Pyrenees

Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea, the Pyrenees–the natural border between France and Spain– is home to some of the most famous Tour de France climbs: Who among Tour de France watchers hasn’t heard of Tourmalet, Aspin, Peyresourde? To name a few! Riding in the Pyrenees doesn’t have to be super challenging as it also offers low-altitude climbs that link France to Spain (such as Col de Banyuls between Catalonia and France) allowing you to experience various cultures in one trip!

Gastronomy there is quite amazing… many world-renown chefs have made the Pyrenees their homes—whether on the French or Spanish side. Did we also mention that in some parts you can ride for hours on virtually traffic-free roads? Quite amazing, eh? Pyrenees Tours

Getting to the French Pyrenees (Pau & Biarritz)

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Beth O'Meara
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View Larger Map Our tours on the French side of the Pyrenees typically start and end from mountainous Tour-de-France mainstay Pau or the seaside resort of Biarritz. To get to either destination, you have almost as many options as there are mountain peaks or sunbathers on the beach! (Note, however, that our Catalonian Pyrenees tours are Read more…»


Popular Events in France (or very close to France!) through 2013

Posted on: November 18th, 2012 by Bruno

Quick list of noticeable events taking place in France in 2013. The list includes sport and cultural events.