France

Choosing a Family Friendly Bike Tour

Posted on: July 26th, 2016 by Bruno

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

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 the Loire Valley

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Santana

  View Larger Map For our next installment in our “Getting There!” series, we are focusing on the beautiful Loire Valley region southwest of Paris. Because this region holds all the natural beauty of the French countryside while still being close to Paris, it has long been a favorite vacation spot for nobles and royalty. In the following post […] Read more...

Things to do in Annecy

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Abbie

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

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

  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...

Marseille, European Capital of Culture

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Santana

Although Paris is known across the world as the symbol of French culture, Marseille has recently begun to expand its own impressive reputation. Number two on New York Times’ Places to Go in 2013 and 2013’s European Capital of Culture, Marseille is the second largest city in France in terms of population and the largest city […] Read more...

10 Things to do in Aix-les-Bains

Posted on: April 15th, 2016 by Abbie

Another breathtaking part of our Three Lake Tour, Aix-les-Bains is a town nested on France’s largest natural lake. Well known for its spa treatments, beautiful Lake Bourget views, and adventurous activities, it is a great place to enjoy a vacation of any length. Here are our top ten favorite things to do!     Bike! […] Read more...

Organize a Trip to Alpe d’Huez

Posted on: April 15th, 2016 by Beth O'Meara

View Larger Map   We’re the experts on cycling in the French Alps, and we of course encourage you to consider using one of our tours, like Geneva to Alpe d’Huez, Alpe d’Huez to Nice, Mont Ventoux to Alpe d’Huez, or Mythic Climbs on select dates. You can even join us for La Marmotte — […] Read more...

Renting a Bike in Europe. How To, Dos and Do Nots

Posted on: April 15th, 2016 by Lucile

As cycling has become enormously popular in France, bike rentals have really mushroomed. Renting a bike is now far easier than ever before. But there are quite a few things to consider when renting a bike in France. Hybrids are available throughout France. Usually, they’re entry-level aluminum models. All come with triple-chaining; and most come with […] Read more...

Getting to Avignon!

Posted on: April 13th, 2016 by Santana

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...

The Lavender of Provence

Posted on: April 13th, 2016 by Abbie

If you have ever thought of getting away and taking a relaxing cycling holiday, there could be nothing more fitting then traveling at a Provençal pace, looking out over a tranquil sea of purple, and breathing in that calming scent of Lavender. To help you experience cycling through vast lavender fields while embracing a wealth of colors […] Read more...

See the Mont-Saint-Michel from a different angle

Posted on: April 12th, 2016 by Bruno

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 a Read more...

La Belle France: Pick the perfect region for your cycling tour

Posted on: April 9th, 2016 by Beth O'Meara

If you’ve decided that cycling around the French countryside is the ideal getaway for you, you’ve come to the right place! In our comprehensive selection of bicycle tours, you’re sure to find a trip that works for you. In fact, you might find many great fits — which can make for a difficult choice! We’d […] Read more...

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...