The south of France is influenced by the Mediterranean culture. Its iconic landscapes have been shaped by its inhabitants over several generations. Cycling the Mediterranean region is a real awakening of the senses. Come and taste the authentic cuisine which will revive your taste buds, observe unique landscapes such as the Camargue where the sea merges with the land and 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 through Languedoc and its great vineyards, a colourful adventure awaits you on EuroVelo 8.

Note: Please be aware that the section between Manosque and Meyrargues is currently not developed. In the meantime, we advise you to cross this section by train, which offers many connections per day. Go on the website ZOU and create an account to buy your ticket. You can also buy your ticket directly at the rail stations. Your bike will travel for free on this trip!

Download here the full GPS tracks of EuroVelo 8 - Mediterranean Route in France and start planning your next cycling holidays!



Development status
  • Certified Section of at least 300 km that has successfully undergone the certification process in line with ECF’s European Certification Standard. It is the highest quality level on the EuroVelo network
  • Developed with EuroVelo signs Developed route (see category below) with continuous signing along the route, incorporating EuroVelo route information panels.
  • Developed Route developed for cyclists and signed in line with the respective national standard (i.e. it is part of a local, regional or national cycle network). There must also be a website providing information to users. Developed route can be heterogeneous in terms of infrastructure: type of cycling infrastructure, surface, width, gradients, etc
  • Under development Route containing sections that require further development (e.g. stretches on public highways with high levels of traffic). Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Planning Undeveloped route with no detailed information publicly available on the Internet. The itinerary communicated is a proposal for the best possible option currently available. It may also contain dangerous sections. Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Public transport link


  • Natural Heritage
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Culinary Delights
  • Maritime Heritage / The Rhine / The Meuse
  • Other Point of Interest
  • Bus station
  • Train station
  • Mobility info center

National & Regional Information

France Vélo Tourisme

National EuroVelo Coordination Centre

France Vélo Tourisme platform offers many major cycling routes and destinations in France, including mountain bike routes, practical advices for traveling by bike, a route calculator with a map, as well as contact details for Accueil Vélo service providers throughout the country.

Accueil Vélo

"Accueil Velo" is a national accreditation scheme guaranteeing a high quality of services for cyclists using French cycle routes. You will find accommodations, bike rental and repair companies, restaurants, tourist offices and places to visit.

EuroVelo 8 / France

This website provides all the informations you need to cycle around La Méditerranée à vélo, the French part of EuroVelo 8 - Mediterranean Cycle Route. You will find an interactive map, a route calculator, the route presented in 15 stages with description and you can also download GPX files and PDF maps. Practical advices, proposals for cycling trips and links to Accueil Vélo service providers are also available.

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