Gourmet Cycling Holidays
Gentle cycling holidays that are designed to highlight the country's gastronomic excellence
France is celebrated for its delicious cuisine and world famous wines, so naturally you’ll expect fine food on your holiday. We’ve carefully selected all our hotels with food lovers in mind, but our gourmet holidays really highlight the country’s gastronomic excellence.
Choosing a gourmet holiday means you’ll dine in restaurants that have a reputation for quality cuisine, and many of them boast Michelin stars. After a day of pleasant cycling through picturesque countryside, you’ll be presented with a tempting menu and varied wine list to delight your taste buds. Bordeaux and Burgundy are renowned for their long history of viticulture, and here you can immerse yourself in the wine culture, enjoying tastings of some of the most prestigious wines. Our Tour de Cuisine guide highlights some of the very best French cuisine.
Experience the very best of French gastronomy on your gourmet cycling holiday.
6 Matching Holidays
Classic Canal du Midi
Ancient cities and idyllic waterways
Embark on a fascinating journey across South West France from Toulouse to the Mediterranean sea. Cycle along the tree-lined towpaths of the UNESCO-listed Canal du Midi, over beautiful stone bridges and through some of the prettiest...
Loire Prestige en Vélo
Tranquil rivers and regal architecture
Explore quiet back roads and visit the fascinating old towns of Amboise and Blois with time to discover the classic wines of the region. Visit world famous châteaux and stay in luxury accommodation each night.
Burgundy Prestige en Vélo
Prepare for world class scenery and stunning flavours
This easy cycle through prestigious vineyards offers sublime tasting opportunities with such names as Pommard, Volnay, Meursault and Puligny Montrachet. Stay at elegant hotels offering gourmet menus – an opportunity to discover some...
Alsace Prestige en Vélo
Cycle the famous wine route of the Alsace
Alsace is a little known corner of France with a distinctly Germanic influence: a combination of picturesque historic towns, fine wines, beer and choucroute contribute to a unique culture. Cycle the oldest wine route in France,...
Luxury Grand Cru Tour
Cycle through Bordeaux’s most prestigious vineyards
This prestige cycle tour is for those who appreciate Bordeaux’s supremacy as the wine cellar of France. The route takes you through some of the most famous towns such as Pauillac, St Emilion and Margaux, with a chance to taste wines. Your stay...
Agen to Sarlat through the Lot Valley
The Lot Valley: Castles and medieval cities
Discover the diverse landscapes of the South West of France on bike between the Lot-et-Garonne and the Dordogne. Cycle through Bastide towns, past fortified châteaux and through some of the prettiest villages in France such as Monpazier...