Experiencing France By Bike

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things” Herman Miller Do you want to be an adventurer or a tourist? Do you dream of taking a vacation that enables you to see France in a way few tourists do? Do you want your vacation experience to be filled with new

Status Of EuroVelo 3 In France

When the French segment of EuroVelo 3 called La Scandiberique is officially opened in the next year or two, it will be the longest cycling route in France.  As if it’s not already challenging enough to choose a cycling itinerary in France, La Scandiberque will add another 1600km of signposted cycle paths, running from the Belgian

Captain Train Becomes Trainline In September

One of my favorite French trip planning resources is undergoing a major change. Beginning September, Captain Train will be known as Trainline.  Only time will tell whether this change is a positive one for consumers. In March, Captain Train was purchased by the British rail booking company Trainline.  Since this time, there’s been no change

New Resource For Cycling The Loire

As if the Loire isn’t already one of the most perfect itineraries to cycle already, there’s a new service that can enhance your understand of this incredible river. There’s a new bike ferry service that crosses the Loire near Blois.  This service provides cyclists the unique experience crossing the Loire on a gabarre-type boat, typical

Cycling Around Mont Ventoux Is Not Just For Experts!

Today is Bastille Day, a perfect day to watch one of the most exciting stages of this year’s Tour de France!  From a start in Montpelier, the Peloton travels to Vaucluse, the heart of Provence, home to Mont Ventoux, the Beast of Provence and dream destination of many serious cyclists. While this region is widely