Backroads Tours France: From the Loire Valley to Provence and Beyond

Bienvenue! Whether you dream of exploring two regions on our Bordeaux & Dordogne biking tour, pedaling amid fairytale chateaux in the Loire Valley or walking in timeless Provence, France offers a wealth of opportunities for connecting with culture, history and the great outdoors. On Backroads' France bike trips, you can ride along historic beaches in Normandy or bike along the Route du Vins in wine-rich Alsace. On our France walking tours, you can challenge yourself on a glacier hike in the French Alps or ramble in the Pyrénées foothills of the Basque Country. One of the most diverse and captivating countries that Backroads tours, France is sure to capture your heart.

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Loire Valley Biking Trip
Loire Valley Biking Trip

Bike Among the Grand Chateaux

Pedal through a lush forest and emerge as if in a fairy tale. Bike quiet rural roads and relax at gracious castle-hotels. Enjoy delicious French cuisine and acclaimed Vouvray wines.

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Brittany & Normandy Biking Trip
Brittany Normandy Biking Trip

Tranquil Farmland & Historic Coast

A biking trip through two of France's most intriguing regions. Bike rolling country roads and along must-see beaches. Visit World War II battle sights and memorials.

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Guest Testimonial

"I loved this trip. You earned your name by really taking us on the back roads of the Loire Valley. I have traveled in France a lot, particularly in that region, and I saw it as I had never seen it before. The roads took us through utterly enchanting countryside and villages."

—John Webb
Princeton, NJ