Cycling in the Alpes-Maritimes
Discover the tourist cycling loops in the Alpes-Maritimes according to your desire and your level: family outings, cyclo-tourist routes, sporting loops or itineraries over several days.
The south of France is influenced par the Mediterranean culture. Its iconic landscapes have been shaped by its inhabitants over several generations. Cycling through the Mediterranean region is a real awakening of the senses. Come taste the authentic cuisine which will revive your taste buds, observe unique landscapes where the sea merges with the sky and come breathe the air of Provence... From the Côte d'Azur, renowned for its splendour and its 'Belle Epoque' architecture, to the oriental extremity, where the Alps meet the Mediterranean, passing by Languedoc and its great vineyards, you will experience an exciting adventure.
Nice, Antibes, Cannes, Vence, Saint-Raphaël or Villefranche sur Mer : so many sites that always make us dream of the Côte d'Azur. The sea and the Provence sunshine, of course, but also the preserved beauty of perched villages in the hinterland, the parks and sumptuous mediterranean gardens, an exceptional number of museums, in a region that has always loved painters.
AF3V is a national organization of French citizens who promotes the development of greenways and long distance cycle routes in France. As part of their work, they make their information available to the public willing to go cycling long distance or to take some good time for leisure. Their website can also be of interest for the EuroVelo tourist. They have good input from the users' perspective.
The itinerary in the Alpes-Maritimes follows the 'Littorale', a cycle route following the sea coast for 15 km between the Nice harbour and the Marina Baie des Anges in Villeneuve-Loubet.0033 497 18 6000
France Vélo Tourisme is the French national website for promoting long distance cycle routes. The website has specific pages for all the 'ready-to-cycle' EuroVelo routes with maps, points of interest and other useful information.
This website, developed as part of the France Vélo Tourisme website, gives a lot of information about EuroVelo 8 - Mediterranean Route. You will find an interactive map, a division of the route in stages, a description of each section and even downloadable GPX tracks.
This website provides information for professionals interested in the development of EuroVelo 8 - Mediterranean Route. Here you will find the Mediterranean Cycling Roadmap, an introduction to the MEDCYCLETOUR project, information for the press and various photos, videos and technical information.
The Vélo & Territoires network gather local authorities committed to cycling development in France. At the heart of Vélo & Territoires’s attention are the development of cycling and more precisely of cycle routes, greenways and cycle tourism in France. They support the project stakeholders with expertise, good pratices exchange, national advocacy and firstname.lastname@example.org +33 9 72 56 85 05