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France: The Burgundy Wine Region & Dijon
In Burgundy, France bike routes traverse world-famous vineyards, meander along tranquil canals, and lead to celebrated gastronomic food and wine capitals.
France: Normandy & Brittany
Bike France through Normandy’s hedgerow-lined pastures and timeless villages and Brittany’s medieval enclaves, with views of shimmering sea during this fascinating journey.
France: Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux & Avignon
Cycle along the Alpilles mountains during one of the most glorious bike trips in Provence, France, passing river valleys, medieval villages, and Roman architecture.
Switzerland & France: Lake Geneva, Annecy & Valleys of the Alps
Cycle easy routes on this bike tour into the Swiss and French Alps, following the Rhône and Isère rivers to Lakes Geneva, Annecy, and Saint-André.
Switzerland, Germany & France: The Black Forest & the Alsace Wine Route
Explore three countries in one epic journey encompassing picturesque villages, vineyards, and canals along gentle bike routes through France, Germany, and Switzerland.
France boasts Old World elegance and stunning natural beauty. From the romantic winding streets of Paris to the redolent lavender fields of Provence and the soaring peaks of the Alps, there’s a dizzying array of breathtaking sights in this iconic destination. With memorable landscapes, cultural riches, and extraordinary historical sights on the itinerary, VBT’s walking tours and bike tours in France are enchanting and invigorating.
The French countryside is varied—but invariably beautiful. Nestled in the rolling hills of the Alsace Wine Route are stunningly preserved medieval villages and historic vineyards producing world-class wines. Normandy and Brittany offer breathtaking shorelines heavy with historical significance. The Loire Valley features magnificent castles with manicured gardens, and the soaring Alpilles provide an arresting backdrop to the cobbled streets of Provençal villages.
Throughout the many regions of France, you’ll revel in the warmth of the French people, whether chatting with locals over fresh produce in a charming marché, playing a light-hearted game of petanque in Burgundy, or sampling fresh huîtres, or oysters, with a local fisherman in Cancale.
No walking or bike tour in France would be complete without a deep dive into the country’s exquisite cuisine. From the simple pleasure of a crusty baguette from the boulangerie to a gourmet meal in a Michelin-starred restaurant and champagne tastings at ancient vineyards, foodies will discover endless culinary delights.
France: The Burgundy Wine Region & Dijon Guided Tour
Discover small French villages untouched by time as you cycle along the banks of the storied Saône River. Explore the origins of the Chardonnay grape and the Viré-Clessé appellation in small vineyards along the route. Pedal the fabled Routes des Grands Cru and discover the Côte de Nuits red wines for which the region is famous.
France: Normandy & Brittany Guided Tour
If you’re fascinated by history, join us for a visit to Omaha Beach—the site of World War II’s famous D-day landings. Here, a renowned Norman historian shares fascinating details about this decisive historic event. Along the way, you’ll pedal along the splendid coast—discovering the famous Bayeux tapestry, the ancient monastery of Mont Saint-Michel, and VBT’s Norman friends along the way.
France: Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux & Avignon
Join our French family as our experienced Provençal trip leaders take you under their wing. With their deep roots in the region, they know all the best spots to pause for a jaw-dropping photo, host an incredible picnic lunch, or sample superlative local vintages. You’ll also be welcomed into the home of a VBT friend (and consummate chef) for an inspiring dinner steeped in Provençal flavors and tradition.
Switzerland & France: Lake Geneva, Annecy & Valleys of the Alps Guided Tour
Starting in Lake Geneva, you’ll pedal the region’s scenic shores—from the capital of Switzerland’s Valais canton at Sion to the “Pearl of the Alps” at Lake Annecy, then on to the peaceful shores of Lake Saint-André. Along the way, luxurious accommodations in an ancient lakeside abbey and world-renowned French château make this the unforgettable trip of a lifetime.
Switzerland, Germany & France: The Black Forest & the Alsace Wine Route Guided Tour
Explore three countries on one incredible cycling trip! Ride through quaint Alsatian villages where timber-framed homes are festooned with colorful window boxes overflowing with flowers. Pedal past storybook castles and ancient Roman ruins—and pause for wine tastings along the legendary Route des Vins.
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