Veloscenic Cycle Route Update

Just in time for spring and summer cycling season, the popular Veloscenic itinerary from Paris to Mont Saint-Michel has some updates for those thinking about cycling the route. This itinerary crosses 4 French regions and 8 departments and is anchored by 2 of the best known attractions in the world:  Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris,

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

10 Reasons To Cycle In Alsace

After visiting Alsace for the first time several years ago, I wondered why it had taken me so long to discover this mecca for cyclists!  Since then, I’ve been back twice, but I’ve  barely experienced even a small part of the cycle paths in this region! Think I’m exaggerating?  Take a quick look at my

Spring High Tide Dates For Mont-Saint-Michel

One of the most magical places in the world becomes even more so about 20 times a year when it’s surrounded by high tides. I have never been here to see this unique occurrence, but I have been told that it is truly a once in a lifetime experience. I get goosebumps just watching the

Burgundy By Bike

I love cycling in Burgundy, and I can’t think of a better place to start my new series on routes to consider this year than Burgundy. Burgundy is a paradise for lovers of the outdoors, wine, wonderful food, history and most important, bicyclists!  Burgundy boasts over 1,000 kilometers of safe and signposted cycle and greenways.