MOST SCENIC DESTINATIONS ON TOUR DE FRANCE

Lightfoot Travel
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Saddle up and take a ride through these picturesque destinations 
 
01
Albi

Serious cyclists can have lots of fun in the mountainous region of Albi. If you are not ready to clock up the km, you can enjoy some of the nourishing local dishes and vintages that can be found in the area. You also might want to park your ride outside of the Musee Toulouse-Lautrec and find out more about Albi’s famous son.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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02
Colmar

You can follow in the bike tracks of your Tour De France heroes and take in the slopes of the Vosges mountains or if you want to take life at a slower place you can follow one of the numerous bike paths around this picturesque medieval city. You can also catch a ride on one of the flat bottomed boats that glide around the waterways of Petite Venice. 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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03
Nimes

From its twin-tiered amphitheatre built around 100BC to Carre d’Art museum created by Sir Norman Foster, the French city is sure to excite any architectural-loving enthusiast. And foodies aren’t forgotten either. Nimes is also home to Perrier – which has its natural springs 13km southwest of Nimes and Les Halles, a covered market featuring 100 stalls filled with homegrown produce, including the famed picholines olives.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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04
Paris 

You might have missed out on the yellow jersey, but you’ll feel as if you’re a winner when you touch down in the City Of Lights. Ride through the Latin Quarter, past the Louvre, Musee D’Orsey, Champs-Elysees and Eiffel Tower. Want to take in the views from the top of the Eiffel Tower? Ask for your Lightfoot Travel Designer to book a skip-the-line ticket for you.  Then take enjoy a tipple or two as you take a cruise along the River Seine. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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05
Reims

For a bike ride with a difference enjoy a cycling tour of the Champagne region. You can tour the UNESCO-classified vineyards of champagne, learn about the history of Dom Perignon and sample a few bubbles enroute. If you are concerned that your peddling technique might start to suffer, you can also enjoy the same journey at e-bikes. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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