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.
7 Matching Holidays
Prestige Emerald Coast Cycling
Quiet coves, elegant seaside towns and Belle Epoque hotels
Featured in the Telegraph's 10 best cycling holidays for 2016, this easy cycle takes in the beautiful Brittany coastline and verdant countryside, following and criss-crossing the River Rance. Visit Belle Epoque towns and bustling fishing...
Classic Canal du Midi
Ancient cities and idyllic waterways
This cycling tour takes you from Toulouse to the Mediterranean sea along the tree lined towpaths of the Canal du Midi, over beautiful stone bridges and through some of the prettiest scenery in southwest France, ending each day in...
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 for some classic French...
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,...
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 and past fortified Châteaux in some of the most pretty villages in France such as Monpazier and la...
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...