Category: The ViaRhona Cycle Route

Cycling In Provence: A Week Just Won’t Be Enough!

Provence was the first region in France I visited as a tourist and it’s been a favorite of mine ever since.  Despite my love of Provence, it was only several years ago that I had the courage to tour the region by bike. Like many people, I equated cycling in Provence with the Tour de

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,

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Progress Slow Along ViaRhona

Building new bicycle paths can be slow and expensive, especially when they stretch over an entire French Region.  Such is the case with the highly anticipated ViaRhona route.  I first reported on this route two years ago when it was called the Geneva to the Sea Route.  Much progress has been made since then, but