Cycling in France

We've a huge choice of cycling holidays in France - from easy cycling along the shores of Brittany, to varied, winding routes past Loire chateaux, and much more besides! To help you choose just the right activity level all our cycling holidays use our bike rating system.

For full holiday details click on the appropriate 'View Holiday' button below, or use the links on the right to help you choose your cycling holiday. In France we've a range of activity holidays to choose from. Take a look at our 'What can I do?' page for further information or visit our cycling holidays section to find out more about our cycling in France.

Great value cycling holidays in France

Headwater's range of cycling holidays in France let you discover beautifully unspoilt regions of France at your own pace. On our cycling holidays you usually move on between hotels every two days, while we transport your bags, so when you're cycling you don't need to carry a lot in your panniers and you're free to explore France to its fullest. When you're not cycling there are plenty of opportunities for local exploring or just relaxing by the pool! You'll get high quality bikes, our easy to follow route notes and proper maps too - and our reps just a phone call away if you need them.

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Brittany's Emerald Coast Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in Brittany

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Visitors have long been drawn to the stunning white beaches of Brittany's Emerald Coast, yet the region remains largely unspoiled with traditional fishing ports, colourful country hamlets and beautifully preserved walled towns unchanged since the Middle Ages.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 6 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.

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Discovering Secret Provence Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in Provence

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A popular cycling holiday in timeless and sun-drenched Provence. You'll cycle through picturesque villages and vineyards, and past hidden castles and churches. Two nights are spent by the Gorges de Verdon.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and all evening meals
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Rivers and Vineyards of Alsace Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in Alsace

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Cycling along traffic-free lanes through vineyards, orchards and flower-festooned beautiful villages, this off-beat holiday is rich in historic and gastronomic treasures! 6 nights are spent in France - with 2 nights eating in a Michelin-starred restaurant - and 2 nights in Germany.

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  • Continental breakfast and evening meals
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  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Pathways of the Canal du Midi

Self-guided cycling holiday in Canal du Midi

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Enjoy gentle cycling along the quiet towpaths of the UNESCO listed Canal du Midi, passing verdant vineyards, mediaeval villages and peaceful nature reserves en-route to the Med. Discover fabulous local cuisine and mouth-watering seafood specialities too!

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 2 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Besançon Heritage Loop

Self-guided cycling holiday in Franche-Comte

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Explore the 'golden triangle' of Franche-Comté to discover charming village squares decked with pavement cafés and geranium-filled where time stands still.

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 8 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Chablis Vineyards Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in Burgundy

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An easy 6-night cycling holiday, perfect for people looking for a short break. World-famous wines (lots of tasting opportunities!), forgotten country villages, superb local cuisine.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 4 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Chateaux of the Loire Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in The Loire

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An interest-packed, gentle cycling holiday crammed with historic and cultural highlights: pretty wine villages, charming mediaeval towns and world-famous wines in abundance! Superb cuisine throughout too

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  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Classic Burgundy Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in Burgundy

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This 8-night cycling holiday really gets under the skin of Burgundy: its people, its villages, its waterways and, of course, its world-famous wines. The days have been specially designed to allow for lazy riverside lunches and gastronomic pit-stops!

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 6 evening meals
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  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Dordogne Gastronomic Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in The Dordogne

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Wonderful gastronomic meals, world-famous wines, fabulous historic sites and postcard-pretty villages are just a few of the highlights of this popular 8-night cycling tour. You're usually close to the rivers too, so lots of swimming, plus all hotels have pools.

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  • Continental breakfast and all evening meals
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  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Franche Comté's Rivers and Villages

Self-guided cycling holiday in Franche-Comte

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Explore the rich cultural heritage and beautifully unspoilt countryside of Franche Comté. UNESCO-listed sites, onion-domed churches, flower-decked meadows and cherry-carpeted hills await.

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  • Continental breakfast and 6 evening meals
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  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Heart of Provence Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in Provence

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There are few better places to explore by bike than Provence: ancient villages, sleepy squares, olive groves, vineyards and fields of lavender stretching as far as the eye can see. All hotels have private pools.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and all evening meals
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Loire Gastronomic Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in The Loire

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A gentle, unhurried introduction to the very essence of the Loire Valley: majestic châteaux, wide rivers, world-famous wines and some of the finest food we've ever eaten in France! Holiday includes two nights in a luxury château.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and gastronomic evening meals
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  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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The Vineyards of Vaucluse Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in Provence

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For wine-lovers, this 8-night tour circles the famous Cotes de Rhone vineyards, and includes 2 nights in Vaison la Romaine - France's most extensive Roman site with 6000-seat theatre, baths, houses and streets. Swimming pools 6 nights out of 8.

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  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Good choice for families.

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Undiscovered Provence Cycling

Self-guided cycling holiday in Provence

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Spend 10 nights exploring timless and sun-drenched Provence on this popular cycling holiday. You'll cycle through picturesque villages and vineyards, and past hidden castles and churches. Four nights are spent near the stunning Gorges de Verdon.

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  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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