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France Cycling Holidays

A cycling holiday in France not only offers up some stunning scenery, but it is also a fantastically welcoming place for cyclists of any ability. As the home of the Tour de France, you can expect great respect from motorists and comradery from local cyclists themselves. Whether it's rolling fields of lavender, Alpine peaks or undulating rivers and wonderfully diverse landscapes that have inspired some of the most talented artists in history.

From the vineyards of the famous Alsace wine road to the colourful lavender fields of Provence, our French guided and self-guided cycle routes have been carefully coordinated to show off the best of French cycling. Think of your BSpoke French cycle holiday as a mini Tour de France, just without all the hard work. 

Best bits

  • Sampling some Riesling in picturesque Alsace
  • Balmy climates of Provence's Mediterranean appeal make a cycling holiday in France a true joy
  • Sampling excellent local wines from carefully tended vineyards
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  • France

    Cycle Marseilles to Barcelona | Guided Group

    Join us on this cycling exploration of the Mediterranean coast from Marseille to Barcelona. You’ll discover medieval towns and villages, the wild beauty of the Camargue, the Canal du Midi, vineyards and cork oak forests.

    What not to miss

    • Mediterranean culture
    • Camargue wetlands
    • Canal du Midi
    • Emporda
    • Greek ruins
    Tour from
    £1075
    Package from
    £1245
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    May, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Cycle the Cathar Castles | Guided Group

    A week of superb cycling in southwest France as we ride from the medieval fortress of Carcassonne, through a land of impressive Cathar castles and pretty villages.

    What not to miss

    • Cathar Castles and pretty villages
    • Corbieres’ hill towns
    • Mediterranean coast
    • Historical town of Perpignan
    • Artistic Collioure
    Tour from
    £779
    Package from
    £960
    Ease
    Duration
    7 Days (6 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
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  • France

    Mont Ventoux Cycling Weekend | Guided Group

    Mont Ventoux is located in the North of the Luberon range in Southeast France. It has gained fame through its regular inclusion in the Tour de France. This region boasts some of the best cycling in the world.

    What not to miss

    • Some of the best cycling roads of France
    • Two iconic routes up Mont Ventoux
    • Beautiful scenery and Provencal culture
    Tour from
    £629
    Package from
    £799
    Ease
    Duration
    4 Days (3 Nights)
    Available
    May, Jun, Aug, Sep
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  • France

    Canal du Midi | Guided Group

    Cycle along one of the greatest works of civil engineering, ride through picturesque landscapes and explore the medieval city of Carcassonne.

    What not to miss

    • Canal du Midi cycle paths
    • Medieval cities and Cathar castles
    • Stunning Meditterranean coast
    • Regional delicacies and local wines
    Tour from
    £899
    Package from
    £1059
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Alpine Cols of the Tour de France | Guided Group

    If you’ve ever wondered how you fare in the Tour de France peloton, here is your chance to tackle some of the most iconic French Alpine cycling routes.

    What not to miss

    • Cycling through the Italian and French Alps
    • Conquering the peaks of Europe
    • The iconic Alpe d’Huez ascent
    Tour from
    £1019
    Package from
    £1179
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    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
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  • France

    Rivers of the Loire | Self Guided

    Pedal along the river Loire and the picturesque riverside cycle route as it wends westwards from Blois to Saumur.

    What's included

    • 3-star/4-star hotel accommodation
    • Bed & breakfast
    • Luggage transfers
    • Bikes, panniers, water bottles and puncture repair kits
    • Route maps and instructions
    • Assistance whenever needed
    • Electric bikes on request
    Tour from
    £1265
    Package from
    £1495
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Châteaux of the Loire | Self Guided

    Explore this wine-infused playground to the royals, cycling along a serene river route scattered with magnificent castles and gardens, as you wend (and taste) your way through some wonderful wine territory.

