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A cycling trip from the Paris region: ideas for one-way itineraries

Publié le : 06/21/2024 16:52:34
Catégories : La véloscénie , Paris by bike

A cycling trip from the Paris region: ideas for one-way itineraries

Looking for a sporting and natural break from Paris ? Opt for a cycling break ! Whether you're an experienced cyclist or an occasional rider, the Paris region offers a wide choice of cycle paths for all levels of ability.

Located at 115 rue Brancion in Paris, our agency offers a wide range of quality bikes to suit all levels and styles of cycling. And for even more freedom, opt for our one-way hire service ! Hire your bike in Paris and leave it at one of our partner drop-off points in :

  • Vernon
  • Meaux
  • Rouen
  • Deauville
  • Mont-Saint-Michel
  • Alençon
  • Chartres
  • Blois
  • Fontainebleau

Here are some ideas for an unforgettable weekend or week of cycling in the Île-de-France region :

  • La Seine à vélo :

A 500km route between Paris and the sea, a must for nature and heritage lovers. Take in the varied landscapes along the Seine, from the quays of Paris to the cliffs of Normandy. Take advantage of the many stops to visit charming towns and villages, such as Rouen, Vernon or Deauville, the final destination. Depending on what you want to do, you can finish your cycling trip at one of our drop-off points.

  • La Véloscénie :

Departing from Notre-Dame-de-Paris on the way to Mont-Saint-Michel, the Véloscénie is a scenic and panoramic cycle route offering a 450km adventure rich in discovery and diverse landscapes. Let yourself be charmed and discover the incredible heritage of Chartres, Alençon, Maintenon and Nogent-le-Rotrou by bike. You can also cycle through three regional nature parks and UNESCO World Heritage sites. La Véloscénie is an itinerary that is accessible to everyone, allowing you to leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and get out into the countryside.

  • The Scandibérique: to Fontainebleau, Blois... or further afield:

The Scandibérique is the French section of EuroVelo 3, the route linking Trondheim in Norway to Cape Fisterra in Spain. It covers more than 1,700 km and crosses 20 départements, 4 regions and major cities such as Paris and Bordeaux. From Paris, you can take part of this itinerary, and we have several drop-off points along the way, including Fontainebleau and Blois. For the more courageous, you can even continue your cycling adventure as far as Tours or Bordeaux !

  • From Paris to Chartres: the royal valley of the Eure :

From Paris to Chartres, this journey begins on the Véloscénie, taking you through varied landscapes before reaching the royal valley of the Eure. The towers of Notre-Dame de Chartres are an unmissable sight. Mainly on minor roads, the route leads to the château and aqueduct of Maintenon. The route is dotted with pretty villages and turns into a greenway for a panoramic entry into the capital of stained glass and light. Take advantage of our drop-off point in Chartres to complete your cycling trip.

For bike hire in Paris, visit our branch at 115 rue Brancion. Our team will advise you on choosing the right bike for your needs.

Don't forget to book your bikes in advance, especially for weekends and school holidays!

As well as these route ideas, don't hesitate to consult our website for other suggestions and practical information on bike hire in the Paris region.

We hope you have a great cycling trip !

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