Cycling Tips

Choosing a Family Friendly Bike Tour

Posted on: July 26th, 2016 by Bruno
Provence with Youngster - Nathalie images (4)

So you’ve been dreaming of the perfect cycling tour for you and your family? As you may know, cycling tours are a great way for families to explore new countries or regions. With the ever changing scenery and ample chances to get off your bikes and explore, a cycling vacation is perfect for families with Read more…»

Getting to Normandy

Posted on: July 1st, 2016 by Bruno
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The region of Normandy is rich with history, from the Bayeux Tapestry to the fields of Honfleur that gave birth to the Impressionist movement. A trip to Normandy is sure to be the topic of conversation at the dinner table for many years to come… once you figure out how you will get there!   Read more…»

Getting to Girona, Spain

Posted on: April 23rd, 2016 by Santana
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View Larger Map   Part of the charm and uniqueness of our cycling tours is that they take you away from many of the typical tourist cities and sights. You get to experience all the beauty of your destination but with a more authentic ambiance. However, the challenge with some of the smaller quaint destinations is Read more…»

Things to do in Annecy

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Abbie
via Office du Tourisme d'Annecy

The striking color of the lake, the smell of fresh food from the vibrant street markets, the feeling of strolling around a historical castle with the mountains all around you, Annecy is a town that will undoubtedly leave you in awe. Only 35km (21 miles) from Geneva, it is rich in history, culture and beauty. Read more…»

Cyclomundo’s Travel Tips

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Santana
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At Cyclomundo we have put together a basic document of general travel tips for anyone who plans on traveling abroad. For first time international travelers, these tips can help you make sure you have all the necessary arrangements and everything in order before you leave home. For our many seasoned travelers, this list of helpful Read more…»

Biking Tours with Families

Posted on: April 20th, 2016 by Bruno
Provence with Youngster - Nathalie images (3)

  Cycling tours are a great way for families to explore a new region or country. From your bicycle seat, you’ll get to know a place–with its own history, culture, sights, and smells – in a way that isn’t necessarily possible when traveling by car or train. It’s an ever-changing adventure, full of new and Read more…»

Getting to Dordogne is easier than ever!

Posted on: April 18th, 2016 by Bruno
Cycling along the Dordogne river from Beynac

With a 4 ½ hour train ride from the Austerliz train station, some feel that Dordogne is far-away place that requires too much valuable vacation time.

Think twice… It would be a shame to overlook this amazing cycling destination! Taking a train from Paris is not the only way to get to Dordogne! With new air service from some European hubs to Brive airport and better service to Toulouse airport, travelers have now more time-saving choices than ever!

Travel Tips: Traveling with Your Bike

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Santana
bike bags

Anyone who has taken their bike on a cycling holiday understands the many complexities and hassles that you can encounter along the way. This is not to say that renting a bicycle once you arrive is not without its problems. The best solution we have found at Cyclomundo is to determine which option is best Read more…»

Travel Tips: Suggested Cycling Tour Packing List

Posted on: April 15th, 2016 by Santana
Bike Equiptment

We understand the challenges you face when packing for your cycling holiday. Trying to predict the elements and figure out what activities you will be partaking in make packing for vacation hard enough, but with the added complication of packing for biking, it can become a very daunting task. Cyclomundo is here to help! Below you’ll Read more…»

Getting to Avignon!

Posted on: April 13th, 2016 by Santana
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View Larger Map   With almost all of our Provence tours starting or ending in Avignon, this ancient city is a great place to start a tour…once you figure out how you will get there. In the following article we will cover the different options you have for arriving in or departing from this city.   Read more…»

See the Mont-Saint-Michel from a different angle

Posted on: April 12th, 2016 by Bruno
Cycling or driving from Mont-Saint-Michel is now a thing of the past

Work has already begun, so vehicle access directly to Mont Saint-Michel–including bicycles– isn’t possible anymore. But the new dam is built, so visitors willing to park there and shuttle in will be able see Mont-Saint-Michel in a whole new light right away!

One enormous advantage of parking by the new dam is that it offers amazing views of Mont-Saint-Michel from approximately 900 meters away. The distance is post card and photo-perfect. Be sure to spend some time looking for the best “photo op” while you’re there.

Getting to Corsica

Posted on: March 15th, 2016 by Bruno

With beautiful beaches and majestic mountains, Corsica is the perfect setting for a bike tour. All you have to do is get there! In the following article we will cover the different options you have for getting to (or departing from) this beautiful island.   INTRODUCTION TO CORSICA Come and discover the beautiful island of Read more…»

Most Romantic Destinations

Posted on: February 5th, 2016 by Santana

After studying up on the traditions of Valentine’s Day from around the world, I have come to the conclusion that there are certain prevailing themes everywhere. Though the types, meanings, and methods may differ, flowers, sweets, and cards appear in almost all the countries that recognize the holiday.  There is some variance in how gifts Read more…»

Understanding Self-Guided Bicycle Tours

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Bruno

Self-guided tours are independent expeditions, ranging from a day’s journey to a whole week’s travel, created with planned itineraries and accommodations. It is a new form of traveling where you can choose freely your own adventures; decide on possible routes and enjoy each location at your own pace. You can choose to travel with your Read more…»

Four Ways You Can Save Money on Cycling Tours

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Bruno
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Cycling tours are to begin with, an affordable way to travel around the globe. But as every smart traveler knows, one can always take a few more chunks off the cost, while still enjoying the best conveniences available. Allow us to share our secrets about saving money on cycling tours, and enjoy your next trip Read more…»