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Lonely Planet Knows France.
Idyllic countryside rides along tranquil canals, dramatic coastal routes atop rugged sea cliffs, demanding alpine climbs - France offers a wealth of great cycling experiences, and we have chose the crimp;quest;me de la crimp;quest;me, for every interest and ability level. Whether you want a gourmand's tour through vineyard and farmland, or to conquer the principal climbs of the Tour de France in the High Alps, this guide gives you the best of France on two wheels.
In This Guide:
Everything you need to know to get prepared
Bike maintenance tips to keep you on the road
Comprehensive listings for sleeping, eating and facilities along the way
This guide offers mapped rides, from one day excursions to longer trips, and provides instructions for bicycle set-up and maintenance, as well as loading a bike for touring. There are tips for staying healthy on the road, where to stay and what to see when not in the saddle.