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Bicycle rides in Auvergne - Rhône-Alpes

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful bike rides.
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The 10 Most Beautiful bike rides in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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Bicycle Ride · Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
ViaRhôna : Sablons / Sarras / Tournon-sur-Rhône / Glun
recommended route Difficulty easy Stage 12 Open
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36.4 km
2:25 h
17 m
24 m
This ViaRhôna stage runs between steep vineyards and dense orchards. Heading south from Lyon, this is the first ViaRhôna stage to enter the rugged Ardèche, a beautiful département (or French county) on the mighty Rhône’s west flank. Here, the tamed river supports orchards, market gardens and vines producing top-class Saint-Joseph wines. Arriving at the town of Tournon-sur-Rhône, follow the provisional signage to continue along the route.
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Bicycle Ride · Rhône-Alpes
Cycling tour : Marshes and vineyards in Bugey
recommended route Difficulty easy
33.1 km
2:30 h
404 m
404 m
This cycling circuit goes around the Lavours marsh nature reserve and crosses the atypical wine-growing villages of the South of Bugey.
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Bicycle Ride · Ain
Electric bike tour : The Dams' Loop
recommended route Difficulty difficult
46.8 km
4:00 h
400 m
400 m
From the nautical base Aqualoisirs in Seyssel, you can go up the Rhône until the Génissiat dam (one of the oldest and most majestic dam of the Rhône). To join the dam, you will pass in front of the maturing cellars of the Pyrimont County.
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Bicycle Ride · Ain
Electric bike tour - Territory and vineyards of Seyssel
recommended route Difficulty moderate
19 km
2:40 h
350 m
365 m
Haut-Rhône Tourisme offer you to discover a bike ride, that will bring you to the surrounding areas of Seyssel and will allow you to visit its heritage. This bike ride presents no difficulty and will be perfect for children.
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Bicycle Ride · Ain
Cycling route: Plateau de Retord entre combes et cols
recommended route Difficulty easy
31.3 km
2:15 h
486 m
486 m
Cycling circuit along the quiet roads of the Plateau de Retord between the Combe de Léchaud and the mountain center of Lachat and the resort of Les Plans d'Hotonnes.
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Bicycle Ride · Rhône-Alpes
Ardèche - Schlucht - Runde
recommended route Difficulty moderate
74.4 km
5:00 h
1,039 m
1,039 m
Die Ardèche - Schlucht ist zwischen den Orten Vallon-Pont d'Arc und Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche.
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Bicycle Ride · Ain
Voie douce du Lange
recommended route Difficulty easy
36.6 km
2:32 h
60 m
60 m
La voie douce du Lange relie Oyonnax à Nantua. Totalement goudronnée et d’une largueur souvent de 3m, elle est praticable à pied, vélo, trottinette ou rollers et reste très adaptée aux personnes à mobilité réduite.
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Bicycle Ride · Ain
Electric bike tour : Sugarloaf Waterfall
recommended route Difficulty moderate
29.7 km
2:00 h
200 m
609 m
Come discover all of the natural and architectural wealth of the Haut-Rhône through this loop for electric bike of medium difficulty.
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Bicycle Ride · Loire
Balade du curiste (N°17)
recommended route Difficulty easy
20.5 km
1:30 h
35 m
35 m
Une boucle tout en douceur sur les Bords de Loire, en empruntant une partie de la voie verte qui relie Montrond-les-Bains et Bellegarde-en-Forez.
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Bicycle Ride · Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
ViaRhôna : Geneva / Vulbens
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 3
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32.9 km
2:30 h
358 m
261 m
This ViaRhôna stage keeps within the Franco-Swiss border area. You start in the splendid Swiss town of Geneva, beside its famous lake. Known as a buzzing international city these days, Geneva has preserved its traditional Swiss feel too. This ViaRhôna stage leads you via signposted small roads and greenways into the vineyards close to town and on through verdant countryside towards the Alps.
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Long distance cycling · Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
ViaRhôna, a cycling route alongside the river Rhône
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multistage route
Distance 929 km
Duration 65:44 h
Ascent 1,563 m
Descent 1,952 m

ViaRhôna cycle route guides tourists from all over the world, from the alpine mountains to the beaches of the Camargue.815 km long, and located ...

from ViaRhôna - A cycling route alongside the river Rhône,   ViaRhôna - A cycling route alongside the river Rhône

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