Category: The ViaRhona

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