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Cycling Holidays in France

Enjoy the challenge of breaking high mountain passes, or the quiet lanes along the coast with a cycling holiday in France.

As you pedal through the stunning scenery of rural France there will be plenty of opportunity to relax and enjoy the famous cuisine and explore more of the rich heritage and culture that makes this country such an amazing place for a cycling holiday.

Small Group or Self-Guided Cycling Holidays in France

Do you like to ride with a group of like minded cyclists or are you more into taking in the beautiful scenery of France at your own pace? Which ever way you choose to travel, all our cycling holidays in France offer the same support. 

From the start, our inhouse team of experienced cyclists will offer help and advice on everything from kit and details of the route, to how to best prepare for your cycling holiday in France. On the actual trip we will take care of luggage transfers and guide you through the trip, either with an experienced leader or a detailed map/guide book and at all stages we are just a phone call away.

Small Group Cycling in France

Join a small group of other like minded cyclists as you take on classic Tour du France style rides through the stunning French mountains.

Our ever popular Geneva to Med ride takes you through one of Europe's most famous road cycling routes; Route des Grandes Alpes. Enjoy classic Alpine climbs and long fast descents. Completed with full vehicle support.

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Self-Guided Cycling in France

Explore the beautiful French countryside at your own cycling pace. Visit chateaus, explore quaint villages and take in a vineyard or two.

Ideal for solo travellers, couples, families and small groups of friends alike, our self-guided cycling holidays in France take away the stress of organising accommodation, arrange luggage transfers and bike hire and offer the security of our help and support 24/7.

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4 must-visit places on your cycling holiday in France

Follow in the tracks of cycling legends who have conquered iconic routes featured in the prestigious Tour de France in these 4 unmissable locations.


The region's network of cycling paths and routes takes you through charming villages, past apple orchards, and along the stunning Alabaster Coast. Explore the historic D-Day landing beaches, visit medieval towns like Bayeux, and savor Normandy's renowned cuisine, including Camembert cheese and cider.

Loire Valley


You'll pedal along scenic routes that meander through charming vineyards, historic châteaux, and picturesque riverside villages. The Loire Valley's flat terrain makes it accessible for cyclists of all levels, and its well-marked cycling paths ensure a stress-free journey. Along the way, you can savor regional wines, indulge in delicious cuisine, and soak up the valley's rich cultural heritage.


Pedal through rolling vineyards, picturesque villages, and along scenic canals as you explore this charming countryside. Enjoy wine tastings at renowned wineries, savor traditional Burgundian cuisine, and take in the tranquil ambiance of this idyllic cycling destination.

Col de l'Iseran

As the highest paved mountain pass in the French Alps and a key stage on the Tour de France, it offers a challenging ascent with breathtaking rewards. Pedalling through a dramatic alpine landscape, you'll conquer hairpin bends and steep gradients, ultimately reaching an elevation of 2770 metres (9,088 feet) at the summit. The sweeping vistas of snow-capped peaks, pristine glacial lakes, and the sense of accomplishment make the Col de l'Iseran a must-ride for those seeking an unforgettable cycling adventure in the heart of the Alps.







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