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.

Spring High Tide Dates For Mont-Saint-Michel

One of the most magical places in the world becomes even more so about 20 times a year when it’s surrounded by high tides. I have never been here to see this unique occurrence, but I have been told that it is truly a once in a lifetime experience. I get goosebumps just watching the

Under Construction

Nothing is ever easy, and that includes building and maintaining a website that is user-friendly with information that’s easy to access!  I’m learning this first-hand as I overhaul this six year old website. Unfortunately I don’t have a team of internet gurus helping me with this project, it’s just me and a very talented friend

Burgundy By Bike

I love cycling in Burgundy, and I can’t think of a better place to start my new series on routes to consider this year than Burgundy. Burgundy is a paradise for lovers of the outdoors, wine, wonderful food, history and most important, bicyclists!  Burgundy boasts over 1,000 kilometers of safe and signposted cycle and greenways.

5 French Regions To Consider Cycling In 2017

I love getting late Christmas gifts, so I hope you’ll enjoy my late Christmas gift to you: 5 posts on areas to to consider bicycling in 2017. Whether you’ve already started thinking about possible destinations or you’re looking to be inspired, I’m confident these posts will help you make the right selection! They’ll also contain helpful

Update on ViaRhona, EuroVelo 17 in France

Few new cycling itineraries have generated as much interest and anticipation as EuroVelo 17, especially the French section called ViaRhona. This new cycle route runs along/close to the Rhone River for 815 km in France from the shores of Lake Geneva to the beaches of the Mediterranean. The route crosses 3 regions and 12 departments,