    What not to miss

    • The peaceful gardens at Château Villandry
    • Exploring Richard the Lionheart’s Fortress in Chinon
    • Sampling wonderful wines wherever you go
    Tour from
    £969
    Package from
    £1245
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Châteaux of the Loire | Self Guided | Short Break

    Stunning historic châteaux, rolling hills and warm sunny days makes the Loire the perfect location for a cycling short break.

    What not to miss

    • Stunning wines and delicious traditional French fayre
    • Exploring historic Chinon on the banks of the River Vienne
    • The Château d’Azay-le-Rideau, built on an island on the River Indre
    Tour from
    £445
    Package from
    £725
    Ease
    Duration
    5 Days (4 Nights)
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    May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
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  • France

    Côtes du Rhône in Provence | Self Guided

    Full-bodied. Robust. Powerful flavours. Vintage. Words you’ll hear time and time again on this cycling tour into the exquisitely beautiful wine territory of the world-famous Côtes du Rhône.

    What not to miss

    • The village of Gigondas, or 'Jocunditas', as it was known in Roman Times, which means 'joy' or 'rejoicing'
    • Séguret: officially 'one of the prettiest villages in France', on your way to Vaison La Romaine
    Tour from
    £1135
    Package from
    £1395
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Côtes du Rhône in Provence | Self Guided | Short Break

    Get a true taste for France in just a few short days with our Côtes du Rhône cycling short break.

    What not to miss

    • Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the stunning historic village built at the bottom of a Fortress
    • The beautiful hamlet of Loriol du Comtat, complete with its own château and Romanesque church
    • The lovely markets of Carpentras, perfect for a potter
    Tour from
    £525
    Package from
    £815
    Ease
    Duration
    5 Days (4 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Perfumes of Provence | Self Guided

    Enjoy pedalling through carpets of sweet lavender. Then, wash down the stunning views with a glass of cool dry rosé.

    What not to miss

    • Lavender, sunflowers and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in all its inspiring colour
    • Mysterious Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, an emerald-green lagoon borne out of a powerful spring
    • Restaurant David in Roussillon
    Tour from
    £1055
    Package from
    £1329
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Perfumes of Provence | Self Guided | Short Break

    Cycle your way through sunflower and lavender fields in Van Gogh's French playground.

    What not to miss

    • Saint-Remy-de-Provence, home to some of Van Gogh's finest work
    • Fontaine-de-Vaucluse: Amazing for food with a view to die for
    Tour from
    £525
    Package from
    £825
    Ease
    Duration
    5 Days (4 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    The Loire's Gardens and Grapevines | Self Guided

    Cycling, gardens and vineyards! Known as the garden of France, the Loire valley is home to some of the most pristine gardens in the country and over 185,000 acres of vineyards.

    What not to miss

    • The exquisite gardens at Château de Villandry and Château du Rivau
    • Sampling the produce of the regions different wine appellations
    • The spectacular dressage shows of the Cadre Noire of Saumur
    Tour from
    £1070
    Package from
    £1295
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Loire | Self Guided | Single Centre

    Our single centre holidays in the Loire valley are set in Montsoreau and Candes-St-Martin, both villages make the list ‘des plus beaux villages de France’, or the most beautiful villages of France.

    What not to miss

    • The ancient abbey at Fontevraud, with its mix of historical and contemporary attractions.
    • Sampling the produce of the regions different wine appellations in one of the many local caves.
    • Paddling along the Vienne river between Chinon and Montsoreau in a canoe.
    Tour from
    £355
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Classic Burgundy and Beaune | Self Guided

    Cycle through one of the most famous wine regions in France. The very word Burgundy conjures up rich, deep reds and classic whites you can almost taste just by thinking about them.

    What not to miss

    • The medieval gem of Brancion
    • Hotel-Dieu des Hospices in Beaune
    • Tasting some of Burgundy’s finest wines
    • Visiting Chateau de Savingny-les-Beaune and its collection of vintage planes and cars
    Tour from
    £1069
    Package from
    £1325
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Alsace and The Rhine Valley | Self Guided

    Cycle the wine route along the French/German border, enjoying blissful cycling through the Rhine river valley and the Black Forest, all the way to vibrant Strasbourg.

