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The River Rhone Cycle Route

Author : Mike Wells
ISBN : 9781783624041
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Guide to The River Rhone Cycle Route, an 895km bicycle ride starting high in the Alps of central Switzerland and finishing at the Mediterranean Sea, near Marseille. The route - which is mostly downhill - is divided into 20 stages (averaging 45km per stage) and can be completed by most cyclists in 12-14 days. The described route uses two waymarked national cycle trails: the Swiss R1 Rhone Route and the French ViaRhôna, which together have been adopted by the ECF (European Cyclists' Federation) as EuroVélo route EV17. The guide provides detailed route descriptions and 1:150,000 mapping for each stage, together with plenty of practical advice such as preparing for the journey, transport options there and back, what to take, accommodation en route and more. A Swiss/French glossary is also included. Taking in dramatic mountain vistas, Lake Geneva's enchanting beauty and the coastal delights of southern France, the route showcases some of the region's most spectacular scenery, making it a veritable gem for any tour cyclist looking to stretch their legs in stunning surrounds. If a visual feast is not enough, cyclists can indulge in the gastronomic wonders of the region. And need we mention the fact that the Rhone flows through some of the greatest wine producing regions of both Switzerland and France?

The Rhine Cycle Route

Author : Mike Wells
ISBN : 9781783626311
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This comprehensive guidebook to EuroVelo route 15 offers a detailed stage-by-stage description of the 1370km route along the Rhine, one of Europe's great rivers, passing through six countries on its way from Switzerland to the North Sea. The cycling is easy, downhill and along dedicated cycle lanes, the countries visited are very cycle-friendly and the waymarking is excellent. The whole trip can be completed in two weeks by a fit cyclist. The guide includes plenty of information to help you plan your trip, with advice on travel, accommodation and facilities. The full route is presented in 27 stages of 32-69km, with step-by-step route description, 1:100,000 mapping and notes on local points of interest. A facilities table, glossary and list of useful contacts can be found in the appendices. Starting in the Swiss Alps with high mountains, deep glacial valleys and gorges, it soon reaches Europe's third largest lake, the Bodensee, and its greatest mainland waterfall. After Basel, the Rhine becomes a broad river, now the world's busiest river trading artery. The middle Rhine, between Bingen and Koblenz, forces its way through the narrow rocky Rhine gorge, lined by romantic castles perched above Germany's finest vineyards. Finally, the river passes through low-lying Holland, famed for its many flood dykes and windmills.

The Loire Cycle Route

Author : Mike Wells
ISBN : 9781783624898
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This guide describes a 1052km cycle route that starts at the source of the Loire in the Massif Central mountains of central France and finishes at the Atlantic opposite St Nazaire. It descends past extinct volcanoes, crater lakes and deep gorges before joining EuroVélo route 6 and the fully waymarked Loire à Vélo, France's most popular cycle trail. Following the river downstream in 26 stages, the route is generally downhill or level often on dedicated traffic-free cycle tracks. Packed with a wealth of useful information - from practical planning advice to fascinating insights about the river and its surroundings - the guidebook features detailed route descriptions and informative mapping. Details of facilities and places to stay, and a French glossary are included. The route goes through the heart of France as the Loire becomes the royal river, bounded by extravagant châteaux, fields of Charolais cattle and vineyards. It passes through historic cities like Orléans and Tours, continuing past Angers and France's fourth largest city Nantes.

Cycling In The Hebrides

Author : Richard Barrett
ISBN : 9781783622856
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This guidebook describes 37 day rides for all abilities, and 22 linking routes for more experienced cycle tourists, allow riders to visit all the essential sights in over 20 islands of the Hebrides and of the Firth of Clyde. Routes range from those suitable for short weekend breaks to a challenging 600-mile tour. Whether you're putting together a fortnight's tour or just enjoying a few day rides from a single base, this guide is packed with useful information to help you make the most of your trip. The Hebridean islands offer a wealth of wonderful scenery: the majestic Cuillin mountains on Skye; the otherworldly palm trees on Bute; the marvellous white shell sands on Tiree and Harris. This guidebook features detailed custom mapping and elevation profiles for all routes, and comprehensive information of ferry and transport routes, accommodation, food and drink, supplies, cycle spares and repairs. Island hopping in these islands is a magical experience. The guide visits over 20 of them and each has its own interesting history and wildlife. Reasonably fit cyclists can enjoy these routes at their own pace; experienced cycle tourists will eat up the miles.

Burgandy And The Rhone Valley

Author : Andrew Sanger
ISBN : 0762706910
Genre : Travel
File Size : 83. 36 MB
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People who travel by car have the best opportunities to explore beyond typical tourist destinations, but driving in an unfamiliar region can be a daunting prospect. New Signpost Guides provide practical information to guide motorists through unfamiliar routes, signs, traffic laws, and parking. Hundreds of attractions are described in detail, together with recommendations for shopping, dining, and accommodations.Each Signpost Guide features: -- Full-color, detailed area maps, supported by driving directions and route plans -- Helpful and practical tips, including average driving times and distances -- Individual chapters on major cities that supply information essential to getting around without a car -- Unique ratings system to help travelers sample the very best of each region

Canals On Wheels

Author : Martha Marino
ISBN : 9781440141478
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 86. 21 MB
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Canals on Wheels is a collection of stories about Martha Marino's solo bicycle trips taken during the summers along nine canals in France. She describes her bike route, the towns and places she visited, her camping experiences and the interesting people she met. Martha has published other books: Asian Adventure, Backpacking in the Middle East, and African Journal. Her magazine articles appeared in This is Japan, Ski Magazine and Illustrated India and her travel articles have been in Laguna Beach's newspapers The News Post, The Laguna Beach Independent, and Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot. Martha began bike touring in her 60's and since then has cycled all over Europe, Prince Edward Island in Nova Scotia, the Gulf Islands, and down the Pacific Coast from Washington to California. Two of her greatest passions are bike touring and traveling. If you like reading about cycling adventures and France, you'll enjoy this book.

France By Bike

Author : Karen Whitehill
ISBN : 0898863163
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 31. 95 MB
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Offers advice on camping and lodging, accessories, safety, and equipment repairs; tells how to plan a bicycle trip; and recommends 14 tours of varying length throughout France

Auvergne Rh Ne Valley

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121627710
Genre : Auvergne (France)
File Size : 77. 90 MB
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The Auto

Author : Stanley Spooner
ISBN : UOM:39015022472800
Genre : Automobiles
File Size : 61. 32 MB
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