Tag: Voie Verte

What’s The Difference Between EuroVelo, Veloroute and Voie Verte?

Planning a bike trip, especially your first, can be a time consuming and challenging task. The time and effort you spend evaluating routes is well worth it, as it will help insure you choose an itinerary appropriate for your skill level, age of travelers, and interests.  You might already have an itinerary or two in

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Understanding the Difference Between Eurovelo, Veloroute and Voie Verte

By Maggie LaCoste This is one of my favorite times of the year:  planning my bicycling trips for the upcoming spring/summer!  As I compile my preliminary list of routes I’d like to explore, I’m always amazed at the growth in improved, signposted routes, both in Europe in general and France in particular.  Sometimes reading about

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EuroVelo, Veloroute and Voie Verte

By Maggie LaCoste EuroVelo, veloroute and voie verte–what they are, and what is the difference between them?  This is the number one question I get e-mails on, so I thought I would update and republish a post a wrote in 2011 describing each and what they offer recreational cyclists in France. EuroVelo is a project

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Eurovelo Network Just Keeps on Growing!

By Maggie LaCoste It’s funny.  My Mom often asks me why I need to travel all the way to Europe to ride a bike.  While I don’t know if I’ve ever successfully explained the reasons to my Mom, it was really one of the reasons I started Experience France by Bike. Bicycling on this new

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Bicycling in France is for Everyone!

I was talking with a friend of mine the other day about my bike adventures in France.  He told me that he would love to take a weekend bike trip during an upcoming trip to Paris, but that he feared he wasn’t fit enough to bike overseas.  I guess this was a perfect conversation to