Autumn in France: explore the area by bike

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Is autumn also your favorite season? Autumn is a wonderful season and especially colorful and versatile. This season is very beautiful and diverse in France. Mushrooms shoot from the ground and the grapes are harvested. Of course there is a chance of morning mist where the sun climbs above and then it will be a day with beautiful (late summer) weather. If you want to see this with your own eyes, we recommend a cycling holiday. Get on your bike from your holiday home or drive a short distance by car and discover France in the autumn.

Benefits of autumn

There are several advantages to mention why you should visit France in the late summer or autumn. The high season is over. So your vacation is cheaper. The crowds have also decreased so that you can enjoy popular tourist attractions and activities in peace. During the day, the temperatures are still wonderful to cycle and explore the area or to undertake other activities. It is neither too hot nor too cold. The many hours of sunshine also ensure that your already acquired brown color just holds on for a while longer.

The Dordogne, Ariège, Poitou-Charentes or the Provence?

Why these regions, you might wonder? These are the regions where our holiday parks are located. The parks are located in the middle, west and south of France in a quiet environment with beautiful views. The regions are safe and the temperatures are still summery. In the middle and west it can still be 25 degrees and in the south even 30 degrees. In a holiday home you can enjoy all comforts and comfort. If it gets cold in the evening you are pleasant inside or under the roof on the terrace. And when it's warm, you can take a dip in the pool in the park or in the private pool at your holiday home. In short, these are wonderful regions where you can fully enjoy the French autumn.

Explore the area by bike

France has a huge variety of landscapes. Every region looks different. Characteristic of the Dordogne are, among other things, the walnut plantations. In the autumn they are harvested and various festivities take place. A colorful nature, tranquility, chestnuts, (edible) mushrooms, burling deer and looming morning mist in a hilly landscape is what you may encounter in the Dordogne. There are also special cycling routes along the rivers Lot and Dordogne.
In Poitou-Charentes you can also cycle very well. With more than 1000 km of cycle paths, there is always a safe and beautiful route to plan out. Discover here the Atlantic Coast with La Rochelle and the island of Ile de Ré, the Cognac region or cycle the castle route. In the Ariège, which is really more hilly, you can cycle past the Cathar castles and admire many relics from antiquity. A visit to the artists' village of Carla Bayle certainly belongs to the holiday program at home. The Provence and the Côte d'Azur are also wonderful to explore by bike. There are special routes along the Mediterranean, the Calanques and tourist places such as Cassis, La Ciotat and Bandol.

More tips

In every region there are still vineyards open where you can learn everything about wine or take part in a tasting. You can also buy to the local market and typical local produce. Get to know the regional cuisines, the vast nature, grab a terrace and visit picturesque villages and towns. If you are looking for great tips or a cycling route, you can also ask the manager of the park for more information. He knows the environment like no other.

Holiday homes from FranceComfort

FranceComfort manages and rents holiday parks in France that have just a little more comfort than average. The holiday homes are located in the Dordogne, the Languedoc, the Midi Pyrénées and the Poitou-Charente and are equipped with every luxury and comfort. The holiday parks mostly have a swimming pool, restaurant, wifi, tennis, playground and entertainment and reception with employees who speak Dutch and English.

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