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    Northern and Central France Bike Tours

    Northern and Central France bike tours present a wealth of opportunity when it comes to experiencing the culture and natural beauty that France has to offer. Planning a bike trip in Northern and Central France can take you through the sprawling vineyards in Burgundy and Champagne, or cycling along the vast banks of the River Rhône. With so much to do, it’s no wonder that bike tours in Northern and Central France are such popular active holidays.

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      Open details for Beaune Short Getaway

      Northern and Central France

      Beaune Short Getaway

      Spend a long weekend in the wine region dedicated to your sense of well-being and peace of mind. You are sure to be in the perfect place to stay and be charmed by the authenticity of the Burgundy vineyards. From Beaune, Wine Capital, you will head off to explore the 2 renowned wine production areas: Cote de Beaune and Cote de Nuits. Following the vineyard Grand Crus route you will discover charming wine making villages: Pommard, Meursault, Vougeot, Gevrey Chambertin… We will show you some of the wine secrets and the delightful moments it creates.

      Cultural Sightseeing
      Self-Guided
      Mar-Oct
      4 days from $525USDDetails
      Open details for Cycle the Champagne Region from Epernay

      Northern and Central France

      Cycle the Champagne Region from Epernay

      Some long weekends can feel like holidays, especially when they are well organized, and every hour is packed with opportunities to soak up the history and culture all around you.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Mar-Oct
      4 days from $525USDDetails
      Open details for Alsace Wine Route by Bike

      Northern and Central France

      Alsace Wine Route by Bike

      Discover beautiful cycling routes as you indulge your senses on the 5-Day Alsace Wine Route by Bike tour! This self-guided cycling tour allows you to experience the magic of Alsace at your own pace.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      5 days from $550USDDetails
      Open details for Chablis Short Break

      Northern and Central France

      Chablis Short Break

      This short escapade will make you discover the vineyards of Chablis, great abbeys, elegant châteaux, medieval villages and fortified towns. The wines of Chablis and the Auxerrois will have no secrets for you.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Mar-Oct
      4 days from $575USDDetails
      Open details for Loire Valley by Bike: Saumur to the Atlantic Coast

      Northern and Central France

      Loire Valley by Bike: Saumur to the Atlantic Coast

      Ride through the Loire Valley towards the wild Atlantic Coast on the 6-day self-guided Loire Valley by Bike: Saumur to the Atlantic Coast tour.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      6 days from $625USDDetails
      Open details for Loire Valley: The Land of Castles Cycling Tour

      Northern and Central France

      Loire Valley: The Land of Castles Cycling Tour

      France’s Loire Valley is yours to discover on the 6-day self-guided Loire Valley: The Land of Castles Cycling tour.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      6 days from $625USDDetails
      Open details for Loire Valley by Bike: Orléans to Saumur

      Northern and Central France

      Loire Valley by Bike: Orléans to Saumur

      Embark on the second section of the 800km long Loire a Vélo (Loire Valley Cycling Route) on this 6-day self-guided cycling tour. The Loire a Vélo (Loire Valley Cycling Route) is an epic cycling route that begins in Cuffy and ends at Saint-Brevin-Les-Pins in Western France. The Loire a Vélo makes up the western section of the EV6 (Rivers Route), a trans-European cycling route that spans from France to Romania. This cycling tour will have you completing the 2nd stage of the Loire a Vélo as you ride from Orléans to Saumur.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      6 days from $650USDDetails
      Open details for Loire Valley: Fontevraud Cycling Tour

      Northern and Central France

      Loire Valley: Fontevraud Cycling Tour

      The Loire Valley: Fontevraud Cycling Tour invites you to discover the mesmerizing landscapes that form the Loire Valley, with the small town of Fontevraud L’Abbaye as your base. This 6-day self-guided cycling holiday is the perfect way to experience France’s Loire Valley on two wheels and at your own pace.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      6 days from $650USDDetails
      Open details for Emerald Coast of Brittany Cycling Tour

