Category: Cycling In Aquitaine

A Cycling Trip to France Takes Shape

If there’s one common theme running through my upcoming bicycling trip, it would be three of my favorite things: wine, food and market days!  In the wine department, I’ll begin my trip in the vineyards of the Medoc on the Atlantic Coast, follow them to Saint Emilion, then along the Canal du Midi in the

Cycling St. Emilion, the Canal du Midi and Provence

After several months of not being able to decide where to bike this summer (yes, I have the same decision-making problems as you), I finally made a decision.  Sort of.  I’ve decided to divide my time exploring three different areas and I couldn’t be more excited! It took a bit of time to work out

Resources To Help Plan Your Bike Trip to France

Cyclotourism is getting to be big business in Europe, worth somewhere around 45+ billion Euros per year to the European economy.  This is great for you and me because countries like France, (and Germany, Austria and Switzerland) want our business.  Their improving their marketing efforts and they are rapidly stepping up efforts to provide better

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Experience France by Bike’s 2012 Top Places to Stay, Part I

By Maggie LaCoste A great place to stay can provide a perfect ending to a hard day of bicycling.  Likewise, a mediocre lodging choice can ruin even the most perfect day of bicycle touring.  That’s why I spend so much time researching places to stay when planning my bicycling itineraries. To me, the perfect place

Best Itinerary for Bicycling in France in 2013?

The only thing that is better to me than being in France is planning a trip to France. That’s why October is one of my favorite months, as it’s when I start researching where I will bike in the upcoming year.  Unlike last year when I knew that I wanted to explore the Atlantic Coast