Category: Cycling In Aquitaine

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Cycling La Velodyssee: Likes, Dislikes and What I Would Do Differently

By Maggie LaCoste Looking back at my recent bicycling trip along the Atlantic Coast of France, the first word that comes to mind is adventure. ┬áThis is funny because that really wasn’t what I had in mind as I embarked on this trip! ┬áThis was my first trip to explore “La Velodyssee”, the French portion

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Cycling France’s Atlantic Coast: The Coastal Path From Bayonne

By Maggie LaCoste If you love history, Bayonne is definitely a town that you will want to explore. Situated on the Nive and Adour Rivers, Bayonne has thrived both as a military stronghold and a bustling port, and both have contributed to the town’s history. The town is very unique and charming, dominated by its

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Cycling Charming Cap Ferret

By Maggie LaCoste It isn’t sunny, but it’s not raining, so I think it will be a perfect day in Cap Ferret! This day is for exploring the backroads of this quaint, charming and not-so-traveled part of the French Atlantic Coast. Like Marennes, this is oyster country and the best tasting oysters are always only

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Cycling the Atlantic Coast: Hourtin to Cap Ferret

By Maggie LaCoste I woke up this morning feeling like I got hit by a bus. The cold and challenging conditions of yesterday’s ride had taken a toll on my body. Today would be another challenging day so I needed to find some power. Leave it to my husband, who was having a lot of

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Cycling France’s Coast: Royan to Hourtin, 100% Rain Predicted

By Maggie LaCoste The weather has been front page news for the last three days. Two storm fronts, approaching. We are told there will be no chance to escape the more than 2 inches of rain that is predicted. But for the time being, it is just gray and dismal. We leave Vaux sur Mer,