    What not to miss

    • Sampling local wines such as Riesling and Pinot Gris
    • Enjoying Alsatian cuisine such as Choucroute and Tarte Flambee
    • Colmar's picturesque old town known as 'Little Venice'
    Tour from
    £935
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    The Alsace Route du Vin | Self Guided

    Enjoy cycling along pretty lanes that meander through one vineyard after another, stopping off in historic towns bursting with colour and history, dotted all the way along the famous Alsace wine route.

    What not to miss

    • Sampling Riesling wines and sparkling Cremant d ’Alsace
    • Choucroute a L’Alsacienne (sauerkraut and sausages) at Caveau St Pierre
    • Colmar’s ‘Little Venice’
    Tour from
    £1365
    Package from
    £1585
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    The Alsace Route du Vin | Self Guided | Short Break

    Pedalling along the pretty lanes that meander through vineyards and fields of sunflowers along the famous Alsace wine road will work up an appetite for the region’s distinctive cuisine a thirst for some of the world’s finest wines.

    What not to miss

    • Sampling Riesling wines and sparkling Cremant d ’Alsace
    • Choucroute a L’Alsacienne (sauerkraut and sausages) at Caveau St Pierre
    • Colmar’s ‘Little Venice’
    Tour from
    £1165
    Package from
    £1385
    Ease
    Duration
    4 Days (3 Nights)
    Available
    May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    A Taste of Bordeaux | Self Guided

    Discover majestic Chateaux, famous vineyards, regional culinary specialities and UNESCO World Heritage landscapes in one of the most beloved parts of France.

    What not to miss

    • La Cite du Vin in cycle friendly Bordeaux
    • Toulouse-Lautrec’s former home, Chateau Malrome
    • Wine tasting in one of the many Chateaux
    • Cloitre des Cordeliers in Saint Emilion
    Tour from
    £1289
    Package from
    £1625
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    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Provence & Camargue | Self Guided

    Lagoons, olive groves and limestone cliffs; cities full of hidden treasures; and glorious Provençal wine flowing from all corners.

    What's included

    • Full board - all meals included
    • Flights and transfers
    • Luggage transfers
    • Route maps and instructions
    • Electric bikes on request
    Tour from
    £1025
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Burgundy’s Route des Grand Crus | Self Guided

    This tour is an amazing choice for wine lovers. Following the relaxed cycle Route des Grand Cru you will enjoy pedalling through beautiful vineyards, stopping off at sensational sites including, chateaux, quaint towns and villages. The accommodation on this tour is also fantastic. On your first night enjoy a dip in the outdoor swimming pool, then enjoy dinner in the hotels sensational restaurant where you can view the vineyards as the French sun sets.

    What not to miss

    • Historic sites
    • Easy cycling
    • Vineyards 
    • Swimming pools
    • Wine caveaux
    • Superb local restaurants
    Tour from
    £1245
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Côtes du Rhône in Provence | Self Guided

    This tour is a fantastic journey through one of the most perfect pockets of France. The tour will take you through some of the world most renowned wine areas, and of course there is plenty of time to sample the delights. You will also visit fascinating cultural sites whilst, cycling through the stunning valleys of the Dentelles de Montmirail mountains.

    What not to miss

    • Easy cycling 
    • Vineyard visits 
    • Stunning scenery 
    • Sample world-class wine
    • Provencal countryside
    • Delicious local cuisine
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Meandering Through Mayenne | Self Guided

    The Mayenne is somewhat of a secret located deep within rural France. The region makes for a perfect cycling holiday, due to the secluded riverside cycle paths and beautiful views, ideal for family, car free cycling. The region is bursting with charm and attraction, enjoy visiting pretty, towns, villages and grand chateaux taking in the regions interesting history. Of course, you will also indulge in great regional cuisine and divine local wines.

