Category: Cycling In Aquitaine

Best Cycle Paths Near Bordeaux

If you’re planning a trip to Bordeaux, consider adding a weekend of cycling to your itinerary.  You won’t be sorry!  Bordeaux is an extremely bike-friendly city, which is quite understandable since it’s the gateway to the unbelievable Atlantic Veloroute, La Velodyssee! There are many itineraries you can ride right from Bordeaux or others you can

Best Resources for Cycling the Atlantic Coast of France

Hopefully I’ve piqued your interest in considering the Atlantic Coast of France for a future bicycling adventure–for a day, a weekend, a week, or even longer.  If so, you’ll want quick and easy access to the best resources to help with your trip research and planning.  One of the hardest decisions you’ll have in planning

Top Reasons to Cycle the Atlantic Coast of France

The Cote d’ Argent or Atlantic Coast of France is the ultimate playground for the recreational cyclist.  Many consider the Atlantic Coast as France’s number one bicycling destination, especially during the summer months.  Whether you are interested in a long-distance journey or a day or weekend trip, whether you are biking alone, with a friend,

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Discovering Wine, Macarons and Friendship in St. Emilion

By Maggie LaCoste Arriving into St. Emilion by bike is an experience to savor:  lush rolling hills, vineyards as far as the eye can see, medieval houses and ramparts, cobblestone streets, picture-perfect piazzas.  A photo couldn’t quite capture the amazing beauty of the landscape, so I just stopped along the way to enjoy the experience.

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Market Day in Sarlat

By Maggie LaCoste Market day in Sarlat is like the 4th of July for the senses:  brilliant colors, the sounds of local school bands, the intoxicating smell of fruit, lavender and herbs, samples of cheese, foie gras and walnut cake that beg to be taken home. With new adventures around every corner and alley way,