      Northern and Central France

      Emerald Coast of Brittany Cycling Tour

      Pedal the Emerald Coast of Northern France on this mesmerizing self-guided cycling tour that invites you to explore the glamorous region of Brittany.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Nov
      8 days from $675USDDetails
      Open details for Champagne by Bike

      Northern and Central France

      Champagne by Bike

      You will experience a region, proud of its glorious past, offering many attractions and firmly turned to the future. The main city, Reims, where your tour begins, will offer you a UNESCO World Heritage sites, such as the Reims cathedral.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Mar-Oct
      5 days from $825USDDetails
      Open details for Canal de Garonne by Bike: Bordeaux to Toulouse

      Southern France

      Canal de Garonne by Bike: Bordeaux to Toulouse

      The Canal de Garonne is an idyllic setting for an approachable and memorable cycling holiday in France. The 7-day Canal de Garonne by Bike: Bordeaux to Toulouse tour beckons you on an unforgettable ride from the wine capital, Bordeaux, to the beautiful “pink city” of Toulouse.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      7 days from $850USDDetails
      Open details for Rhône River by Bike: Lyon to Orange

      Northern and Central France

      Rhône River by Bike: Lyon to Orange

      Take on an exciting section of France’s Via Rhôna cycling route on this 8-day self-guided cycling tour from Lyon to Orange.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      8 days from $925USDDetails
      Open details for South Burgandy’s Voies Vertes Cycling Tour

      Northern and Central France

      South Burgandy’s Voies Vertes Cycling Tour

      The South Burgandy’s Voies Vertes Cycling Tour will allow you to explore Southern Burgundy on one of Europe’s most beautiful walking and cycling paths, the ‘Voies Vertes.’ This journey winds through the scenic landscapes of Côte Chalonnaise, unveiling old railways, charming villages, and historic castles. Traverse vineyards to reach the Cistercian Abbey of Cluny and Mâcon. Follow the ‘Voie Bleue’ along the Saône River valley, passing through Tournus and its romanesque abbey.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      6 days from $925USDDetails
      Open details for Rhône River by Bike: Geneva to Lyon

      French Alps

      Rhône River by Bike: Geneva to Lyon

      Experience the legendary Via Rhôna cycling route on the 7-day self-guided Rhône River by Bike: Geneva to Lyon tour. This mesmerizing cycling holiday, which takes you from the magnetic streets of Geneva to Leon’s picturesque lanes, is the perfect way to experience the beauty of the Alps and the charm of the French countryside as you explore the upper Rhône Valley. The well-known Via Rhôna cycling route has seen cyclists riding from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean since 1995. The 815km route comprises a portion of the famous EuroVelo cycling route, and this tour invites you to experience a section of it.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Apr-Oct
      7 days from $975USDDetails
      Open details for Beaujolais by Bike

      Northern and Central France

      Beaujolais by Bike

      Beaujolais is one of the most well-known wines in the world but there are a lot of surprises hidden away in the picturesque vineyards.

      Standard Biking
      Self-Guided
      Mar-Oct
      5 days from $1,050USDDetails

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      Northern and Central France General Information

      Where to go cycling in Northern and Central France

      There are plenty of options to go cycling in Northern and Central France, from the iconic Via Rhôna, to exploring vineyards in Alsace and Burgundy, or navigating the Emerald Coast of Brittany. Bike tours in Northern and Central France are easily accessible, making them ideal for all travellers.

      What makes cycling in Northern and Central France special?

      Cycling in Northern and Central France is a special experience due to the diverse landscapes on offer. This large part of France has countless local cultures on display, and the stunning vineyards, winding rivers, and charming villages of Northern and Central France make it ideal for bike tours.

      When to go cycling in Northern and Central France

      Cycling in Northern and Central France can be done at any time of year, as long as you have a tolerance for weather and other cyclists! Summer (late-June to early-September) provides optimal cycling conditions, as temperatures will be warm; however, there will be plenty of tourists about.

      Top 5 Bike Tours in Northern and Central France

      1. Via Rhôna
      2. Cycling in the Loire Valley
      3. Alsace Wine Route
      4. South Burgundy Wine Route
      5. Emerald Coast of Brittany

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