The 10 best places to cycle in France; The Local
With its coastline, beaches, mountains, lakes and rivers, and beautiful towns, France is a country that is made for cycling. Here the folk at Bike Hire Direct give us their favourite places in the country to cycle.
Cycling has never been so popular among tourists visiting France.
With over a million kilometres of road across France it can be tough to choose which stretches are the best bets for cycling this summer.
Natasha Wright, who runs the bike rental and delivery service Bike Hire Direct with her husband Neville, tells us her 10 places to get on a bike in France.
The Charente Valley stretching from Angouleme to Saintes is perhaps one of the best kept secrets of south west France.