Tag: bicycling in France

Cycling in France: Choosing Where To Stay

Nothing can ruin a great day of cycling more than being disappointed in your lodging choice for the night.  Likewise, a charming, cozy B&B can make memories of even the most trying day on a bike disappear. When I plan a bicycling vacation, there is no single element more important than my choices of where

Experience Paris to Mont Saint Michel By Bike On The Veloscenic

Whoever thought of creating a bicycling itinerary sandwiched between Paris and Mont Saint Michel was a genius!  The Veloscenic is one of the newest cycle routes in France, offering spectacular sightseeing across 4 regions including the Ile-de-France, Centre-Val de Loire, Pays de la Loire and Lower Normandy as well as 8 departments.  Touring cyclists will

EuroVelo 15, The Rhine Cycle Route Nears Completion

While the French cycle route ViaRhona struggles for support to complete many provisional sections south of Lyon, the Rhine Cycle Route is leaping forward, on target for completion this year.  If you are looking for a route to cycle this year, you definitely need to add this one to your list!  It’s amazing that this

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Navigating Train Stations In France With A Bicycle+Panniers

Nothing can ruin a day for a bicyclist more than having to maneuver stairs at a rail station! Sometimes, no matter how well you plan a trip, you need to take a train to connect to another cycling itinerary, to avoid a bad part of a route or oftentimes to return a rental bike. Regardless

Exploring Provence By Sun-e-Bike

I’ll never forget the first time I mentioned the idea of renting an electric bike for a couple of days in Provence to my husband.  Interesting he responded, certainly something that might be good for me to write about, but definitely not something he envisioned doing himself.  After all, he was a guy who did