Cycle Touring in France: Eight selected cycle tours

Cycle Touring in France: Eight selected cycle tours

by Stephen Fox
     
 

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Cycle Touring in France concentrates on eight selected one- or two-week bicycle tours which endeavour to offer cyclists of all levels a taste of France's diverse landscapes and superb scenery.

France is one of the most inviting countries in the world for cycle touring, a country understandably proud of hosting the greatest cycle race on Earth, the Tour de France.

Overview

Cycle Touring in France concentrates on eight selected one- or two-week bicycle tours which endeavour to offer cyclists of all levels a taste of France's diverse landscapes and superb scenery.

France is one of the most inviting countries in the world for cycle touring, a country understandably proud of hosting the greatest cycle race on Earth, the Tour de France. Peppered with hundreds of charming villages that time seems to have forgotten, here you will encounter friendly people, sample fine wines and enjoy exquisite regional cuisines.

Covering some of the most picturesque parts of Brittany, Picardy, Alsace, Auvergne/Languedoc, Provence, Dordogne/Lot, the Alps and Pyrenees, the tours in this guide are accompanied by detailed route descriptions and maps, lists of campsites, bed and breakfasts and hotels, airport and rail connections, and practical information including tips on when to go and what to take, transporting your bicycle and being prepared for carrying out bicycle repairs on the road.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852844325
Publisher:
Cicerone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Cicerone Guide Ser.
Pages:
265
Sales rank:
1,301,593
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Fox has been cycle touring since 1989 and has toured extensively in France, Italy and Norway. He now lives in southern England with his wife and daughter, and works in the photographic industry as well as being a freelance writer and photographer. This is his second guide; the first was a walking and scrambling guide to Italy's Central Appennines.

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