France

Destinations: France

Cycle France in 2018

Four fantastic cycling tours for a true taste of France. Cycling the Loire Valley This region of France sits on a pivotal frontier between the north and south of France... Read More »

Destinations: France

Cycling Corsica: Pure Pleasure

Cycling Corsica Tour Leader Top Three Of all the places in the world our Tour Leader Jo Kent has bicycle toured (and there are a lot of them), she still... Read More »

Destinations: Austria,  Destinations: France,  Destinations: Germany,  Destinations: Italy

Start Here: Best Bike Tours for Beginner Riders

Not Sure Where You Should Ride? Start with one of these 6 trips. Selecting a bike tour can be a daunting task. With dozens of countries and routes to choose... Read More »

Destinations: France

France’s Finest: A taste of everything in Champagne,...

A Taste of Everything in Champagne, Burgundy, Plus Provence Taking the scenic route through France’s finest Food, wine, and cycling – all of these are quintessential to experiencing the best... Read More »

Destinations: Croatia,  Destinations: France,  Destinations: Germany,  Destinations: Hungary,  Travel Stories

#ShareSomething: Cyclist’s Memories from the Road

Our Travelers’ Favorite Moments From Tour From the best meal to the perfect stretch of road, we love hearing about your favorite moments on tour. A few of our travelers... Read More »

Destinations: France,  News

New in 2017: Cycle France’s Wine Country

Ooh La La! New 2017 Bicycle Tour Cycle (and Savor) France’s Wine Country Join our new cycling tour through France’s wine country and experience la douceur de vivre, the sweetness... Read More »

Travel Planning: Food and Meals,  Destinations: France,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  Travel Stories

Seeking Supper: Adventures in Sète

New Friends And Local Favorites ExperiencePlus! Riders Find The Perfect Dinner Though it may sound counter intuitive, one of the most important elements of tour design and pre-trip planning is making... Read More »

Destinations: France

Little Blue’s Big Adventure

A Bike’s-Eye View Cycling the South of France Hey there, Little Blue here! Or, as the mechanics tend to call me, bike model Ti73/1. I’m part of the ExperiencePlus! bike... Read More »

Cycle Tours France

Destinations: France,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight

My First Bike Tour

My First Bike Tour  Conquering Fear and Finding Bliss Last fall, with no bike travel experience or real training to speak of, I went on my first guided cycling tour.... Read More »

Destinations: France

France’s Highlights and Hidden Treasures

France is a complex and beautiful country to visit. Its people, food and regions are surprisingly diverse.  With so many things to see and it is hard to know where to... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Destinations: Italy

Sightseer Bicycling Tours by ExperiencePlus!

At ExperiencePlus! we believe that cyclists of all ages, abilities and experience levels should have the opportunity to explore the world by bike. So this year, we’re rolling out a... Read More »

Travel Planning: Food and Meals,  Destinations: France,  Destinations: Italy

A Taste of Aphrodisiac Diamonds on Tour

By ExperiencePlus! Tour Leader Pia de Richemont What did Marilyn Monroe, Mussolini and President Truman have in common? Fame? Certainly. Insomnia? Quite likely. But the three of them also shared... Read More »

Destinations: France

If Wishes Were Horses

Cycling on the island of Corsica has been on my wish list for nearly a decade so when I learned that I would be traveling there in September to join... Read More »

Destinations: France

Corsica and the 2013 Tour de France

In July 2013 the Tour de France, and the rest of the world, will discover what ExperiencePlus! has known for years: that Corsica, the “Island of Beauty” as first described... Read More »

Destinations: France

Cycling the Languedoc

From the moment I climbed on my bike and began pedaling through the streets in the heart of French villages, I was giddy—this is too cool.  With sweeping panoramas, Cathar... Read More »

Destinations: France,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight

My Trip of a Lifetime by Sally Miller

I just completed the trip of my lifetime which is more commonly known as Bicycling the Best of Provence Plus! and the Luberon and Aix tour with ExperiencePlus!. I was... Read More »

Destinations: France

Cycling the Languedoc – Féria de Pentecôte

ExperiencePlus! has two brand new cycling options in the Languedoc region of southern France. Our inaugural tours May 27 – June 3, 2012 and the Plus! version which ends on... Read More »

Pont du Gard

Destinations: France

Bicycling the Best of Provence

Just when you thought Provence couldn’t get any better ExperiencePlus! has combined two of our most popular tours in France to create one spectacular tour that has it all. Drawing... Read More »

Carcassonne

Destinations: France

New in France – Cycling the Languedoc

Cycling the Languedoc (Plus! French Catalonia) With a variety of landscapes bathed by the Mediterranean sun and connected with a vast network of small country roads that extend from the... Read More »

Destinations: France

Le Quatorze Juillet or Bastille Day

By ExperiencePlus! Tour Leader, Marie Lavigne. Bastille Day or le quatorze juillet (14th of July) is the French national holiday, very similar to Independence Day, or the 4th of July,... Read More »

Travel Planning: Food and Meals,  Destinations: France,  Recipes

Interview with Chef Erick Vedel

A local Provençal chef tells us about his passion for food and how it has pervaded other areas of his life. Each year he opens his home to us on... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Destinations: Italy

Bicycling the Mediterranean: Corsica and Sardinia

The Mediterranean is one of the world’s most attractive vacation destinations, and its islands are renowned to be amongst the finest bicycling locations on the planet. In fact two of... Read More »

Destinations: France,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight

Bicycling Alsace – The Inaugural Journey

After the Cycling the Vineyards of Alsace trip debut in July 2010, cyclists proclaimed that the tour had earned itself an instant place on their “best trips ever” lists because... Read More »

Destinations: France

A Brief Introduction to the Highlights of Alsace

Alsace is arguably the most unique region of France. As a place that has changed hands five times between France and Germany over the last 150 years, it is now... Read More »

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