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Cycling for Softies
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Battersea Studios
80 Silverthorne Road
United Kingdom
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Cycling for Softies

Cycling for Softies

Tailor-made gourmet cycling holidays in rural France for the independently minded adventurer

These days Cycling holidays and France go together like Devon and cream teas, Africa and safaris - but it wasn't always so.

Thirty years ago, when they first began, they were the only company offering to help non-cyclists discover the delights of rural France on two-wheels.

Now their address book bulges with the most welcoming, individual, luxurious, charismatic, historic, professional hoteliers in France. No two are the same.
Their Tours

Normandy and the Calvados Coast

6 Days Easy-Moderate
Historic Calvados in Normandy is home to pretty countryside, World War Two memorials, medieval sights and ‘Belle Époque’ beach resorts. On this tour of contrasts, visit the emotional D-Day landing beaches and memorials, the Bayeux Tapestry, the half-timbered houses of the Pays d’Auge and the ...

Starry Nights in Provence

8 Days Easy
This pocket of Provencal perfection inspired Vincent van Gogh through the most productive period of his career, with the beauty of the region, both natural and cultural, captured in more than two hundred of his works. Our route will let you experience your own starry nights in St-Remy-de ...

Picture Postcard Provence

8 Days Easy-Moderate
Dazzling colours and aromas in southern France It’s impossible not to be seduced by the beauty and glamour of Provence. The chatter emanating from rustic street cafés. The buzz of the cicadas. Against cobalt skies ancient Roman ruins and fortified hilltop villages glow pure white in the ...

Côtes du Rhône in Provence

8 Days Easy-Moderate
As generations of film stars and artists have discovered, it’s impossible not to be seduced by the beauty and glamour of Provence. From ancient villages scattered with Roman ruins to historic cities, there are plenty of interesting places to stop and soak up Provençal history on our Côtes du ...

Châteaux of the Loire

8 Days Easy
A magical region, world-famous for its marvellous châteaux, magnificent rivers and delicious wines. Playground to the French and English royal families for over 1000 years, this is truly the heart of fairy-tale France - illustrated perfectly by the high number of spectacular castles on route. ...

The Alsace Route du Vin

8 Days Easy
Enjoy cycling along pretty lanes that meander through one vineyard after another, stopping off in historic towns bursting with colour and history, dotted all the way along the famous Alsace wine route. With spectacular scenery throughout, grapes dripping off the vines wherever you pedal, it’s ...

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