Cycling in France
La Belle France is Paradise for the touring cyclist.
This page consists of links to other pages and sites
that may be of use to cyclists contemplating a trip to France.
Sheldon Brown's French-related Material
See also my personal
France page for more links and photos.
In 1989, with my daughter and
son (for his 6th birthday) , we made an overnight tour to Chartres on two kid-back tandems.
General Information on Touring in France (and elsewhere.)
Cycling in France, 1908
Excerpts from Thos. Cook's 1908 guide book relating to cycle-touring.
George Farnsworth has a substantial site on transporting bicycles on trains, planes, etc.
Travel with Bicycles Air/Rail/Other (page now archived)
I. How to Bicycle In and Out of Paris
II. Twelve Best Road Bicycle Itineraries in Europe
III. Cycle Touring in Europe: Why, when, where, and how to bike there
Commercial Tour Operators:
Breton Bikes Cycling Holidays
A commercial company providing organized cycle tours in France, specializing in Brittany and Normandy. This site has good general touring info, as well as commercial material.
A commercial company providing organized cycle tours in France, specializing in tandems.
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Last Updated: by Harriet Fell