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My Summer Cycling Adventure In France: 10 Favorite Memories

What a difference a few weeks can make in your perspective! The week before my summer cycling trip to France, I worried whether a month of bicycling would be too much….if I had planned too arduous of an itinerary for my husband and myself. Less than a week after my return, I am still in

The Veloscenic’s A Great Cycling Choice!

If you’re still looking for ideas on where to cycle this year, the Veloscenic is a great option to consider! Stretching 465 km from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel, the Veloscenic spans 4 French regions and 8 departments and includes 5 UNESCO World Heritage sites.  Whether you’re interested in a weekend cycling excursion from Paris to Versailles

New Hotel At Chambord Opens March 16

One of my favorite splurges in the Loire Valley was staying at the Hotel Grand St. Michel Hotel next to the magnificent Chateau of Chambord. The experience was magical. Unfortunately the hotel has been closed for the last 2 years, undergoing what I thought were major renovations to the existing hotel.  But in fact, it

My Favorite Places To Stay Cycling In France In 2017

My 2017 cycling trip from Nantes to Mulhouse on EuroVelo 6 with side trips to the Cote du Beaune and Strasbourg was my favorite trip ever!  Spectacular scenery, 3 weeks of fantastic weather, wonderful new friends, great food, markets and wine all helped make this trip special. But it was unique places I stayed that

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