    What not to miss

    • Beautiful countryside 
    • Historical sites
    • Riverside cycling
    • Vineyards
    • Family friendly
    • Easy cycling 
    Tour from
    £595
    Package from
    £665
    Ease
    Duration
    7 Days (6 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Picture Postcard Provence | Self Guided

    Provence is the perfect destination for a cycling holiday. With charming street cafes and bright bold lavender creating a carpet of purple it is difficult to beat. This tour is all about apricating the natural beauty of Provence, you can enjoy canoeing from Fontaine-de-Vacluse to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and visiting the delightful villages.

    What not to miss

    • Beautiful views
    • Opportunity to go canoeing
    • Charming villages
    • Vineyards 
    • Fantastic regional cuisine
    • Easy cycling
    Tour from
    £665
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    The Alsace Route du Vin | Self Guided

    Enjoy cycling along the famous Alsace wine route. This scenic tour is perfect for wine lovers with plenty of opportunity to sample the world-famous wines. There are also many celebrated restaurants along the route, making for the ideal lunch and resting spots. Visiting Colmar known as ‘Little Venice’ is recommended, the canals and timber homes with geraniums spilling from the window boxes make it truly special.

    What not to miss

    • Beautiful architecture
    • Easy cycling 
    • Vineyards 
    • Sublime food
    • Riverside cycling 
    • Historical sites
    Tour from
    £1415
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Wines, Vines and Sunshine in Bordeaux | Self Guided

    Enjoy a relaxed cycle route from the attractive Garonne river eventually reaching the beautiful valleys and vineyards of the Dordogne. On your way you will pass through and visit fascinating medieval villages and enjoy delicious cuisine and famed wines, see the process from grape to glass for yourself.

    What not to miss

    • Vineyards 
    • Historic sites
    • Fantastic regional cuisine 
    • Medieval villages
    • Easy cycling
    • Riverside cycling
    Tour from
    £1325
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Starry Nights in Provence | Self Guided

    This pocket of Provençal perfection inspired Vincent van Gogh through the most productive period of his career, with the beauty of the region, both natural and cultural, captured in more than two hundred of his works. Experience your own starry nights in charming St-Rémy-de-Provence, soak up the vivid colours and bustling culture of Arles, and explore the glorious Provençal countryside with the summer breeze in your hair.

    What not to miss

    • Easy cycling
    • Historic towns
    • Optional e-bikes
    • Beautiful Countryside 
    • Vineyard tours
    Tour from
    £1045
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Châteaux of the Loire | Self Guided

    Journey deep into fairy-tale France, where wondrous castles punctuate the skyline and ancient villages nest. Cycling along the scenic Loire River cycle path amidst birdsong and the aroma of hollyhocks, you'll spot exquisite châteaux at every turn. Visit these fabulous once-royal homes complete with stunning gardens, explore quaint riverside towns... and enjoy delicious wines as you weave your way through sun-dappled vineyards.

    What to not miss

    • Easy cycling
    • Historic towns
    • Chateaux hotels
    • Riverside views
    • Optional e-bikes
    • Hotels with pools
    Tour from
    £455
    Ease
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
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    May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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  • France

    Normandy and the Calvados Coast | Self Guided

    Historic Calvados is home to beautiful countryside, fascinating war memorials, medieval sights and ‘Belle Époque’ beach resorts. This tour of contrasts takes you from the emotional D-Day landing beaches to the incredible Bayeux Tapestry, half-timbered houses of the Pays d’Auge, and the gorgeous seaside towns of Cabourg and Honfleur. Enjoy fantastic regional cuisine wherever you go - as well as the renowned Calvados and cider.

    What not to miss

    • Visit the D-Day Beaches
    • Beautiful coastal views
    • Easy cycling
    • Sampling cider and calvados
    • Visit glamourous seaside resorts
    • Half board available
    Tour from
    £975
    Ease
    Duration
    6 Days (5 Nights)
    Available
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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