Cycling Related

Choosing a Family Friendly Bike Tour

Posted on: July 26th, 2016 by Bruno
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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…»


Getting to the Loire Valley

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Santana
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  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…»


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
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  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…»


Travel Tips: Traveling with Your Bike

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Santana
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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…»


Marseille, European Capital of Culture

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Santana
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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…»


Is a Self-Guided Cycling Tour Right for You?

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Santana
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Take our quiz to help you judge if a self-guided cycling tour is right for you. It covers possible situations and characteristics that you may encounter on a self-guided cycling tour, and can give you a better idea of what to expect. Is a Self-Guided Cycling Tour Right for You? from CYCLOMUNDO Once you decide Read more…»


Travel Tips: Suggested Cycling Tour Packing List

Posted on: April 15th, 2016 by Santana
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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…»


Traveling with a bike on trains in France

Posted on: April 15th, 2016 by Bruno
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First of all, you should ask yourself if it is really worth it! If you plan to do some riding in one small area for a couple of days, chances are that you’ll be better off renting a bike–we offer bicycle rentals in a lot of parts of France. In most parts, leisurely riders can Read more…»


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

Posted on: April 15th, 2016 by Lucile
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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 Corsica

Posted on: March 15th, 2016 by Bruno
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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…»


Understanding Self-Guided Bicycle Tours

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Bruno
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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…»