For your bike holidays in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, take advantage of services labelled Accueil Vélo [Cyclists Welcome]. From accommodation and bike hire to places to visit and where to eat, the Accueil Vélo label will support you throughout your cycling holiday in France!
THE TOURIST GUIDE FOR YOUR BIKE HOLIDAY
Identify the Accueil Vélo logo on the doors of participating establishments, on route maps, and at France Vélo Tourisme stops. The label guarantees that the service is:
- Accessible: within 5 km of a cycle track,
- Suitable for cyclists: bike shelter, bike-cleaning service, luggage transfer, etc.
- High Quality: information on bike routes, weather charts, etc.
ACCUEIL VÉLO ACCOMMODATION
Campsite, gîte, hotel or holiday rental: choose the Accueil Vélo accommodation that best suits you. These accommodations offer personalised services: a filling breakfast to fuel your ride, luggage transfer to your next destination, laundry, and even cleaning your bike! Everything has been planned so you can have a restorative night’s sleep before you get back on the road.
Get your strength back
What are the perks of a bike-friendly restaurant? To be registered, a restaurant has to offer, in particular:
- a secure area to park your bike;
- advice on nearby routes;
- a quick lunch option with free water on request;
- charging facilities for e-bikes and your phones.
ACCUEIL VÉLO TOURIST OFFICES
An essential stop for the traveller on the road, the Accueil Vélo Tourist Offices have all the information required for your bike vacation at your disposal: weather reports, trains that accept bikes, lists of hirers and repairers, and information on routes. A bike repair kit and re-charging stations are also available.
BIKE HIRE AND REPAIRS
Kit yourself out
Accueil Vélo hirers offer various types of bikes: mountain bikes, cruisers, hybrids or e-bikes. Plus, locks, repair kits, and advice on routes. You will find everything you need for a pleasurable bike holiday. A guarantee of reliability, the label denotes bike repairers who specialise in quick repairs and who can offer you a solution when your bike can go no further.
ACCUEIL VÉLO SITES TO VISIT
Combine the useful with the enjoyable!
Take advantage of a break to visit one of the 48 registered Accueil Vélo sites in the Région Sud that offer bike-friendly services. Visit castles, leisure parks, museums, wine-growing estates, and more. All these sites are connected to your route and are equipped with a parking area, drinking water spots, toilets, and plugs for recharging your phone, laptop, or e-bike.