Tour the Loire with cycle expert Harvey Downard
Summer is a great time to break out the cycle, and there's a bounty of sun soaked landscapes to explore in neighbouring Europe. We sent intrepid cycli...Read more
France is very much the birth-place of Cycling for Softies and our seven regions have been refined over the three decades that we have been cycling in France. Each region has its own unique charm, complete with fabulous food and wine, to make your cycling holiday a fantastic experience.
Enjoy the buzz of Provence and the old-world charm of the Mayenne. Savour the flavours of Burgundy, marvel at the grandoise chateaux of the Loire and discover a unique part of France in the Alsace.
From ancient villages to historic cities, there are plenty of interesting places to stop and soak up Provençal history on our Côtes du Rhône tour.
The magical region of Loire; world-famous for its marvellous châteaux, magnificent rivers, delicious wines and fabulous cycling holidays, of course!
In between wine tastings and gorgeous gastronomic stop-offs, you’ll enjoy riverside cycling through wonderful scenery.
One of the country’s hidden gems, Mayenne is a wonderfully understated region full of old-world charm. It's the perfect introduction to rural France and an ideal cycling holiday for children.
It’s impossible not to be seduced by the beauty and glamour of Provence. On your cycling holiday take in the best that this glorious region has to offer.
Enjoy cycling along pretty lanes that meander from one vineyard to another, taking in some of the most exceptional gastronomy in all of France.
With fabulous food and wine, beautiful landscapes, meandering valleys and ancient villages galore, Bordeaux has a lot to offer as a cycling destination.
Ask any French person and they'll confirm it: Bordeaux is known throughout France for its wonderful wine. When it comes to the smoothest, the fruiti...Read more