Cycling in France is one of the most enjoyable and fun filled activity that one can embark upon when on a holiday to this country. The wide and quiet roads of the country are simply perfect to go on a cycling holiday.
One can hire a cycle from the resort where one is staying or take one’s own cycle and simply pedal along the roads and streets of the cities, villages and towns of the country.
Cycling is France is a probably one of the best ways to explore the country. You can cycle along the streets of its numerous cities and towns and pay a visit to the historical monuments, chateaus, parks, gardens and other tourist attractions. Or you can cycle along the roads of the French countryside and enjoy the beauty of its mountains, landscapes, rivers and other natural wonders.
The major regions, which are ideal for cycling, include Normandy, Burgundy, Champagne, Provence, Alsace, Brittany, Languedoc, Rhone Alps region and others. Apart from these regions, you can also cycle along the streets of the cities of the country like Paris, Marseilles, Toulouse, Nice, Cannes, Lyon, St. Tropez, Lille, Grenoble and others and check out the numerous attractions of the city. One can go for cycling either during the daytime or after sunset. Sunset cycling tours are more common within the city. One can get to see the illuminated streets and buildings of the ancient and glamorous cities of the country like Cannes, Nice, Paris and others. Daytime cycling is ideal for those interested in exploring the French countryside.
Though the activity is filled with fun and adventure, yet it is pretty demanding. One must be physically fit in order to be able to cycle for long hours. One must carry all the relevant first-aid items and medicines when embarking upon this adventure activity. It is advisable that you carry your own food and water.
There are a large number of cycling tours that one can embark upon when on a visit to this country. Some of these cycling tours include Paris Bicycle Day Tour, Paris Bicycle Night Tours and others.