Cycling in France Guide: A complete guide to planning a cycling trip to France


Written by seasoned cycling traveller and logistics obsessive Tim Marsh, this guide is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know in order to plan an amazing cycling trip to France.

Whether you’re going for leisure, Cycling Tour De France, doing L’Etape or La Marmotte or just going for the croissants and cycling, this guide is for you.

Primarily aimed at those going to France for the first time on a cycling trip, it covers all the pitfalls to watch out for, as well as providing loads of unique insights and practical tips for your holiday.

Covering everything from initial planning to where to stay, where to go, whether to hire a car or campervan, or just catch trains, through to Alps vs Pyrenees, watching Le Tour, and doing Etape, you’ll get every detail worth knowing.