Cycling family holidays in France

Cyclists of all abilities can expect some fantastic scenery on a bike while on holiday in France, with traditional French cuisine knows many hotels you stop on your journey through the scenic countryside.
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May 19, 2011 - PRLog -- Cyclists of all abilities can expect some fantastic scenery on a bike while on holiday in France, with traditional French cuisine knows many hotels you stop on your journey through the scenic countryside.

France is a country that is extremely enthusiastic about cycling, as we all probably well aware with the Tour de France, and they always easier to see the countryside and cities on two wheels, with dedicated routes and cycling around.

Cycling holidays will give you peace and tranquility with stunning views of countryside, castles, medieval towns, hills, valleys and gorges and these are just some of the things you could easily miss If you drive through France, and with the rich heritage, extraordinary landscapes and fine dining can be further evaluated in cycling, especially because of the vast national network of cycle routes.

These cycle routes take you canal towpaths, quiet lanes and converted railway lines and you'll be in the heart of the campaign, using the greenways, also known as greenways, which are specially designated tracks that are completely closed motorized traffic, you can even hire your cycle en route from one of many places-bikes that line the major cycling routes.

You can always find areas in France, who are peaceful, it is rare to see a car, but you may be exceeded by a few very passionate cyclists! Stopping for lunch and experience the local cuisine, and of course the local wine is must and you can often find fortified villages scattered along the hills and valleys above for the most pleasant of stops.

Or if you prefer to have organized the trip, so why not leave the hotel with your luggage by finding institutions that offer a "home velo" which are hotels and cottages that are intended specifically for cycling holidays across France.

With a French Alps cycling holiday you can not go wrong, you can discover some of the most spectacular in the world of cycling, with climbs like the world famous Col de la Croix der Fer and Alpe d ' Huez near Grenoble. But just as the Alps, cycling in the Pyrenees with its mountain like Col de Portet d'Aspet and the Col d'Aspin will give you the opportunity to see some of the malls most beautiful places. Although they are not for the feint of heart! If you've ever watched the Tour de France, you've seen some of these mountain routes and the suffering these cyclists go through, but perhaps this could be just the type of vacation you are looking for!

Also, the Midi-Pyrenees offers a wealth of art history and prehistoric cave paintings to Renaissance mansions and is also famous throughout France for its cuisine that is rich with foie gras, Roquefort cheese, Gaillac wines, Armagnac and brandy, but to make the most of this region, it is often advisable to plan your cycling holiday very closely, so you can enjoy many places different route.

However, if mountain biking and going on the road cyclists hard through the mountains, it is not you, so do not worry, there are many other areas of France that will accommodate the novice or the family cycling holiday, just like Brittany, this area is ideal for a family holiday by bike, as the coastal routes along the bays are pretty flat, which makes the journey easier, while the Loire is more undulating and yet fabulous castles and cities along the water you will enthusiastically and family on your travels.

What of the Poitou-Charentes, which is an excellent choice for those who enjoy bird watching and wildlife, the region is still very rural, even compared to other areas of France and Burgundy is an ideal place for cycle along the canal, many ways.

Then there is the Dordogne which is very picturesque, and rivers and gorges through the forests and vineyards, this area offers such diversity that you enjoy the whole experience from beginning to end your vacation.

Remember, with a cycling holiday arranged for you, there is no need to worry when you take a break or lunch or wherever you stay, which means you do not have your bags full to the brim, like all your goods are transported over you, ready when you arrive at your next stop, more if you decide to add other activities such as canoeing and horseback riding as well, your bikes will be transported to your next stop and you will be picked up at a specific location.

So if you are a bike enthusiast or a novice in the family, France is a great destination to explore on your bike.

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