of Chateauneuf

The Loire’s A Perfect Cycling Destination For Everyone!

Bicycling the Loire is one of my favorite cycling itineraries in Europe!  No matter how many times I go there, no matter what season or what area, I always feel totally at home in the Loire Valley. Imagine cycling along the paths where Joan of Arc and the kings of France traveled. To experience this

Veloscenic Cycle Route Update

Just in time for spring and summer cycling season, the popular Veloscenic itinerary from Paris to Mont Saint-Michel has some updates for those thinking about cycling the route. This itinerary crosses 4 French regions and 8 departments and is anchored by 2 of the best known attractions in the world:  Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris,

Cycling In Provence: A Week Just Won’t Be Enough!

Provence was the first region in France I visited as a tourist and it’s been a favorite of mine ever since.  Despite my love of Provence, it was only several years ago that I had the courage to tour the region by bike. Like many people, I equated cycling in Provence with the Tour de